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Photographic Society of America

The Photographic Society of America is the premiere organization of its kind in the world dedicated to the advancement of the art of photography. Most of its membership are amateur photographers from all walks of life but there are also a considerable number of members who are professional photographers. Announcements about upcoming events sponsored by the Society are posted on this page. ...
Photography Seminars

Whether an amateur or working professional, this site offers something for all photographers. After free registration in Admissions, users can select from a number of free online Workshop Courses on photographic techniques and topics (personal instruction with faculty members is also available for a fee). In addition to the seminars, the site serves as a gateway to numerous photographic resources....
Albumen Photographs: History, Science and Preservation

The Albumen Website, put together by art and photograph conservators Timothy Vitale, Paul Messier, and Walter Henry (also known as the Web master for CoOL, Conservation Online), presents the art, history, and science of albumen photographs. The gallery features digital images of albumen prints from several institutions, including the Monterey Museum of Art, Library of Congress, and George Eastman...

Over the past one-hundred and fifty years, groups of photographers have formed collectives to promote their work and, at times, to advocate on behalf of certain social causes. The photographers that comprise the Documentography group work to achieve both goals and have developed this site to showcase some of their own work, along with the works of other independent photo-journalists. From the main...
StudioLine Photo Basic 1.1.12

While this free version of StudioLine Photo Basic weighs in at 27 MB, its capabilities are worth the download time. Some of the features of this program include the ability to import numerous image files without compression and the ability to share picture thumbnails. Users can also use the program to turn their computer into a slide projector and upload entire Web galleries to the Internet. The...
King County Snapshots

This fine photographic archive serves as both a great repository of visual historical documentation of the King County area (which includes Seattle) in the state of Washington, as a good example of a collaborative partnership between various organizations. The partnership includes bringing together the visual collections of ten small historical organizations in tandem with the University of...
Comer Archive of Chicago in the Year 2000

Like most large American cities, Chicago has been the focus of many visual documentary projects, including such films as "Hoop Dreams" and the various WPA photojournalism efforts of the 1930s and 1940s. In the year 2000, more than 200 photographers "recorded the people of Chicago in every feature of their public and social lives as well as the buildings and landscape they occupied." With the help...
Great Mirror

Interpreting and documenting landscapes has been the province of photojournalists, art historians, writers, filmmakers, and other interested parties since time immemorial. Geographers have contributed much to this endeavor as well, though not nearly as many of them have a presence on the internet. That lacuna is partially filled by the Great Mirror website, created by geographer Bret Wallach, who...
Photographers of Genius at the Getty

To celebrate 20 years of collecting photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, this exhibition presents works by 38 photographers, 20 of whom are featured on the website: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Eugène Atget, Hippolyte Bayard, Walker Evans, Roger Fenton, Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey, David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson, Lewis Hine, André Kertész, Gustave Le Gray, Dorothea Lange,...
The pages of Mats Mattsson about aurora borealis, astrophotography, and some other phenomena of light in the sky.

Mats Mattsson, a member of the group Amateur Astronomers of Stockholm (STAR), presents his fabulous pictures of the sky at this website. The images at the site are divided into a series of links which include Auroras, Halos, Rainbows, Crepuscular rays, and the sun. With each category, the author has provided a short introduction to the phenomenon presented. Users can learn about the equipment Mats...
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