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ADAM, the Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway

Another useful place to search generally on photography. A simple subject keyword search brings up 150+ references for photography related sites.




Photography & Atrocity

Photography and Atrocity is an unprecedented collaboration spurred on by these questions. The group brings together leading experts from across professions and across the world, and is made up of award-winning photographers and writers, museum curators and artists, news editors and non-governmental organization representatives, and academics working on photography. The collaboration has received funding support from major international research councils.

Imaging Famine 

Imaging Famine is a website that contains research on the issue of visual representations of hunger and the developing world.

The Visual Economy of HIV/AIDS as a Security Issue

Project for AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative, investigating how HIV/AIDS has been photographically pictured since the emergence of the virus in 1981.

Inconvenient Evidence 

Few photographs in recent years have had the explosive impact of the images of detainees being abused by U.S. troops at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. A selection of these pictures that shocked the world were on view at the International Center of Photography in 2004. Accompanied by an exhibition brochure with text by Brian Wallis and Seymour Hersh.

Photographing War 

Photographs of various conflicts over the years from the collections of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, UK.

War Photo Ltd.

It is the intent of War Photo Limited to educate the public in the field of war photography, to expose the myth of war and the intoxication of war, to let people see war as it is, raw, venal, frightening, by focusing on how war inflicts injustices on innocents and combatants alike.

Nineteen Ethiopians tell their stories with visual media.

First 8

Dutch project to support Millennium Development Goals 

Hear Africa 05 – Guardian Unlimited Special Report

The Guardian's special reports on Africa during the year of the Make Poverty History campaign.

kijiji*Vision – campaign for Fair Trade photography

UK campaigning group that works with Drik Picture Library in Bangladesh to promote the work of majority world photographers.

Mohamed Amin Foundation – Broadcast training for East African journalists

TV training centre in Nairobi to support African media talent- in honour of cameraman Mohamed Amin.

National Geographic - All Roads film project

A National Geographic project that supports the storytelling work of those from underrepresented minority voice communities.

PhotoVoice – empowering communities with photography

A group encouraging the use of documentary photography by those who have usually been its subjects so they can represent themselves to others.

Documentary Photography: Jacob Riis

A computer aided learning program developed at Nottingham University. The program is freely available to download and install on a pc for education, private study or research. It uses the example of works by the American photographer Jacob Riis to teach the analysis of documentary photography.

A History of Photography from its beginnings till the 1920s

Not designed to be a course on the history of photography, but a resource to dip into. It is intended to be of general interest, but may also be a useful starting point for students interested in the subject.

University of Leeds

Tisch School of the Arts

Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies

Masters of Photography

An outstanding photographic education resource which offers profiles, biographical information, and examples of work by an ever expanding list of key photographers. An excellent site for students to start their research into a particular artist or photographer.

The Washington Post- Camera Works

A selection of the day’s best photojournalism, presented by The Washington Post.

Photo Insight

The site offers photography and theory from practitioners and academics in the field of forced migration studies.

The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism

An excellent resource website on trends in American media.


World Press Photo 

World Press Photo aims to support professional press photography on a wide international scale. Promotional activities include an annual contest, exhibitions, the stimulation of photojournalism through educational programs, and creating greater visibility for press photography through a variety of publications.

Amnesty International, USA


The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY 

The Center for the Humanities sponsors interdisciplinary programs in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts, including faculty seminars, public lectures, conferences, readings, and discussion groups. In addition to CUNY students and faculty, participants include distinguished scholars, journalists, creative artists, civic leaders, and public officials.


Association of International Photography Art Dealers, with links to members’ sites - click on to "art associations" on the artline homepage.

The Association of Black Photographers

Features a monthly news bulletin with information on exhibitions, books, jobs, etc.

Association of Photographers

Trade association for fashion, advertising and editorial photographers working in the UK.

BAPLA - The British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies

Contains a listing of over 300 British picture libraries, some of which have websites.

The Daguerreian Society

Dedicated to the history, science and art of the Daguerreotype

French Photographic Society

Includes academic papers with english translations.

