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 ~ http://pictures.aol.com/
23 ~ www.23hq.com/
4Shared ~ www.4shared.com/share_photo.jsp
Aminus3 ~ www.aminus3.com ~ free photoblog hosting; unlimited images and bandwidth; search engine optimization for your photos.
Art Limited ~ http://artlimited.net ~ photos, art, and critics galore.
Atpic ~ http://atpic.com/
Better Photo ~ www.betterphoto.com/home.asp
Byte Gallery ~ www.bytegallery.com
Bytephoto ~ www.bytephoto.com/photopost/
Care2 ~ www.care2.com/c2c/photos/
DeviantART ~ www.deviantart.com/ ~ 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 ~ www.dropshots.com/
Expono ~ www.expono.com/
Flickr ~ www.flickr.com/
FocalPower ~ http://focalpower.com
Fotki ~ www.fotki.com/us/
Fotolog ~ www.fotolog.com/ ~ Flickr meets MySpace.
Fotothing ~ www.fotothing.com/
Fototime ~ www.fototime.com/
Gallery 2 ~ http://gallery2.menalto.com/ ~ lets you manage your photos on your own website.
GlowFoto ~ www.glowfoto.com/
Hoorray ~ www.hoorray.com/
Humble Voice ~ www.humblevoice.com/ ~ for artists of all genres (film, word, photography, art, music).
ImageEvent ~ www.imageevent.com/ ~ free 21-day trial; $24.95 and $64.95 annual fee.
ImageShack ~ http://imageshack.us/
Ipernity ~ www.ipernity.com/ ~ free; share whatever you want with whoever you want (photos, videos, audio, docs).
Keep And Share ~ www.keepandshare.com/htm/free_photo_sharing.php
Kodak Easy Share Gallery ~ www.kodakgallery.com/
Koffee Photo ~ www.koffeephoto.com/en/ ~ software and online hosting combined into one.
Lenzus ~ http://lenzus.com/
Mac Web Gallery ~ www.apple.com/dotmac/webgallery/
Multiply ~ http://multiply.com ~ likely to be a big hit with bloggers and facebook fans due to integrated sharing options.
My Album ~ www.myalbum.com/
My Photo Album ~ www.myphotoalbum.com/
My Shutterspace ~ www.myshutterspace.com/
Natuba ~ specifically for sharing iPhone pictures ~ www.natuba.com/
One True Media ~ www.onetruemedia.com/ ~ geared toward social media users and blotters; makes slideshow and video montages, photo books, and ecards.
Panoramio ~ www.panoramio.com/ ~ photo sharing meets GPS; works with ATP's Photo Finder to geotag photos automatically.
PBase ~ www.pbase.com/ (includes a link to PBASE Magazine)
Phanfare ~ www.phanfare.com/
Photo.net ~ http://photo.net ~ 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 ~ www.photoape.com/
Photoblog ~ www.photoblog.com/
Photobucket ~ photobucket.com/
Photofun ~ www.photofun.com/
Photopost ~ www.photopost.com/ ~ software to create your own galleries and invite users to join
PhotoSIG ~ www.photosig.com/go/main ~for the serious photography community.
Photoworks ~ www.photoworks.com/
Photo! Web Album ~ http://pho.to/webalbum/
Photrade ~ www.photrade.com/ ~ share photos, get paid.
Picable ~ www.picable.com/
Picasa ~ Google's free photo organizer; combines editing software and sharing solutions via web albums.
Picateers ~ www.picateers.com ~ fundraising meets photography.
Pichaus ~ http://pichaus.com/
Pickle ~ www.pickle.com/ ~ next-generation media sharing; photos & videos in one; instant sharing via camera phones.
PicMe ~ http://picme.raizlabs.com/ ~ allows you to organize your photos into stacks.
Pictoma ~ www.pictoma.com/
Picture Social: The Network for Photographers ~ www.picturesocial.com
Picture Trail ~ www.picturetrail.com/
Pix.ie ~ http://pix.ie/ ~ a lot like Flickr, but based in Ireland.
Pixamo ~ www.pixamo.com/ ~ Flickr meets FaceBook.
RedBubble ~ www.redbubble.com/ ~ exists to challenge the elitism of the traditional art world.
Ringo ~ www.ringo.com/
rmbr ~ http://rmbr.com/ ~ a funware application...allows you to instantly message, doodle, and play photo games with your friends and family.
Shutterfly ~ www.shutterfly.com ~ free storage & enhancing of your photos & the ability to create things like Christmas cards or baby shower invitations! Plus photo tips & ideas here.
