Web resources for Photography

 

Aesthetica

Aesthetica is a British art and culture magazine. Founded in 2002, it covers photography, visual art, music, film and theatre. The magazine includes features on art, film, music and performance, highlighting notable new exhibitions around the world and showcasing photography.

http://www.aestheticamagazine.com

 

AnOther

AnOther Magazine is a blend of high fashion and world-class photography with features on the arts, politics and literature. In 2005 Another Man was launched to cater to an expanding menswear market and resurgence of creativity in men’s fashion.

http://www.anothermag.com 

 

Art21

Over the past decade, ART21 has established itself as the preeminent chronicler of contemporary art and artists through its Peabody Award-winning biennial television series, Art in the Twenty-First Century.

http://www.pbs.org/art21 

 

Association for Photography in Higher Education

The Association for Photography in Higher Education exists to support and to develop the study of photography within Higher Education. It is committed to excellence in practice, theory and research and provides a critical forum within which to discuss and debate a broad range of matters relevant to contemporary photographic culture.

http://aphe.ac.uk 

 

Association of Photographers

The Association of Photographers is one of the most prestigious professional photographers' associations in the world. It aims to promote and protect the worth and standing of its members, to vigorously defend, educate and lobby for the interests and rights of all photographers, especially in the commercial photographic industry.

http://www.the-aop.org

Issues of The Association of Photographers Magazine are freely available via Issuu.

https://issuu.com/aopuk/docs

 

British Press Photographers' Association

The British Press Photographers’ Association was formed in 1984 by a small group of Fleet Street photographers to showcase the work that they were so passionate about. Over the next few years the Association grew staging a series of hugely influential exhibitions and publishing three volumes of “Assignments”.

http://www.thebppa.com 

 

British Society of Underwater Photographers

The British Society of Underwater Photographers is a not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes all aspects of underwater photography. Whatever your level of experience or knowledge, they try to guide you on your journey as an underwater photographer.

http://www.bsoup.org 

 

The British Institute of Professional Photography

The British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) is an internationally recognised qualifying organisation with over 100 years of experience in supporting and networking photographers. The BIPP qualify and support professional photographers by offering a Qualifications Structure, Events, Regional & Weekend workshops, National & Regional Awards and a number of membership benefits.

http://www.bipp.com/ 

 

The Caravan Gallery

The Caravan Gallery is a collaboration between artists and photographers Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale to document the reality and surreality of the way we live today. It is also a mobile exhibition space that engages with people and places ‘normal’ galleries might not easily reach. They specialise in photographic essays which explore sense of place from a psychogeographic perspective.

http://thecaravangallery.photography 

 

Culture Grid

Culture Grid opens up a wealth of information from museums, galleries, libraries and archives: giving greater access to UK culture, arts and heritage.

http://www.culturegrid.org.uk 

 

International Center of Photography

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced image in all its forms.

http://www.icp.org 

 

Edit by Getty Images

A magazine by the people who create images, for the people who use them.

http://corporate.gettyimages.com/edit/source/index.aspx?country=gbr 

 

Foam: International Photography Magazine

Foam Magazine is an international photography magazine published three times a year around a specific theme. Each issue contains multiple portfolios printed on carefully considered different kinds of paper.

http://www.foam.org 

 

JPG Magazine

JPG is for people who love image-making without attitude. It's about the kind of photography you get when you love the moment more than the camera. It's for photographers who have found themselves online, sharing their work and would like to share with, and learn from, other photographers.

http://jpgmag.com 

 

Lens culture

LensCulture has become one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography. We have been committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community. We look for exciting work from every continent, and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, nature, photojournalism, activism, street photography, sports, fashion, poetic, personal, abstract and human.

https://www.lensculture.com 

 

Lomography

Website of the International Lomographic Society and the largest analogue photography community, site and store in the world.

http://www.lomography.com 

 

Moscow House of Photography

The Moscow House of Photography includes works of the classic of Russian photography and supports a number of contemporary Russian photographers and artists who include photography into their art.

http://www.mamm-mdf.ru/en 

 

New York Institute of Photography

The New York Institute of Photography seeks to provide the highest level of distance education training in the art, technique, and business of photography using multi-media training materials developed by our staff and faculty, while providing a high level of service and support to every student.

http://www.nyip.edu

 

Photo

French magazine which deals with photography in all its aspects, the great reportage photojournalism, through to fashion, art photo, photographic technique, film and digital.

http://www.photo.fr/accueil 

 

Photofusion

Photofusion provides a diverse range of photographic services that continually respond to the revolution and evolution of lens-based imagery. With analogue, digital and moving image facilities, Photofusion accomplishes its key function of delivering vital training, support and career progression to photographers of all abilities.

http://www.photofusion.org 

 

Photography at the V & A London

The photography section of the V&A museum: The world's greatest museum of art and design.

http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/photographs

 

PhotoGuide Japan

A comprehensive guide to photography in Japan. Learn about Japanese photographers, photo galleries/museums in Japan, and more. This site also has tens of thousands of photos of Japan.

http://www.photojpn.org 

 

Picture Research Association

The Picture Research Association encourages active picture researchers, picture editors and picture managers to join.  There are three categories of membership depending on experience.

http://www.picture-research.org.uk 

 

Royal Photographic Society

The Royal Photographic Society exists to promote photography and image-making and to support photographers in realising their potential, irrespective of their level of knowledge, equipment or skills. It has an international membership. The Society also acts as a public advocate for photography and photographers.

http://www.rps.org 

 

SeeSaw Magazine

SeeSaw in an online photography magazine dedicated to work that successfully captures, represents and encourages acute observation via the photographic medium.

http://www.seesawmagazine.com 

 

Veer

Affordable images and the latest, greatest fonts. At Veer, you’ll enjoy an uncomplicated shopping experience that lets you stay focused on what’s really important: your creative work.

http://www.veer.com 

 

Blogs

Reading and following other practitioners' blogs can be a good way of keeping up to date with creatives who work in industry, and with current debates and topics in the field. There will be many to choose from and it is good to consult a variety; you may want to look at these to start:

 

Conscientious

Conscientious is a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography. It offers daily profiles of photographers, in-depth interviews, exhibition and book reviews, and general articles about photography and related issues.

http://jmcolberg.com/weblog 

 

Photographs Do Not Bend

Photographs Do Not Bend focuses primarily on fine art photography and issues concerning contemporary photographic practice.  By featuring the work of individual photographers, exhibitions, book reviews and exclusive interviews with artists, the blog serves both as an archive of the author's personal interests as well as a platform for critical discourse.

http://www.photographsdonotbend.co.uk