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Photography Links

Photography Links

Course Textbooks

Photography, Ninth Edition
Designing a Photograph
Photojournalism: The Professionals’ Approach, 6th Edition
Black & White Photography, Third Edition
Color Photography: A Working Manual


Business & Legal Information

California Lawyers for the Arts
Copyright Registration Tutorial
United States Copyright Office: Visual Arts


Business & Legal Reference Books

2010 Photographer’s Market
ACLU: Know Your Rights: Photographers
Business and Legal Forms for Photographers, 4th Edition
The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers
The Law (in Plain English) for Photographers
The Photographer’s Right: Explaining Your Rights When Stopped or Confronted for Photography
Legal Handbook for Photographers
The Photographer’s Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion
Photography: Focus on Profit
The Photojournalist’s Guide to Making Money
Pricing Photography: The Complete Guide to Assignment and Stock Prices
Successful Self-Promotion for Photographers
Wedding and Portrait Photographers’ Legal Handbook


Galleries & Museums

Yelp Directory of Oakland Galleries
Yalp Directory of Oakland Musems


Local Film Labs and Camera Equipment & Repair

Yelp Directory of Local Film Labs
Yelp Directory of Local Photography Stores & Services


Organizations & Associations

American Photographic Artists (formerly: Advertising Photographers of America) (APA)
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP)
Editorial Photographers (EP)
Fifty Crows Foundation
International Color Consortium (ICC)
International Commission on Illumination (CIE)
International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC)
National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA)
Picture Archive Council of America (PACA)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area (PPGBA)
Society for Photographic Education (SPE)
Stock Artists Alliance (SAA)
Student Photographic Society (SPS)
Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)
Women in Photography International (WIPI)
Young Photographers Alliance



Google Directory of Photographic Periodicals



American Press Institute: Photojournalism
The Digital Journalist
Editorial Photographers
Google Directory of Photojournalism Agencies
Poynter Institute: Photojournalism
Poynter Institute: Department of Visual Journalism
Poynter Institute: Visual Journalism Bibliography
Poynter Institute: News University: Photojournalism Training Courses (free registration)
Poynter Institute: A Guide to Journalist Sheild Laws
New York Times: Multimedia/Photos
Time & Life Pictures
Washington Post Camera Works
Yahoo News Photos


Stock Agencies

Google Directory of Commercial Stock Agencies
Google Directory of Photojournalism Stock Agencies



Google Directory of Photography Tools and Equipment (Cameras, Lenses, Accessories, Reviews, etc)
Adobe: Bridge
Adobe: Lightroom
Adobe: Photoshop
Apple: Aperture
Apple: ColorSync
Canon: Camera, Lens and Accessory Reviews
Cradoc: FotoBiz & FotoQuote
DxO: Optics Pro
Phase One: Capture One Pro
Extensis: Portfolio
iView: MediaPro
Lemke Software: GraphicConverter
Microsoft: Expression Media
Nikon: Camera, Lens and Accessory Reviews
Photodo: Lens Ratings
Tom Zimberoff: PhotoByte


Theory, Techniques & Style

Causes of Color
Color Management for Photographers
Color Matters
Google Directory of Photographic Techniques and Styles
Planet Neil: Flash Photography Techniques
Poynter Institute: Color, Contrast & Dimension



Digital Photography Resource Guide