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Last Update: Monday, Feb. 3, 2003

Note: We audited this page on 12-16-01 and removed or repaired the broken links. Thanks. For those of you job-hunting, there's a photojournalism section on the Jobs page.

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Recent Additions to This Section
(This section features sites added to the page in the last few weeks.
Each link is cross-referenced on the page in its proper category.)

American Photojournalist.com
Created in late 2002 by four working photojournalists. It features weekly photo stories and featured photographers, users can post portfolio, use forum, classifieds, etc.

PhotoBlogs.org
Features pictorial diaries from professional and amateur photographers.

Digital Journalist
Operated by photojournalist Dirck Halstead, this site features works from world reknown photojournalists such as Peter Turnley, Diana Walker, Nubar Alexanian, Doug Kirland, Ami Vitale, and others. It also features a series of regular columnists that discuss the state of the industry, best practices and equipment reviews.


Photojournalism and the Terrorist Attacks

The Poynter Institute has the front pages of 145 newspapers covering the attack.

API: Tragedy In Photos, a New Standard
Another perspective on use of graphic images with a newspaper slant and some images to illustrate the points.

Attacked 9-11 Photo Collection
A moving collage of photographs from the Sept. 11 attacks. Very cool.

NFR Magazine
Firefighter-oriented magazine that offers some depth on and great photography from the 9-11 attacks.

E&P: Photo Editors Take Heat for WTC Images
Haunting photographs of the aftermath of the World Trade Center have caused photo editors around the country to take heat for selecting some of the more sensational images.

NPPA: "Stories Amidst the Chaos"
Journalist resources, survivors, first-person accounts of the Sept. 11 attacks.

PhotoAssignmentEditor 9-11 Attack Resources
Links to photojournalists' work and stories about shooting the tragedy.

University of Iowa: Visual Records of the Attacks
A collection of links to Web sites archiving visual records of media coverage of the September 11th air attack and its aftermath on the University of Iowa Communication Studies Resources site -- specifically on one of the pages devoted to visual communication and visual rhetorics.

The Washington Post's "America Under Attack"

PakNews.com Photo Pictoral of Afghanistan and Bombings
Daily pic of the day and photo essays.

SF Gate Photo Galleries
Pictures from San Francisco newspapers, with a wide variety of topics, including the 9-11 attacks.

PDN-Pix WTC Site
A fine article on journalists and the risks of covering the war on terrorism.

American Photojournalist.com
Created in late 2002 by four working photojournalists. It features weekly photo stories and featured photographers, users can post portfolio, use forum, classifieds, etc.

Time Magazine's "Shattered"

Slate: Editorial Cartoons on 9-11
Cartoonists give their perspective on terrorism.

University of Iowa: Sept. 11 Visual Collections

Eyewitness Accounts and Photos from Sept. 11

Kottke.org: WTC Photo Essays
Links to several essays.

The Fine Line: A Photo Essay
This Weblog photo essay tells the story of a narrow escape from the WTC collapse.

DCViews.com: Digital Photography
Digital camera and photography views, reviews and news.

Images from Space of the WTC, Pentagon

WTC and Pentagon photos
GlobeXplorer is making 6 hi-res images of the WTC and Pentagon available. Two of the six images are post-attack.

For dozens of links to background sites about the WTC, Pentagon and the attacks go to the Toolbox's Special Report: Terrorist Attacks page.


PHOTOJOURNALISM LINKS

Poynter.org: Convergence in Photojournalism
Triple Threat: The Convergence of Roger Richards is a Q & A with a photojournalist, video journalist and digital filmmaker.

National Press Photographers Association
Tips, news, press releases, polls, event schedules and more.

Poynter.org: Controversy Over NPPA Prize Photo
The image shows a woman being sexually assaulted during the violent culmination of Mardi Gras in Seattle last year. More discussion about the photo on the National Press Photographers Association site.

American Society of Picture Professionals

National Association of Photoshop Users

Poynter.org: Video Photography and Editing Ethics
Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute urges the National Press Photographers Association to adopt ethics guidelines for video photography and editing.

Poynter.org's Photojournalism Page
Dozens of articles on trends in the industry.

Fotophile.com
A super site! Books, galleries and links for photography of all kinds, including photojournalism.

The Associated Press Photos of the Century
A great online presentation.

PhotoAssignmentEditor

EPN World Reporter
A great foreign correspondents Web site. Many resources for reporters, editors and photojournalists.

Photojournalism.org Resource Links

Reportage
An online e-zine of photojournalism.

Foto8 Magazine: Photojournalism Today

Handheld Magazine

PHOTO>Electronic Imaging
From the Professional Photographers of America, this site includes tutorials and articles online for the digital photographer.

Photo Resource Magazine

Photojournalism and Reportage
A great listing of links from About.com.

PBS.org: Ansel Adams -- A Commentary Film
This is a centennial site of photographer Ansel Adams.

Rangefinder
Online magazine for professional photographers.

Digital Journalist
Operated by photojournalist Dirck Halstead, this site features works from world reknown photojournalists such as Peter Turnley, Diana Walker, Nubar Alexanian, Doug Kirland, Ami Vitale, and others. It also features a series of regular columnists that discuss the state of the industry, best practices and equipment reviews.

Sports Shooter
An e-zine from USA Today's Robert Hanashiro.

VisualJournalism.com
A great design site from a UK journalist.

Photosig
Amateur photographers can critique others' work or have their work analyzed in a number of categories.

Non-Photography: No Rules Street Photography
A gallery of some cool feature images that aren't staged. You can pick up some great composition ideas from this site.

Bob Gruen: Rock N' Roll Photographer
Portfolio of one of the best rock photographers around.

Copyright Defense
Copyright resources and news updates from the Professional Photographers of America.

National Press Photographer Assocation's Region 6 Site

Digital Photography: The Textbook

Digital Photography Review

Imaging Resource

Photo.net

DigitalJournalist.org: State of Photojournalism: Photojournalism and the Web

Strategy and Design: Developing the Photographer's Web Site
Tips and ideas from Don Luce.

DigitalJournalist.org: 20 Years -- AIDS & Photography
A look at how AIDS has been documented by photographs. The site won a 2001 Online News award.

PhotoBlogs.org
Features pictorial diaries from professional and amateur photographers.

John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago
A great collection of photos from the Chicago Sun-Times photographer. If you ever get a chance to see one of White's presentations live, do it. I've seen them four times and have always come away learning something and feeling better about life. This project is part of the National Archives and Records Administration site. More about White.

BleakBeauty.com
This site is devoted to documentary photography and photojournalism. A good teaching resource.

Providence Journal: Reporters and Photographers Working Together
Tips from Bob Wyss of the Journal.

MyImager.com: Edit Photos Online
Resources to help you crop, retouch and edit your photos.

SoulEyes
A collection of different photographers' personal projects.

Poynter.org: Using Flash to Make Photo Slide Shows

MSNBC.com: The Week in Pictures

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: AIDS Story Photo Essay
Great visual storytelling with Flash software.

MagnumPhotos.com Portfolios
Some very cool portfolios from some great photographers.

100 Years of Photography
From the National Archives and Records Association, this photo essay chronicles a century of history.

Ansel Adams at 100
From the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this site offers insights into the history and ideas behind the great photographer.

Ali: Through the Lens of Howard Bingham
A photo essay on boxing champ Muhammad Ali.

Brotherhood: A Photo Essay of NYC Firefighters from 9-11
This is the multimedia companion site to the book.

Chicago in the Year 2000
A great photo diary of the city.

Indivisible: Stories of an American Community
"An exploration of community life in America by some of this country's most accomplished photographers, radio producers, and folklorists."

Dokumentia.com
Online photo documentaries.

Visual Diaries
Check out personal images of photographers everywhere.

Military Photojournalism Projects

Google?s Photojournalism Page

Layover.com Photojournalism Site

Photography/Art Site

Beyond the Viewfinder: A Year in the Life of Photojournalism
A cool photojournalism Web journal.

Masters of Photography

ZoneZero.com

PICS: Photojournalism in Cyberspace
A cool college photojournalism project.

"Pain Through the Lens"
Poynter's Bob Steele on covering school shootings as a photojournalist.

Handheld Magazine

PHOTO>Electronic Imaging
From the Professional Photographers of America, this site includes tutorials and articles online for the digital photographer.

Photo Resource Magazine

Photojournalism and Reportage
A great listing of links from About.com.

Rangefinder
Online magazine for professional photographers.

Sports Shooter
An e-zine from USA Today's Robert Hanashiro.

Great Phototips.com

Copyright Defense
Copyright resources and news updates from the Professional Photographers of America.

National Press Photographer Assocation's Region 6 Site

DigitalJournalist.org: 20 Years -- AIDS & Photography
A look at how AIDS has been documented by photographs. The site won a 2001 Online News award.

John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago
A great collection of photos from the Chicago Sun-Times photographer. If you ever get a chance to see one of White's presentations live, do it. I've seen them four times and have always come away learning something and feeling better about life. This project is part of the National Archives and Records Administration site. More about White.

Souleyes
A collection of different photographers' personal projects.

MagnumPhotos.com Portfolios
Some very cool portfolios from some great photographers.

Chicago in the Year 2000
A great photo diary of the city.

Indivisible: Stories of an American Community
"An exploration of community life in America by some of this country's most accomplished photographers, radio producers, and folklorists."

Dokumentia.com
Online photo documentaries.

Visual Diaries
Check out personal images of photographers everywhere.

Beyond the Viewfinder: A Year in the Life of Photojournalism
A cool photojournalism Web journal.

PICS: Photojournalism in Cyberspace
A cool college photojournalism project.

"Pain Through the Lens"
Poynter's Bob Steele on covering school shootings as a photojournalist.

PBS: Inside Local News Documentary

DigitalJournalist.org
"A multimedia magazine for photojournalism in the Digital Age."

DigitalJournalist.org: Amy Bowers' TV Column
An archive of Amy Bowers' monthly television columns for digitaljournalist.org, a photojournalism site.

EditorialPhotographers.com
Hundreds of resources, including a database of photographers and magazines, news stories, links to top magazines, copyright lawyers and more.

EditorialPhoto.com

ASMP: American Society of Media Photographers
Search a database of photographers. Tons of links to stories and events relating to press photographers.

Photo News Network
Studies, business and law and other resources.

ADAM: Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway
A searchable list of 2,500 links.

LIFE Magazine Covers and Photo Essays

PhotoMann
Douglas S. Mann photography site. Lots of helpful links.

Photo District News Newsletter
Includes a newswire, resources, trend stories, etc.

Photo District News Archive

PhotoSource.com
Stock photography meeting place. Search a database of hundreds of images.

PPA.com: Professional Photographers of America's Photo Central
Some links and stories. Photo expos and convention schedules.

Advertising Photographers of America National

PhotoBetty.com
A photography/photojournalism Weblog with a focus on women photographers. The site includes reviews, listservs and more.

Photographers Index Database
Search a database of professional photographers. (Many are not photojournalists but commercial photographers.

Photographers.com Global Search

DigitalJournalist: Ground Zero
A photog's trip to Ground Zero in New York City for a small weekly newspaper.

American Society of Media Photographers' Copyright Page

EPUK: Editorial Photographers -- UK and Ireland
Contacts, stories, archives, newsletters and links for photojournalists.

British Association of Picture Libraries and Archives

Friends of Photography at the Ansel Adams Center

World Press Photography
Non-profit organization commited to promoting photojournalism worldwide.

White House News Photographers Association
Member directory, gallery, contests and more.

National Geographic
The best in wildlife photography.

American Society of Media Photographers -- Midwest Chapter

Photo Marketing Association International

Society for News Design
Workshop schedule, membership database and more.

Pictures of the Year
NPPA and University of Missouri competition.

Things Never to Say to or About a Photojournalist
Funny column from www.ronreason.com.

Photojournalism e-book: Breaking into Photojournalism
Kenneth Wajda, an author and an award-winning photojournalist, wrote an e-book for students and other photographers interested in how to break into the business of photojournalism. He covers how to find and shoot spot news, the importance of professional ethics and respect, how to build a sports and people portfolio on the side, and how to approach news and photo editors with your photographs. A must-read for aspiring photojournalists.

Photojournalism Education Resources
Names and contact information for photojournalism college profs.

NewsInPictures.com
Photo essay and non-linear storytelling sites.

DL Accents: Good Journalism Books

Kenneth Christian: 20 Years of Photojournalism

Faking Images in Photojournalism
A student project with some great links.

Photojournalism Ethics Timeless Issues
A paper from Paul Martin Lester, Ph.D. at Cal State Fullerton.

Photojournalism: A Record of War

About.com Photo Documentaries

Good Internet Photojournalism Sites
A fine listing of links from John Myers.

PhotoLinks.net
Boasts that it has more than 5,000 links for professional photographers.

Photographer's Index
Search a database of photographers and professional associations. Also has stock photos and lists copyright and image security information and a stock photo price calculator.

Media Photographers' Copyright Agency

The International Library of Photography
Claims to feature more than 1.6 million photographers.

When Disturbing Photos Run
A baby is found murdered. Students examine the decision-making process and the aftermath of the way the Detroit Free Press covered the story, focusing on its use of graphic photos.

Washington Post's Camera Works Section
The best in online photo slideshows.

b-roll Online
A great site for print and broadcast photojournalists.

Library of Congress Wartime Photo Archive

International Photo Journalism Festival

Photo Central: Professional Photographers of America

Proof Positive: Freelance Photographers and Writers

American Society of Media Photographers
Chicago chapter links off to many helpful sites.

Poynter.org's High School Photojournalism Page

College Pictures of the Year
NPPA and University of Missouri competition.

Visual Edge
A journalism multimedia design seminar conducted by the Poynter Institute created this site that features 12 multimedia feature stories ranging from a tightly knit group of longtime domino players to handicapped sailors.

Advertising Photographers of America

Kodak's Web Site
Site includes some copyright guidelines for media professionals.

Diggit.com
A search engine for online photos. Claims to have access to more than 12 million online images.

Earth Science Picture of the Day

Ponopresse
Online photo archive and many helpful links.

About.com Photography Page

PBS: A Century of Photos
A dynamite cinematography site.

Joel Sartore's Wildlife Photography Links

Wildlife/Underwater Photography Links

Stealing Kids' Dreams
A gallery of photos of children at work in different parts of the world. From a doctor at Harvard School of Public Health, the site focuses on working conditions and raises about employment for kids.

Eye For the Low Country
A site for European photographers.

Life Magazine's Photos of the Year

Public Domain Images

Zoetrope: All-Story
Take a cool digital tour of a variety of topics.

Digital Photography
Canadian photojournalist Rob Galbraith's site on digital cameras and digital photography.

Photographer's Toolkit
A beginner's site with dozens of great links from Black & White World.

PhotographyTips.com
A site that covers the basics. Beginners only.

Dayton Daily News Photojournalism 101
As the name implies, this is a good teaching site. It covers the fundamentals.

Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshops
Marquette site also has work examples and other helpful tools.

University of Missouri Workshop
Workshops for documentary photography.

Mountain Workshops
Western Kentucky University workshops in documentary photography and picture editing.

Ofoto.com

National Geographic: Photo Tips

SnapFish.com

ImageStation.com

Digital Photo Review

Steve's Digicams

Club Photo

Photo.net

Shutterfly

PhotoWorks.com

Brooklyn Kid
A photo weblog.

TakeGreatPictures.com
Photography tips from former U.N. chief photographer John Isaac. Pretty basic stuff, but some good tips nonetheless.

BetterPhoto.com

FarmPhoto.com
Free photos of farms, farm animals, equipment, etc. Allows photographers to submit photos for use.

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