Slide ~ www.slide.com/
SmileBooks ~ "Real Photo Books. Real Simple" ~ www.smilebooks.com
SmugMug ~ www.smugmug.com/ ~ no free plans; $39.95, $59.95, or $149.95 per year.
Snapfish ~ www.snapfish.com/
Tabblo ~ www.tabblo.com/studio/ ~ a place to make cool stuff with your photos
Tiny Album ~ www.tinyalbum.com
TREKEARTH ~ Learning About the World Through Photography ~ www.trekearth.com/
UTATA: Tribal Photography
Webshots ~ www.webshots.com/ ~ offers free and premium accounts; also allows you to download the Webshots Desktop software for managing/sharing your photos.
Winkflash ~ www.winkflash.com/ ~ unlimited storage.
Woophy (World of Photography) ~ "a free online database of the world" ~ www.woophy.com/
Zenfolio ~ www.zenfolio.com/ ~ hosting service for photo galleries; $25 to $100 per year
Zoomonga ~ www.zoomonga.com/
Zooomr ~ www.zooomr.com/ ~ similar to Flickr, but totally free with unlimited bandwidth, file storage, and uploading.
Zoto ~ www.zoto.com/ ~ unlimited storage, no ads, begins at $19.95 per year.
Wikipedia article on "Image Editing" ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_editing
2008 Top Ten Photo Editing Software Report ~ http://photo-editing-software-review.toptenreviews.com/
Huge list of resources: www.freedownloadcenter.com/Search/photo_editing.html
GIMP ~ GNU Image Manipulation Program ~ free
Image Forge (Cursor Arts) ~ http://www.cursorarts.com/ca_imf.html ~ $28.95 single user
Paint.net ~ www.getpaint.net ~ free
PhotoFiltre ~ http://photofiltre.free.fr/frames_en.htm ~ free
Photo Impression (ArcSoft) ~ http://www.arcsoft.com/products/photoimpression/ ~ $49.99; upgrade from $19.99
Photo Suite 8 (Roxio) ~ http://www.roxio.com/enu/products/photosuite/standard/overview.html ~ $29.99
Photo Plus X2 (Serif) ~ http://www.serif.com/photoplus/photoplusx2/ ~ $79.99; upgrade available
Photo! Editor (VicMan Software) ~ http://pho.to/editor/ ~ free
Picasa (Google) ~ http://picasa.google.com/ ~ free
Picture Manager (Microsoft, Wikipedia article) ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Office_Picture_Manager
Smart Photo Editor - http://www.smartphotoeditor.com -- 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 ~ http://www.ultimatepaint.com/ ~ $34.95 single user
Vicman's Photo Editor ~ http://www.vicman.net/vcwphoto/index.htm ~ free
Adobe Photoshop Express ~ http://www.photoshop.com/tools
Cellsea ~ http://editor.cellsea.com/ or www.cellsea.com/media/index.htm
Fan Studio ~ www.fanstudio.ru/index2.php
Five Best Online Image Editors ~ http://lifehacker.com/5307419/five-best-online-image-editors
Flauntr ~ www.flauntr.com/
FotoCrib ~ www.fotocrib.com/fstudio.php
FotoFlexer ~ http://fotoflexer.com/
Lunapic ~ www.lunapic.com/editor/?action=photo-spread (same editor as "MyTheme.com")
My Imager ~ www.myimager.com/
MyTheme.com ~ www.blibs.com/editor/ (same editor as "Lunapic")
Online Photo Tool ~ www.onlinephototool.com/
Phixr ~ www.phixr.com/
PiccyFix ~ www.piccyfix.com/
Picnik ~ www.picnik.com/app
Picresize ~ http://gui.picresize.com/picresize2/
PikiFx ~ www.pikifx.com/
Pixenate ~ http://pixenate.com/
Pixer ~ http://pixer.us/
Snipshot ~ http://snipshot.com/
Splashup ~ www.snipshot.com/ (formerly "Fauxto")
SumoPaint ~ www.sumopaint.com/
Webpictool ~ www.webpictool.com/
(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 ~
About.com: Photography ~ a general photography site, with links such as "Basics, Equipment, Develop, Edit, Print, etc. ~ http://photography.about.com
Amateursnapper ~ Photography tips, tricks and techniques ~ www.amateursnapper.com
Apogee Photo..."The Internet's Photography Magazine" ~ www.apogeephoto.com/
ArtDaily ~ the first art newspsper on the net ~ www.artdaily.com/index.asp
