Links

AGENCIES

Blogs/websites maintained by photography agencies

Institute Blog

The Institute for Artist Management’s blog

Magnum blog

Magnum’s blog

Magnum in Motion

Magnum’s multimedia site

NOOR

NOOR’s blog

Ostkreuz blog

Ostkreuz photo agency’s blog

Panos Pictures

Panos Pictures’ blog

Redux blog

Redux Pictures’ blog

Resolve

Livebooks blog: “A collaborative online community that brings together photographers and creative professionals of every kind to find ways to keep photography relevant, respected, and profitable.”

Stockland Martel

Stockland Martel’s blog

Stone Thrower

Jacqueline Bovaird’s blog

VII The Magazine

“VII The Magazine is an innovative online project that will give readers unprecedented intimate access and insight to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists.”

Wonderful Machine Cog

The blog of Wonderful Machine, “the only place where commercial art buyers can find a comprehensive selection of accomplished photographers doing all kinds of work, in all parts of the world.”

ARCHITECTURE

Blogs/websites covering architecture

arkinet

“the working blog for the official arkinet website, a new global platform for the architecture community.”

Geoff Manaugh’s brilliant blog about “Architectural Conjecture, Urban Speculation, Landscape Futures”

Critical Terrain

“Critical Terrain is where the images, objects, concepts, and disciplines that shape the designed environment are explored and interpreted. Critical Terrain is administered and written by Alan Rapp”

The blog of things magazine, which “was originally founded in 1994 by a group of writers and historians based at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art in the belief that objects can open up new ways of understanding the world.”

ART

Blogs/websites covering art in general

1854

“The blog of the British Journal of Photography”

Another Bouncing Ball

Art critic Regina Hackett’s blog

Art and Artifice

“A weblog dedicated to everything concerning art and the law”

Art Blart

art and writing blog by marcus bunyan

Art Fag City

Paddy Johnson’s art blog

Art News Blog

“Art News Blog is a selection of visual art news, art reviews and art related stories online.”

Art Sexy

“Art Sexy hopes to expand the notions of success as an artist while disabusing several myths, e.g., that the artworld is confined to the hubs of New York and Los Angeles, rather than beginning in the artist’s studio; and that smart art is the purview of geeks and elitists; and that artists should take consumer desire into the ‘production’ of their work.”

Art Threat

“Art Threat is the leading media outlet devoted solely to political art, cultural policy, and contemporary media issues.”

BlackLab

“BlackLab is here to revel in images old and new. We want to breathe new life into the presentation of still pictures by experimenting in collaboration with artists, musicians, film-makers and designers. We want to dispense with conventional forms of exhibiting photographs and create spaces in which images can collide and collude with film, soundscapes, slogans and texts.”

Geoff Manaugh’s brilliant blog about “Architectural Conjecture, Urban Speculation, Landscape Futures”

bloggy

Barry Hoggard blogs about art

BOMBLog

BOMB magazine’s blog

Carolina Miranda’s art blog

carbon copy

Elizabeth Unterman’s art blog

Cigarettes and Purity

Mel Trittin’s blog

Clancco

“The aim of Clancco.com is to explores, investigates, and examine the relationship between art and law. With an educational background in art, art theory, and law, our expertise lies in the discourses of intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art.”

“DailyServing was conceived as a central site for art lovers to visit daily to find resources and updates on happenings within the contemporary visual art.”

Design Observer

“Design, Culture, Change”

Edward Winkleman’s art blog

em.pir.i.cism

Allison Beonde’s blog about art and photography

Eyeteeth

Paul Schmelzer’s blog

Fugitive Vision

“thoughts and observations about the art (especially photographic art) that I [Evan Mirapaul] encounter in NYC and around the world as I travel to fairs and exhibits.”

gmtPlus9 (-15)

Andrew Abb’s blog about art, photography, and music

greg.org

“the making of: movies, art, etc., by Greg Allen”

Horses Think

Ofer Wolberger’s blog

Hrag Vartanian

“A blog of art, culture, photography, writing and ideas”

Hyperallergic

“Hyperallergic is a New York-based blogazine, podcast & journal published by Going Off Script in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.”

i heart photograph

Laurel Ptak’s blog

I like this art

Art/photography presented by Jordan Tate

Inside/Out

MoMA’s art blog

Künstlerbuch | artist’s book

A blog about art(ist) books, mostly in German

Le territoire des senses

“Le territoire des sens est un blogue de recherche qui propose une réflexion sur les liens entre territoires réels et territoires imaginés.”

