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Resources for Digital Photographers

Contents (updated July 2013)

(Please report new sites, dead links, and changes in prices)


Wikipedia Articles of Interest:

How to Choose a Photo Sharing Site for Newbies ~

Consumer Search Review of Online Printing Services, October 2007 ~

AOL PIctures ~

23 ~

4Shared ~

Aminus3 ~ ~ free photoblog hosting; unlimited images and bandwidth; search engine optimization for your photos.

Art Limited ~ ~ photos, art, and critics galore.

Atpic ~

Better Photo ~

Byte Gallery ~

Bytephoto ~

Care2 ~

DeviantART ~ ~ more of an art community than a photo sharing site; chat rooms and forums, including a forum dedicated to reports of others who rip off an artist's work.

Dropshots ~

Expono ~

Flickr ~

FocalPower ~

Fotki ~

Fotolog ~ ~ Flickr meets MySpace.

Fotothing ~

Fototime ~

Gallery 2 ~ ~ lets you manage your photos on your own website.

GlowFoto ~

Hoorray ~

Humble Voice ~ ~ for artists of all genres (film, word, photography, art, music).

ImageEvent ~ ~ free 21-day trial; $24.95 and $64.95 annual fee.

ImageShack ~

Ipernity ~ ~ free; share whatever you want with whoever you want (photos, videos, audio, docs).

Keep And Share ~

Kodak Easy Share Gallery ~

Koffee Photo ~ ~ software and online hosting combined into one.

Lenzus ~

Mac Web Gallery ~

Multiply ~ ~ likely to be a big hit with bloggers and facebook fans due to integrated sharing options.

My Album ~

My Photo Album ~

My Shutterspace ~

Natuba ~ specifically for sharing iPhone pictures ~

One True Media ~ ~ geared toward social media users and blotters; makes slideshow and video montages, photo books, and ecards.

Panoramio ~ ~ photo sharing meets GPS; works with ATP's Photo Finder to geotag photos automatically.

PBase ~ (includes a link to PBASE Magazine)

Phanfare ~ ~ ~ huge community of amateur and professional photographers with a variety of skill levels and photographic experiences; more features if you contribute $20 donation per year.

Photoape ~

Photoblog ~

Photobucket ~

Photofun ~

Photopost ~ ~ software to create your own galleries and invite users to join

PhotoSIG ~ ~for the serious photography community.

Photoworks ~

Photo! Web Album ~

Photrade ~ ~ share photos, get paid.

Picable ~

Picasa ~ Google's free photo organizer; combines editing software and sharing solutions via web albums.

Picateers ~ ~ fundraising meets photography.

Pichaus ~

Pickle ~ ~ next-generation media sharing; photos & videos in one; instant sharing via camera phones.

PicMe ~ ~ allows you to organize your photos into stacks.

Pictoma ~

Picture Social: The Network for Photographers ~

Picture Trail ~ ~ ~ a lot like Flickr, but based in Ireland.

Pixamo ~ ~ Flickr meets FaceBook.

RedBubble ~ ~ exists to challenge the elitism of the traditional art world.

Ringo ~

rmbr ~ ~ a funware application...allows you to instantly message, doodle, and play photo games with your friends and family.

Shutterfly ~  ~ free storage & enhancing of your photos & the ability to create things like Christmas cards or baby shower invitations! Plus photo tips & ideas here.

Slide ~

SmileBooks ~ "Real Photo Books.  Real Simple" ~

SmugMug ~ ~ no free plans; $39.95, $59.95, or $149.95 per year.

Snapfish ~

Tabblo ~ ~ a place to make cool stuff with your photos

Tiny Album ~

TREKEARTH ~ Learning About the World Through Photography ~ 

UTATA: Tribal Photography

Webshots ~ ~ offers free and premium accounts; also allows you to download the Webshots Desktop software for managing/sharing your photos.

Winkflash ~ ~ unlimited storage.

