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Online Communities / Forums / Critiques

Canon Digital Photography Forums - A forum for digital camera enthusiasts using Canon cameras. The forum contains also general photography and technique discussion areas which are not camera-type specific. - Dedicated to discussing anything to do with digital photography. Forums - Forums for Digital Photography, Photoshop, plus Print Production, Type and Typography, and several more.

Imaging Resource Photo Forums - Many categories, such as Accessories, Buying and Selling, Scanners, Digital Cameras, Software, Techniques, Troubleshooting.

The Luminous Landscape Discussion Forum - Categories include Travel and Locations; Photographic Equipment; The Art of Landscape Photography; Digital Imaging; Guest Photographers; Film & Darkroom; Critiques; and The Video Journal. - All things Nikon, including Nikon camera cheatsheets, guides and how-to's, articles, and more for Nikon film and digital cameras.

PassionForPixels - PassionForPixels is an on-line community of photographers who share their knowledge, skills, techniques and passion for the digital medium." - General questions, suggestions, feedback, and everything related to photography.

Photography Corner - A growing portal for photographers that includes photographer resources, a photography forum, as well as tutorials and tips & tricks.

Qiang Li's Photo Critique Forum - A site for anyone from beginning photographers to experienced professionals to post images for others to enjoy and critique.

RetouchPRO - Forum categories include Technique (Digital and Traditional Restoration, Retouching, and Manipulation; Critiques, Opinions, Request for Help; Challenges, Gallery; Input/Output, i.e., scanning, printing), Tools (Software, Hardware, and Education), and more.

Advice / Reviews / Articles / Blogs

The Commercial Photographer: Life Behind the Lens - A blog for commercial photographers.

Digital Cameras & Accessories. Reviews, Price Comparison and Ratings - Digital camera reviews, ratings, and full information on top rated digital cameras from Sony, Kodak, Canon, Olympus, Fuji, Nikon, Minolta, and more. - The latest in digital photography and imaging news, reviews of the latest digital cameras and accessories, the most active discussion forums, a large selection of sample images, a digital camera buyers guide, side-by-side comparisons and the most comprehensive database of digital camera features and specifications.

ePhotoZine - Great resource for performance tests, reviews, and buyer's guides.

Field and Forest Photography Tips - Photo tips and interviews with established photographers.

Food Photography Blog - Learn to make better photographs of food.

Imaging Resource - Offers the latest digital camera, scanner and printer reviews as well as their exclusive Comparometer image comparison database and Camera Finder. - Camera reviews, tech corner, tutorials, and more.

The Luminous Landscape - The web's most comprehensive site devoted to the art of landscape, nature and documentary photography using traditional as well as digital image processing techniques. You will find on these pages instructive feature articles, product reviews, travel and technical discussions, inspiring portfolios, and a Discussion Forum. - An online learning community of people improving their photography expertise. - Billed as "Your best source for camera reviews and photography advice." Highly recommended, especially if you're planning on buying equipment.

Wildlife Research Photography - Dedicated to wildlife photography, it includes: BT Journal, equipment reviews, shooting tips, workshops and classes, environmental issues, and more.

Online Photo Albums

Photoalbum - Create your own online fotoalbum. It's simple, easy and for free.

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Red-Eye Removal Tutorials

Graphics Software - Instructions to remove red-eye in any version of Photoshop.

Red-Eye Reduction - Five red-eye removal techniques by Pete Bauer on Planet Photoshop (includes Photoshop CS2 technique).

Photo Protection Tutorials

Watermark Tutorial by Terry Steeley - A watermarking technique for Photoshop 7 and Photoshop CS.

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General Photography Tutorials & Tips

Beginning Orchid Photography: How to Get the Best Results - An article by Matthew Gore on the B&H Photo website.

Cambridge in Colour Photography Tutorials - Digital imaging tutorials on color, bit depth, image types, noise, digital sensors, histograms: tones and contrast, histograms: luminance and color, color management, noise reduction, and posterization.

National Geographic Adventure Photography Tips - Tips, tricks, and techniques to help you take better pictures from National Geographic photographer Mark Thiessen.

Travels to the Edge with host Art Wolfe - Shooting Tips, Photo Gallery, and more on the Canon Digital Learning Center website.

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Sell / Market Your Photos - The Most Comprehensive and Usable Global Marketplace for Professional or Amateur Photographers, Models, and Photo Buyers!

Stock Photography

Adobe Stock Photos - A service included in Adobe applications that empowers users to search over 230,000 royalty-free images from top stock photography providers.