Best Family Photography Tips ~ http://www.best-family-photography-tips.com/index.html
Beyond Megapixels ~ "A digital photography guide for the rest of us" ~ www.beyondmegapixels.com/
Cambridge in Colour ~ Photography Tutorials and Gallery ~ www.cambridgeincolour.com/
Camera Position ~ by Jeff Curto ~ "A Podcast About the Creative Side of Photography" ~ http://www.cameraposition.com/
Camera Town ~ Developing the Photographer in You! ~ www.cameratown.com
See "The Ultimate List of Free Photography Podcasts" at www.cameratown.com/news/news.cfm/hurl/id|7497
CreativePro.com ~ "Where creatives go to know" ~ http://www.creativepro.com/topic/photography
Derrick Story's Top Ten Digital Photography Tips ~ http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2002/10/22/digi_photo_tips.html
Digital Camera Help ~ http://www.digital-cameras-help.com/ ~ see "Digital Photography Tutorials" and other links
Digital Photography Blog
Digital Photography School ~ http://digital-photography-school.com/ and http://digital-photography-school.com/blog/ ~ see various links for "Digital Photography Forum" and "Digital Photography Tips"
Digital Photography Tips: How to Take Better Photos ~ http://www.hp.com/united-states/consumer/digital_photography/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 ~ www.digitalpicturezone.com/
Earthbound Light ~ Photo Tips of the Week ~ http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips.html
Expert Village ~ Beginning Photography Tips & Techniques (video series) ~ http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2353_photography-types.htm
Fodor's Focus on Photography ~ nearly 100 tips ~ http://www.fodors.com/focus/
Getting Ready, Classic Vacation Shots, The Man-Made World, The Natural World, The Elements, People, Lighting, Techniques, Composition
FStop Magazine ~ www.fstopmagazine.com/
Good Tutorials ~ click on "Photography" or "Photoshop" ~ http://www.good-tutorials.com/
Illustrated Photography ~ http://www.illustratedphotography.com/
Kodak "Tips and Projects Center" ~ http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=38/39&pq-locale=en_US
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 ~ http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/
Lexar Digital Photography Tips and Lessons ~ http://www.lexar.com/dp/tips_lessons/index.html
Why Not Try...
Tips: Getting Started, Technical Tips, Subject Specific
Lessons: On Location, Behind the Scenes, Ideas and Inspiration, Technical Lessons
LexPix 35mm Photography ~
Murphy's Laws of Photography ~ www.murphys-laws.com/murphy/murphy-Photography.html
Home page: http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography
Photography, Wallpapers, Photo of the Day, Photographers, Photo Tips, Buy Prints
Photo Tips: http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-tips
Tip of the Week, Digital Photography, Landscape, Travel, People & Portraits, Action & Adventure, Videos
NANPA ~ The North American Nature Photography Association ~ www.nanpa.org/
Outdoor Lens ~ Nature and Wildlife Photography ~ www.outdoorlens.com/
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" ~ www.photocrati.com
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 ~ www.krages.com/phoright.htm
Photography Basics ~ "Learn the basics of digital photography in easy steps"
Photography Bay ~ www.photographybay.com
Photography Now ~ "A Collection of Outstanding Artists" ~ http://photography-now.net/
Picture Correct ~ www.picturecorrect.com/PhotographyTips.htm ~
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 ~ http://www.picturecorrect.com/photographytips/basic_photography_tips.htm
"...hundreds more articles on all aspects of photography."