Woophy (World of Photography) ~ "a free online database of the world" ~

Zenfolio ~ ~ hosting service for photo galleries; $25 to $100 per year

Zoomonga ~

Zooomr ~ ~ similar to Flickr, but totally free with unlimited bandwidth, file storage, and uploading.

Zoto ~ ~ unlimited storage, no ads, begins at $19.95 per year.


Wikipedia article on "Image Editing" ~

2008 Top Ten Photo Editing Software Report ~

Huge list of resources:

GIMP ~ GNU Image Manipulation Program ~ free

Image Forge (Cursor Arts) ~ ~ $28.95 single user

Nova Development ~ ~ free

PhotoFiltre ~ ~ free

Photo Impression (ArcSoft) ~ ~ $49.99; upgrade from $19.99

Photo Suite 8 (Roxio) ~ ~ $29.99

Photo Plus X2 (Serif) ~ ~ $79.99; upgrade available

Photo! Editor (VicMan Software) ~ ~ free

Picasa (Google) ~ ~ free

Picture Manager (Microsoft, Wikipedia article) ~

Smart Photo Editor - -- Advanced photo editing made easy; Free Trial and $29.95 to buy. (photo editing, background photo editing, 1,000s of shared photo effects)


Ultimate Paint ~ ~ $34.95 single user

Vicman's Photo Editor ~ ~ free


Adobe Photoshop Express ~

Cellsea ~ or

Fan Studio ~

Five Best Online Image Editors ~

Flauntr ~

FotoCrib ~

FotoFlexer ~

Lunapic ~ (same editor as "")

My Imager ~ ~ (same editor as "Lunapic")

Online Photo Tool ~

Phixr ~

PiccyFix ~

Picnik ~

Picresize ~

PikiFx ~

Pixenate ~

Pixer ~

Snipshot ~

Splashup ~ (formerly "Fauxto")

SumoPaint ~

Webpictool ~


(and Photography Blogs, Magazines, Humor, Etc.)

[Do a "Google" search by typing "photography tips" ~ you will get these and about 1.34 million additional links]

40 Amazing Online Photography Magazines ~ Photography ~ a general photography site, with links such as "Basics, Equipment, Develop, Edit, Print, etc. ~

Amateursnapper ~ Photography tips, tricks and techniques ~

Apogee Photo..."The Internet's Photography Magazine" ~

ArtDaily ~ the first art newspsper on the  net ~

Best Family Photography Tips ~

Beyond Megapixels ~ "A digital photography guide for the rest of us" ~

Cambridge in Colour ~ Photography Tutorials and Gallery ~

Camera Position ~ by Jeff Curto ~ "A Podcast About the Creative Side of Photography" ~

Camera Town ~ Developing the Photographer in You! ~
See "The Ultimate List of Free Photography Podcasts" at|7497 ~ "Where creatives go to know" ~

Derrick Story's Top Ten Digital Photography Tips ~

Digital Camera Help ~ ~ see "Digital Photography Tutorials" and other links

Digital Photography Blog

Digital Photography School ~  and ~ see various links for "Digital Photography Forum" and "Digital Photography Tips"

Digital Photography Tips: How to Take Better Photos ~

  • Digital Photography Tips, Photography Basics, Digital Photography Techniques, Watch and Learn, Vacation and Travel, Events and Holidays, Special Subjects

Digital Picture Zone ~

Earthbound Light ~ Photo Tips of the Week ~

Expert Village ~ Beginning Photography Tips & Techniques (video series) ~

Fodor's Focus on Photography ~ nearly 100 tips ~

  • Getting Ready, Classic Vacation Shots, The Man-Made World, The Natural World, The Elements, People, Lighting, Techniques, Composition

FStop Magazine ~

Good Tutorials ~ click on "Photography" or "Photoshop" ~

Illustrated Photography ~

Kodak "Tips and Projects Center" ~

  • Top Ten Tips, People and Animals, Holidays and Events, Special Subjects, Vacation and Travel, Camera Phone Pictures, Interactive Demos, Advanced Techniques

Lens ~ NY Times photography blog: photography, video and visual journalism ~

Lexar Digital Photography Tips and Lessons ~

  • Why Not Try...