Royal Photographic Society (RPS)

The Royal Photographic Society was formed as The Photographic Society in 1853 with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as patrons. It was granted the use of the title 'Royal' by decree in 1894. The Society's mission today, as in 1853, is 'to promote the Art and Science of Photography'.


International Center for Photography

The Center’s website provides information on their exhibits, educational programmes, events and museum.

Whitney Museum of American Art


An extensive and comprehensive site from a commercial gallery in Dallas, Texas, with a wide variety of images. "The AfterImage Gallery is an art gallery devoted exclusively to photography. It was established in the fall of 1971, making it one of the oldest such galleries in the world."

The American Museum of Photography

A Museum Without Walls...for an Art Without Boundaries. Exhibitions at The American Museum of Photography are drawn from the Collection of Wm. B. Becker. This privately-held collection is concentrated on the first 75 years of photography--from shortly after the medium's invention in 1839 until the first World War.

AnamorFose Photo Gallery

Website of a Belgian photographic gallery, containing historical photographs and exhibitions of contemporary work.

Canon Photography Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum

A showcase for the V&A’s impressive photographic collection, which ranges from the beginnings of photography to the present day. It also presents regular new exhibitions every year. Click on the link to the Canon Photography Gallery from the V&A's home page.

George Eastman House

International Museum of Photography at Rochester New York. Access to Database through telnet which is very useful for finding bibliographical information and exhibition history. Also details major photographic collections and what they include.

National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (NMPFT)

Website contains useful information including information sheets and links to other related websites.

The Photographers' Gallery

The first independent gallery in Britain devoted to photography. It is also the venue for the annual Citibank Prize, with the work of shortlisted artists displayed at the gallery and on the website.

The Centre for Civil War Photography

Welcome to the Center for Civil War Photography. The CCWP is a non-profit organization devoted to one of the most exciting and compelling areas of Civil War scholarship and discovery. New photographic finds from our nation's greatest conflict are still being made on a regular basis.

The Imperial War Museum

The IWM’s Photo Archive has a significant number of images available to view online and has a very large collection from both World Wars and the 20th century more broadly.



PixelPress is an online magazine that seeks a new paradigm of journalism, one that encourages an active dialogue between the author and reader and, also, the subject. It encourages documentary photographers, writers, filmmakers, artists, human rights workers and students to explore the world in ways that take advantage of the new possibilities provided by digital media.

The New Internationalist 

A communications co-operative that reports on issues of world poverty and inequality; focuses attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless in both rich and poor nations; and debates and campaigns for the radical changes necessary if the basic material and spiritual needs of all are to be met. ‘Southern Exposure’ pages highlight photographers from the Majority World.

foto8 – photojournalism magazine and web site

Reportage – the online magazine of photojournalism

The New Yorker

British Journal of Photography (BJP)

Online version of the world's oldest photography magazine.


Very comprehensive web site for the well-known French photography magazine. Text in French.


Web site of the famous American news magazine. Excellent section on photoessays which includes photographs of the week and an archive of photoessays.


Web site for Zoom International magazine. Contains a very comprehensive search option for exhibitions.

Issue Magazine

A quarterly web magazine with stories from new and young photojournalists from around the world.

Lens Culture

Lens Culture is an online magazine celebrating international contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures.  Discover photography from all continents and various points of view: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, poetic, personal, abstract, human, and street photography.


Interactive photo essays and real stories on various of subjects.

Photo District News

Covers breaking news stories and delivers in-depth features on the photo industry. Also includes gallery, classifieds, contests, and a directory.


Magazine showcases selected photography from the African continent. Each issue includes essays, portfolios, interview, profiles, and technology reviews.

Zone Zero

Online photography magazine with articles, portfolios and a forum.

The Digital Journalist

Multimedia magazine featuring commentaries, editorials, and displaying high quality examples of still and video photojournalism.


Magazine for creators and users of photography.


Magazine of contemporary photography.


DJ Clark

Alfredo Jaar

Susan Meiselas

Lorie Novak

Tom Stoddart

James Nachtwey

Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin


Panos Pictures 

An independent photo agency representing photojournalists who document issues and geographical areas which are under-reported, misrepresented or ignored. In a media climate dominated by celebrity and lifestyle, Panos aims to provide fresh perspectives on the world.