Pixdaus ~ nature photography site ~ http://pixdaus.com
Rick Sammon's Top Ten Digital Photography Tips ~ a YouTube video ~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1Unv6DPJiU
SkyChaser's Basic Tips for Night Photography ~ http://www.skychasers.net/tips.htm
"Sunny 16" discussion on Flickr ~ http://www.flickr.com/groups/ishootfilm/discuss/72157606162020542/
Take Great Pictures ~ Tips, techniques, new products, events, artists, contests, etc. Includes "Celebrities Who Shoot" ~ http://www.takegreatpictures.com
TED Talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design) ~
Ten Tips for Better Photos, by Andrew Hudson ~ http://www.photosecrets.com/tips.p03.html
Web Photo School ~ www.webphotoschool.com/
Adobe Photoshop Tutorials ~ http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorials/Photoshop/1
Digital Photoshop Retouching ~ http://www.digitalphotoshopretouching.com/
PhotoshopEssentials ~ http://www.photoshopessentials.com/index.php
The Photoshop Blog ~ http://www.photoshopsupport.com/photoshop-blog/
Photoshop CS3 Killer Tips ~ http://www.photoshopkillertips.com/
Photoshop News ~ http://photoshopnews.com/
The Photoshop Roadmap ~ http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/
PhotoshopUser TV ~ http://www.photoshopusertv.com/
Planet Photoshop ~ http://www.planetphotoshop.com/
Watch and Learn Photoshop ~ http://watchandlearnphotoshop.com/index.php
alaTest ~ "All About Reviews" ~ http://alatest.com/reviews/photography-reviews/c3-146/
C-net Reviews ~ http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-cameras/?tag=glnav
Consumer Reports ~ http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/electronics-computers/cameras-photography/cameras-camcorders/digital-cameras/reports/index.htm
DC Views ~ http://www.dcviews.com/cameras.htm
Demystifying Digital ~ http://www.demystifyingdigital.com/
Digital Camera Database ~ http://www.digicamdb.com
Digital Camera HQ ~ http://www.digitalcamera-hq.com/digital-cameras/
Digital Camera Info ~ http://www.digitalcamerainfo.com/d/Digital-Camera-Reviews.htm
Digital Camera Resource Page ~ http://www.dcresource.com/
Digital Camera Review ~ http://www.digitalcamerareview.com/reviews/
Digital Camera Tracker ~ http://www.digitalcameratracker.com/
Digital Photography Review ~ http://www.dpreview.com/
DPhoto Journal ~ http://www.dphotojournal.com/
Gail's Digital Photography Blogs ~ http://www.digicamhelp.com/camera-logs/
Imaging Resource ~ http://www.imaging-resource.com/
Lens Tip ~ http://www.lenstip.com/
Photography Review ~ http://www.photographyreview.com/
Steve's Digicams ~ http://www.digitalcamerainfo.com/d/Digital-Camera-Reviews.htm or http://www.steves-digicams.com/
Test Freaks ~ www.testfreaks.com/digitalcameras/
The Digital Camera ~ http://www.thedigitalcamera.org/
Blurb ~ www.blurb.com/
Chrome Digital Press ~ www.chromedigitalpress.com/
Create Online Photo Albums ~ www.createonlinephotoalbums.com/
Create Picture Books ~ www.createpicturebooks.com/index.htm
Family Memories ~ www.familymemories.com/index.asp
Inkubook ~ www.inkubook.com/default.aspx
iPhoto ~ www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto/ (Apple Mac)
Lulu ~ www.lulu.com/
My Publisher ~ www.mypublisher.com/
Picaboo ~ www.picaboo.com/
Qoop ~ www.qoop.com/
Scrapbooks Please ~ www.scrapbooksplease.com/orderphotobook1.aspx
Shared Ink ~ www.sharedink.com/
U Build A Book ~ www.ubuildabook.com/
Viovio ~ www.viovio.com/
OTHER LINKS OF INTEREST
FREE Online Webinars at www.creativeLIVE.com
Digital Photography Lighting
Hays (Kansas) Arts Council ~ http://haysartscouncil.org/5state.php ~ The Five State Photography Competition and Exhibition is open to any photographer living in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, or Colorado.
Norman Park Foundation Tree Photo Contest, November deadline each year. http://normanparkfoundation.com/index_files/Page437.htm
Oklahoma Aquarium Association Monthly Aquatic Photo Contest ~ http://okcaa.org/PhotoContest.html
- Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation ~ http://wildlifedepartment.com/
- Oklahoma Living, monthly publication of Oklahoma Rural Electric Cooperatives ~ "All Washed Up" theme photos are due August 10 for the September issue. Please send name, address and name of your electric cooperative, along with a description of the photo, to Oklahoma Living, PO Box 54309, Oklahoma City, OK 73154-1309 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Oklahoma Native Plant Society ~ http://www.oknativeplants.org/photocontest.html
Oklahoma's "Red Carpet Country" Photography Contest ~ http://redcarpetcountry.com/photography/ ~ August 1 deadline; telephone 1.800.447.2698
Outdoor Oklahoma sponsors the annual "Reader's Photography Showcase" each July/August issue ~ www.wildlifedepartment.com/reader.htm ~ Look for the March/April 2008 issue for more information and an informative article on photography by Russell A. Graves, pages 10-11.
Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum Photography Contest, Woodward, Oklahoma ~ http://pipm1.org/ ~ August 30 deadline
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers ~ www.rmowp.org/ ~ the website includes information about the annual photography workshop, annual photo and writing contests, and student scholarships.
Tiny Prints Business Cards -- www.tinyprints.com/business/shop/business-cards.htm
Tiny Prints Christmas Photo Cards -- www.tinyprints.com/shop/picture-christmas-cards.htm
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