  • Tips: Getting Started, Technical Tips, Subject Specific

  • Video Tutorials

  • Lessons: On Location, Behind the Scenes, Ideas and Inspiration, Technical Lessons

LexPix 35mm Photography ~

Murphy's Laws of Photography ~

National Geographic

NANPA ~ The North American Nature Photography Association ~

  • "Connecting the Nature Photography Community"
  • "...the first and premiere association in North America committed solely to serving the field of nature photography."

Outdoor Lens ~ Nature and Wildlife Photography ~

Photocrati ~ by photographers, for photographers ~ "Our mission is to foster discussion between photographers working in diverse fields and to share resources that encourage technical, artistic, and professional growth for pros and enthusiasts alike" ~

The Photographer's Right ~ a downloadable flyer (PDF) exploring your rights when stopped or confronted for photography. By Bert P. Krages II, Attorney at Law ~

Photography Basics ~ "Learn the basics of digital photography in easy steps"

Photography Bay ~

Photography Now ~ "A Collection of Outstanding Artists" ~

Picture Correct ~ ~

  • Beginner Tips: Exposure Basics, Composition, Light Usage, Night Photos, Portraits, Travel Preparation, Common Mistakes, Winter Photography

  • Advanced Tips: Expressions of Motion, Landscape Essentials, Developing a Workflow, Bad Weather Photos, Night Landscapes, Automotive Photography, Action Shots, Managing Light, Flash Photography, Using Histograms, Wildlife Photography, Camera Lens Guide, Digital Landscapes, Portrait Elements

  • "Some Basic Tips on Using Your Camera" by Yvonne Volante ~

  • "...hundreds more articles on all aspects of photography."

Pixdaus ~ nature photography site ~

Rick Sammon's Top Ten Digital Photography Tips ~ a YouTube video ~

SkyChaser's Basic Tips for Night Photography ~

"Sunny 16" discussion on Flickr ~

Take Great Pictures ~ Tips, techniques, new products, events, artists, contests, etc. Includes "Celebrities Who Shoot" ~

TED Talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design) ~

Ten Tips for Better Photos, by Andrew Hudson ~

Web Photo School ~

  • Four free lessons; memberships range from $10 per month to $80 per year


Adobe Photoshop Tutorials ~

Digital Photoshop Retouching ~ 

PhotoshopEssentials ~

The Photoshop Blog ~

Photoshop CS3 Killer Tips ~

Photoshop News ~

The Photoshop Roadmap ~

PhotoshopUser TV ~

Planet Photoshop ~

Watch and Learn Photoshop ~


alaTest ~ "All About Reviews" ~

C-net Reviews ~

Consumer Reports ~

DC Views ~

Demystifying Digital ~

Digital Camera Database ~

Digital Camera HQ ~

Digital Camera Info ~

Digital Camera Resource Page ~

Digital Camera Review ~

Digital Camera Tracker ~

Digital Photography Review ~

DPhoto Journal ~

Gail's Digital Photography Blogs ~

Imaging Resource ~

Lens Tip ~

Photography Review ~

Steve's Digicams ~  or

Test Freaks ~ 

The Digital Camera ~


Blurb ~

Chrome Digital Press ~

Create Online Photo Albums ~

Create Picture Books ~

Family Memories ~

Inkubook ~

iPhoto ~ (Apple Mac)

Lulu ~

My Publisher ~

Picaboo ~

Qoop ~

Scrapbooks Please ~

Shared Ink ~

U Build A Book ~

Viovio ~


FREE Online Webinars at

Photography Tutorials:

Digital Photography Lighting

Photography Contests:

Photography Magazines:

Photography Newsletters:


Tiny Prints Business Cards --

Tiny Prints Christmas Photo Cards --

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