PhotoSource International - The meeting place for photographers who want to sell their stock photos, and for editors and art directors who want to buy them.

Stock Photography at Foto Search - Allows users to search from more than fifty quality stock photography vendors at one site. Plus find royalty-free clipart pictures, illustrations, motion stock video clips, vector maps, and background clip art imagery.

Sample Model Releases - Information on legal issues for photographers, including examples of model releases.

DigitalPhotoCorner - Model releases covering adults, minors, and property.

Rutgers New Brunswick/Piscataway Campus - Model release forms in pdf format.


Apogee Photo Magazine - A free online magazine designed to inform and entertain photographers of all ages and levels.

Digital SLR Photography - DSLR reviews, news and user guides for Sony, Nikon, Olympus and Canon digital cameras.

ePhotoZine - A comprehensive for the photo enthusiast offering reviews, tests, forums, techniques, feature articles, galleries, and more.

Nikon World - Featurs the work of renowned photographers, complemented by their insights, techniques and behind-the-scenes views of the creative process.
Also the latest Nikon cameras, lenses and accessories.

NYI PhotoWorld eZine - From the New York Institute of Photography.

Outdoor Photographer - The print magazine's online website.

Photo Techniques Magazine - Written for the serious amateur and those working in professional photography who want to create the best possible photographs and images. Bimonthly articles provide techniques on photo shooting and photo printing for traditional photography and digital photography.

Popular Photography - Learn about Photography from the experts at Browse the magazine's variety of camera reviews and read exclusive photo tips to hone your skills.

Shutterbug - Online resources plus option to subscribe.

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Online Courses - Online courses in a variety of categories: Beginning Photography, Digital Photography, Photoshop, Lighting & Exposure, Composition and the Art of Seeing, Specialty Subjects, Shooting Techniques, Business & Marketing. Instructors include Jim Zuckerman, George Schaub, Joe McDonald, and many others.

Web Photo Schools - An online resource for photographers who want to improve their digital photography skills and learn more about the art and technique of photography.

Nikon School - Intro to Digital Photography, and Next Steps in Digital Photography.

TPC: The Photo College - Offers 12 free online lessons, plus other resources.

Photography Schools

The Academy of Art University - A photography school offering on campus and online photography degree courses in photojournalism, digital photography, conventional photography and more.

The Center for Digital Imaging Arts | Film and Photography School - An academic leader in offering extensive, practical, hands-on, career oriented education and training in the rapidly emerging digital arts fields specializing in both Photography and Digital Filmmaking.

Florida Photography Schools - A directory of photography collages and schools in Florida, as well as other states and countries.

New Mexico Field Photography School - Weeklong workshops are hands-on learning, centered on the needs and abilities of the participants.

The New York Institute of Photography - Educating photographers since 1910.

Photography Degrees - Search 100+ Online photography degree programs. The site is a one-stop shop of information on careers and schools for photographers. NEW 08/27/12

Photography Schools - Find photography schools in your state! Earn a degree in photography and kick start your career as a photographer.

Rocky Mountain School of Photography - Advanced studies, John Shaw lectures, digital workshops, weekend festivals, online galleries.


North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) - First and only association in North America committed to serving the field of nature photography.

Wedding Photojournalist Association - A professional organization composed of photojournalists and wedding photographers from around the world.

Photographers Guidelines

Writers/Photographers Guidelines - Lists writer's guidelines, which often encompass guidelines for submissions by photographers as well.

Camera Brokers / Dealers

Abes of Maine - Cameras and electronics.

B&H Camera - An extensive inventory of imaging products at discounted prices. Also deals in used equipment. - Buys and sells used cameras, and also has new equipment. I've had very good luck buying used cameras and accessories with KEH in years past.

Porter's - A one-stop shop for all photography equipment including digital and film cameras, media cards, flash and lighting, filters, lenses, and accessories. Porter's also carries hard-to-find darkroom equipment as well as film equipment.

Archival Supplies

Century Business Solutions (formerly 20th Century Plastics) - Photo/slide accessories, albums, storage, and more.

Studio Backdrops / Props

Denny Mfg. - Listed as "World's Largest Manufacturer of Muslin Backdrops, Studio Props and other Photographic Supplies." - "Earth's largest Photography Studio Prop manufacturer and distributor."

Gallery Creating Software / Applications

The Exhibit Engine - A free PHP/MySQL application for online photograph display. It's especially designed to give detailed technical info on each photo, with text descriptions and gear info (though not required).

JAlbum - JAlbum is a free tool that produces web based photo albums with index pages and slide shows from image folders.

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