“Tyler Green’s modern & contemporary art blog”

Modern Art Obsession

“Where the Pursuit of the Collection IS the Obsession”

New Pictures

Minneapolis Institute of Arts blog

obvious

A blog covering art and a lot more

Off Center

Walker Art Center’s blog

oitzarisme

Constantin Nimigean’s blog

One by four by nine

Photography, art, and more

Peek

Lee Gainer’s blog

The Art Collectors

“an experiment in art + community”

The Intrepid Art Collector

Lisa Hunter’s blog about art and the art market

The blog of things magazine, which “was originally founded in 1994 by a group of writers and historians based at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art in the belief that objects can open up new ways of understanding the world.”

Thomas Kapielski

Thomas Kapielski is a writer and artist whose blog entries mirror his writing (German language only)

“A collection of interesting ideas curated by Joanne McNeil.”

Marco Bohr’s blog about visual culture

VVORK

Art blog maintained by Aleksandra Domanovic, Christoph Priglinger, Georg Schnitzer, Oliver Laric

We Find Wilderness

An art blog from Basel

William Powhida

William Powhida’s blog

BOOK PUBLISHERS

Blogs/websites by book publishers

25books

The blog of German photo book shop 25books (usually German/English)

Aperture

Aperture’s blog

Lay Flat

The blog of Lay Flat

Little Brown Mushroom

A “blog for my little DIY publishing venture” - Alec Soth

Self Publish, Be Happy

“We celebrate and promote self published books with exhibitions, workshops and events.”

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

COMMERCIAL/EDITORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Blogs/websites dedicated to commercial/editorial photography (incl. the business side)

1854

“The blog of the British Journal of Photography”

“A Photo Editor (APE) is Rob Haggart, the former Director of Photography for Men’s Journal and Outside Magazine.”

A Visual Society

“musings of a photography agent in new york.”

Bernstein & Andriulli

Blog by Bernstein & Andriulli, “a premier artist management agency.”

Bildwerk3

German online magazine (German language only)

formerly The Black Snapper

Blueeyes

“Blueeyes Magazine is an online documentary photography magazine devoted to publishing new long-term project work.”

Chase Jarvis

Chase Jarvis’s blog

Duckrabbit

“Photojournalist David White and BBC Radio 4 documentaries producer Benjamin Chesterton are duckrabbit.”

Feature Shoot

“Feature Shoot is run by photographer and photo editor, Alison Zavos, and showcases work from up-and-coming photographers alongside work from established photographers who have completed a project or whose work has taken on a new direction.”

Fotofeinkost

Dr. Martina Mettner’s blog about photography (German language only)

Heather Morton

“Heather Morton is a freelance Art Buyer based in Toronto, Canada.”

i like to tell stories

Jonathan Saunders’ blog

I Like to Watch

The Blog of Writer and Editor David Schonauer

Jasmine DeFoore

Jasmine DeFoore’s blog

LightBox

“From the photo editors of TIME”

Look Underfoot

Susana Raab’s blog

Manchester Photography

Mark Page’s blog

Mark Tucker

Mark Tucker’s blog

My Four Eyed Fantasy

Emily Shur’s blog

Noah Kalina

Noah Kalina’s blog

PDNedu

“the blog spot for emerging photographers and photo educators”

PDNPulse

“A professional photography blog by the editors of Photo District News”

“The view from The New Yorker’s photo department.”

Photo TK TK

Sarina Finkelstein’s blog

Photographers on Photography

“POP (Photographers on Photography) is the blog of Alison McCreery, a sometimes photographer, curator, photo producer, and most of all huge fan of commercial, editorial, documentary and fine-art photography.”

Rachel Hulin

Rachel Hulin’s blog

Redux blog

Redux Pictures’ blog

Resolve

Livebooks blog: “A collaborative online community that brings together photographers and creative professionals of every kind to find ways to keep photography relevant, respected, and profitable.”

Shooting Gallery

“photographers shooting + talking”

State of the Art

American Photo’s blog

Stellazine

Stella Kramer’s blog

Stockland Martel

Stockland Martel’s blog

Stone Thrower

Jacqueline Bovaird’s blog

Taylor Davidson

Taylor Davidson’s blog

Telephoto

The Daily Telegraph’s photo pages

The Curator Ship

“Curator Ship is a collection of useful articles and materials on contemporary photography and visual arts. Initiated by Moritz Neumüller and open for collaboration to everyone”

The F Stop Magazine

“The F STOP is an online magazine featuring the work of top advertising, editorial, and fine art photographers.”

The Online Photographer

“We cover anything and everything of interest to practicing photographers.”

The Photography Post

A photo blog aggregator, with some original contents.

