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Image Collections (Includes Museum Collections)

Works of Art: Photographs
Browse works from the Metropolitan Museum's Department of Photographs, includes the Walker Evans Archive plus over 20,000 works from the 1830s to the present.

Get the Picture: Thinking about Photographs
Pictures by photographers whose work is in the permanent collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

MIA: Department of Photographs
Historic and contemporary works covering the history of photography from 1839 to the present.

Guggenheim: Photography

Smithsonian Photography Initiative
Photography collection representing the Institution's science, art, and history collections from the National Zoo, 18 museums, and 9 research centers.

SIRIS: Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
The Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, over 1000 photographs of works of art created in the early twentieth century, many of the works have since been damaged or no longer exist except online.

Picturing the Century
A collection of 20th century photographs from the US National Archives.

Flickr: Smithsonian
The Smithsonian Libraries on Flickr.

V&A: Photography
Includes past exhibitions, highlights, and online features for exploring various photographers, processes and techniques, plus theme tours grouped according to subject, and more.

The Art Institute of Chicago
An online collection of over 5,100 photographs from 1839 to the present, includes the Alfred Stieglitz Collection, and the Julien Levy Collection, as well as many other works by important modern master photographers.

International Center of Photography
An online photography database, a list of industry resources, plus exhibitions and educational programs.

George Eastman House
A nonprofit museum and educational institution of photography and motion pictures, includes collections online.

Look at Me
An online exhibition of found photographs.

Nikon Small World
Photomicrography, photography through the light microscope, competition and online galleries dating back to 1977.

Photo Agency of National Museums, France
Online database of over 440,000 photographs of artistic works from the national and regional museums of France.
Site languages: French and English

American Photography: A Century of Images
Discover a century of photography through an interactive image lab and featured topics.

NOAA Photo Library
A searchable library of public domain photos including Hurricane Katrina images, photographs of coral reefs, polar regions, coastal regions, lighthouses, and more.

LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
A searchable online database with millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, includes never before published images from the 1750s to the present day.

Time & Life Pictures
View content from photojournalists documenting political and cultural events plus celebrities and the American experience.

Time: Photo Essays
Photographs of worldwide news and current events.

Huge database of images online including historical, fine art, nature photography and more for use in advertising, publishing and multimedia design.

LOC: When they were Young
A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood, a Library of Congress exhibition.

The Getty: Photographs
View photographs online including ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, cyanotypes, gelatin silver, lantern slides, and more.

Brooklyn Museum: Photography
View around 261 images in the online collection of the Brooklyn Museum.

Idea Photographic | After Modernism
US history in photographs, an exhibition from the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Eye Spy: Playing with Perception
An exhibition from the Peabody Essex Museum that explores how perception influences the way we interpret our world.


Photographer, List of Artists
List of around 223 photographers in the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, most entries include images and related essays.

MIA: Photographs by Artist
Browse images in the permanent collection arranged by artist.

V&A: Photographers
Information about and images by photographers whose work appears in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Lists notable photographers by name and subject.
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British Society of Underwater Photographers
Includes exhibitions, a gallery, techniques news and more.

Browse exhibitions documenting the history of photography.

BBC: Genius of Photography
View photographic images by artists including Andre Kertesz, Man Ray, Martin Parr, and others.

PBS: Photography
Program and series sites with online exhibits.

Lomographic Society International
Lomographic images, information, and international lomo events.

The Daguerreian Society
The art, history and science of the daguerreotype including galleries, and other resources.
Browse a large gallery of member submitted photographs.

Worth 1000
Daily photo manipulation contests, also includes forums, tutorials, and more.

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