“It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the ordinary.” – David Bailey
Here’s a diverse selection of sites to help you think about photography and make you see it not simply as a memento but also a message and an art form…
Web Urbanist – a link to 10 sites for ‘Urban Photography’ : from Abandonment to Non-Photographs brought to you via an interesting website that see’s things from a different perspective.
National Geographic – as a magasine it has always been home to awe inspiring photography. Here, online, they promote the same level of craftsmanship and make the world seem beautiful once again.
Aurora Photos – From photojournalism to real and released creative imagery, Aurora is a photo agency with collections centered around travel, outdoor adventure and lifestyle, and general editorial, including cultures, geography, photojournalism and more.
Life Vicarious – a very simple website that let’s you get lost in the image allowing you to make the story behind the picture.
Media Storm – This site is a reminder that photography is a media with a voice and a message. It has the power to transcend language and speak for those who can’t. Hard hitting photojournalism – your travel shots maybe all the more powerful for telling someone else’s story.
VII Photo - set-up to be an efficient, technologically enabled distribution hub for some of the world’s finest photojournalism, VII has been responsible for creating and relaying to the world many of the images that define the turbulent opening years of the 21st century.
Flickr – is also a great source of inspiration and now with Geo Mapping (see related post) there are even more ways to show your creativity and to capture more than just an interesting image. Have a look at JBum – aka – KrazyDad’s work to see what I’m talking about!
Photography Homespages – quite simply everything you could wish to find in the world of photography! A great resource with some wonderful links.
Originally posted 2008-11-10 14:25:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter