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The American Museum of Photography
PBS American Photography: A Century of Images
Information about the history and social impact of photography. Sections include: Art, Photography and War, Digital Truth, Presidential Image Making, Persuasion, Social Change, Cultural Identity.
Photography information from How Stuff

Digital Photography / Digital Cameras
Digital Photography Review
Reviews, news, and information about digital cameras, related hardware and software, digital photographic techniques, and more.
Digital Photography School Tips & Tutorials
Topics include Tips for Beginners; Portrait Photography Tips, Landscape Photography Tips.
Digital Photography Tutorials
"Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens. This is a complete listing of all tutorials on this site; click the drop-down links in the top menu to see particular topics." From Cambridge in Colour.
"Your resource for nearly anything you want to know about digital photography." Topics include Quick Reference, Best Practices, Workflow, Resources. See also: Glossary - A glossary of digital photographic terms. Aimed at professional/commercial photographers.
5 Tips for Preserving Your Digital Photos
From the Kansas City Public Library.
How Digital Cameras Work
From How Stuff

America's First Look into the Camera
The Library of Congress has put its 725 daguerreotypes on this site. Most are portraits from Mathew Brady's studio, but also include portraits by Robert Cornelius, James P. Ball, and Francis Grice. There are also some early architectural images by John Plumbe.
The Daguerreian Era and Early American Photography on Paper, 1839-1860
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Daguerreian Society Image Galleries
Includes Gold Rush Images, Occupational Images, Military Images, Postmortem Images, Home Scenes, City Scenes, Country Scenes, Portraits, Couples, Groups and Paintings & Artwork. You can click on the images to zoom in.
From the Franklin Institute:
Daguerreotype Photography
First Motion Pictures
Includes the moving images of horses and deer.
Kodak Brownie Camera
Includes a outside diagram of the brownie camera.
History of Photography and the Camera
Photography Archive Timeline
From 1725 to 1955. From The History of Photography Archive.
Preserving & Protecting Photographs: A Buyer's Guide
Topics include Enemies of Photographs, Small Format Photographs, Family Albums and Collections of Loose Images, Unmounted Albumen Prints, Larger Photographic Prints, Special Cases: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, & Tintypes, Beyond Preservation: Expert Advice. From the American Museum of Photography.

Photo Editing Software
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)
Draw, paint, convert, or edit images, photographs, and computer graphics.
See also: Image Creation & Editing Software category

Photographic Techniques & Tips
About Photography
Tips and techniques. Provided by
An in-depth series of how-to articles from Sky and Telescope. Topics include: Auroras, Deep-Sky Photography, Guiding a Telescope for Imaging, Digital Cameras, Wide-Field Imaging with CCD Cameras, Planetary Images, and Solar Eclipses.
Cameras and Photography - Tips and How-Tos
Kodak: Tips and Projects Center
Articles and activities for all ages.
Nature and Wildlife Photography Tips Center
"Top photographers share advice on everything from getting a sharper photo to photographing wildlife through a window" From the National Wildlife Federation.
New York Institute of Photography: Photoworld eZine
"This collection of photography articles is designed to help you learn more about the art and business of photography." Please scroll down to find the articles.
Photo Tips
Topics include: lighting, travel photography, photographing nature, panning, and more. See also this link ( for more tips. From National Geographic.
Travel Photographers Share Secrets for Memorable Photos
Ten tips from the professionals. From AARP.

Photography - Preserving
Ask an Expert: Preserving Your Photographs: Windows to the Past
From Minnesota Historical Society. Adobe Reader PDF format.
Caring for Your Treasures: Photographs
From the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.protecting
Personal Archiving
Information on how to preserve your digital memories. Includes 8 page pamphlet ( From the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, Library of Congress.
Preserving Digital Photos
Preserving the Past
From "Ask an Expert: Preserving Your Photographs: Windows to the Past."

Storage, Sharing, Photography Communities & Forums
The Photo Forum

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