Camerapix – Nairobi picture agency


The web site for the renowned photographers’ collective founded in 1947. There is a complete list of Magnum photographers with potted biographies and links to individual homepages, as well as many examples of their work.


Photo agency founded in 2001, specializing in conflict photography.  The website has a strong multimedia component- VII Multimedia.


Describing itself as "a place to discover, explore and acquire contemporary art and photography" this site is beautifully designed and has many interesting features. The 'Artists' section provides access to brief biographies and work samples (for sale) for artists/photographers as varied as Blumenfeld, Brancusi and Andy Goldsworthy. Uses Flash technology (option available to view Flash-free version).

Media Storm

Specialty multimedia journalism production company.  Many of their works are visible for streaming on this site and include stories on various international conflicts.


Large photo agency and licenser owed by Bill Gates.

Getty Images

Large photo agency and licenser.

Drik Picture Library -- Bangladesh

A photo agency specifically catering to photographers working in the majority world.


Chobi Mela – International Festival of Photography Asia


The web site of The International Festival of The Image. The festival revolves around exhibitions, talks, a print auction and the hugely successful portfolio review event, where creatives get the chance to meet one-to-one with publishers, gallery directors, curators, picture editors, agents and other representatives of the image world for advice on portfolios and to promote and maybe sell work.

Visa Pour L’Image

The key international festival for photojournalism, held annually in Perpignan, France.



A blog about photojournalism, particularly its industry side.

Photo Legal

A podcast about photography and the law.

After Photography

Fred Ritchin's blog on new photographic issues and debates in the digital age.

David Campbell- Photography, Multimedia, Politics

David Campbell's blog, includes his academic work and blogging on photography, multimedia and politics.

BAGNews Notes

A site for news image analysis and original photojournalism.

No Caption Needed

A blog dedicated to the role the photojournalism and other visual practices play in a vital democratic society.


Another Vietnam: Pictures of the War From the Other Side

This website is a companion to the 240-page National Geographic book entitled Another Vietnam: Pictures of the War from the Other Side, published in 2002. None of these photographs have ever been published outside Vietnam, and most were never even seen inside the country.

Children of the Vietnam War

Air Force Sergeant Gregory Fearon’s collection of powerful photographs of children in Vietnam during the war, along with blog, comments etc.

Portraits of Vietnam- 1968

Paul Emma, a graduate of Philadelphia College (now University of the Arts), with a BFA in Photography served in Vietnam in 1968 as a Psychological Operations photographer.  During his time off-duty, he photographed Vietnamese people he met.  The photographs give a view of Vietnam and its people.

Under Fire: Images of the Vietnam War

Piece Unique Gallery is a web photo gallery of high quality prints of Vietnam War images by professional photographers, audio interviews, Vietnam visit, journalists and veterans memorials for sale.

Vietnam Interactive Portfolio

E. Kenneth Hoffman, a military photographer stationed in Long Binh during the war, provides a photo gallery of the people of Vietnam. Vietnam

Resource site on Vietnam War which includes a photo gallery divided by different branches of the military.

Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina

A multimedia project about this book is available on The Digital Journalist website.



The web site for the renowned photographers’ collective founded in 1947. There is a complete list of Magnum photographers with potted biographies and links to individual homepages, as well as many examples of their work.


Photo agency founded in 2001, specializing in conflict photography.  The website has a strong multimedia component- VII Multimedia.

Media Storm

Specialty multimedia journalism production company.  Many of their works are visible for streaming on this site and include stories on various international conflicts.


Large photo agency and licenser owed by Bill Gates.

Getty Images

Large photo agency and licenser.

The Digital Journalist

Multimedia magazine featuring commentaries, editorials, and displaying high quality examples of still and video photojournalism.

Associated Press

Large wire service/news agency, a not for profit cooperative owned by its 1500 US daily newspaper members.

Agence France Press

Large French wire service/news agency, journalists from over 80 countries report for a worldwide audience.


Large wire service/news agency, now strongly focused on business news reporting.


World War One Photos

Thousands of photos under a variety of archived topics.

First World

A multimedia history of World War One.

Imperial War Museum Photographic Archive

A large selection of the museum's six million photograph collection are available online.