Thomas Broening

Thomas Broening’s blog

Timothy Archibald

Timothy Archibald’s blog

Tony Fouhse

Tony Fouhse’s blog

Vincent Laforet

Vincent Laforet’s blog

Marco Bohr’s blog about visual culture

Andrew Hetherington’s blog

Wonderful Machine Cog

The blog of Wonderful Machine, “the only place where commercial art buyers can find a comprehensive selection of accomplished photographers doing all kinds of work, in all parts of the world.”

CULTURE/POLITICS

The slightly fuzzy category: Blogs/websites that cover mostly culture and/or politics, in a photography related way

Jim Johnson’s blog

>Re: Photo
Art and Artifice

“A weblog dedicated to everything concerning art and the law”

Art Threat

“Art Threat is the leading media outlet devoted solely to political art, cultural policy, and contemporary media issues.”

Black Photographers Book Reviews

“Information & discussion about African diaspora photographers and publishing.”

BlackLab

“BlackLab is here to revel in images old and new. We want to breathe new life into the presentation of still pictures by experimenting in collaboration with artists, musicians, film-makers and designers. We want to dispense with conventional forms of exhibiting photographs and create spaces in which images can collide and collude with film, soundscapes, slogans and texts.”

Geoff Manaugh’s brilliant blog about “Architectural Conjecture, Urban Speculation, Landscape Futures”

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

David Campbell

“I have three areas of interest - photography, multimedia and politics.”

Design Observer

“Design, Culture, Change”

Edward Winkleman’s art blog

Eyeteeth

Paul Schmelzer’s blog

greg.org

“the making of: movies, art, etc., by Greg Allen”

Horses Think

Ofer Wolberger’s blog

Hrag Vartanian

“A blog of art, culture, photography, writing and ideas”

Manchester Photography

Mark Page’s blog

New Photographics

Jonathan Worth’s blog (“To research, understand and share what constitute sustainable working photographic practices amongst a community of likeminded learner practitioners.”)

No Caption Needed

“No Caption Needed is a book and a blog, each dedicated to discussion of the role that photojournalism and other visual practices play in a vital democratic society. No caption needed, but many are provided….”

The New York Review of Books’ blog

Prison Photography

“The Practice of Photography in Sites of Incarceration”

“I have an interest in photobooks that have been published with an overt (or not so overt) political agenda and this blog has been created so that I can share my collection with you.”

Strange Maps

A blog about maps (seriously)

The Picture Show

NPR’s photo blog

The blog of things magazine, which “was originally founded in 1994 by a group of writers and historians based at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art in the belief that objects can open up new ways of understanding the world.”

Marco Bohr’s blog about visual culture

FINE-ART PHOTOGRAPHY

Blogs/websites dedicated to fine-art photography

Jim Johnson’s blog

1/125

“A blog about photography “

1854

“The blog of the British Journal of Photography”

25books

The blog of German photo book shop 25books (usually German/English)

2point8

Michael David Murphy’s blog

40 Watt

Shawn Records’ blog

500 Photographers

“500 photographers is a weblog that posts 5 active photographers a week for 100 weeks.”

Jeffrey Ladd’s blog dedicated to photo books

779

Nick Turpin’s blog

>Re: Photo
A Photo Student

Documenting James Pomerantz’s two years at the School of Visual Arts in the Photography, Video & Related Media MFA program

aCurator

Julie Grahame’s blog

After Photography

Fred Ritchin’s companion blog for his book After Photography

Ahorm Magazine

“Ahorn is an online magazine dedicated to contemporary photography, directed and edited by Daniel Augschoell and Anya Jasbar.”

Ahorn Magazine

“Ahorn is an online magazine dedicated to contemporary photography, directed and edited by Daniel Augschoell and Anya Jasbar.”

Alec Soth

Alec Soth’s blog (abandoned in late 2007)

American Suburb X

Featuring photography and re-publishing older writing about photography

Amy Elkins

Amy Elkins’ blog

Amy Stein

Amy Stein’s blog

Aperture

Aperture’s blog

arkinet

“the working blog for the official arkinet website, a new global platform for the architecture community.”

Art and Artifice

“A weblog dedicated to everything concerning art and the law”

Art Sponge

“I’ve created Art Sponge to present some artists and works I admire the most, and to express my opinions in general.” - Patrick Caire

artphotoblog

Pascal Renoux’s blog

Asian Photography Blog

“A discovery, discussion and exploration of Asian photography.”

B

Blake Andrews’ blog

Ben Huff

Ben Huff’s blog

Bildwerk3

German online magazine (German language only)

formerly The Black Snapper

Black Photographers Book Reviews

“Information & discussion about African diaspora photographers and publishing.”

BlackLab

“BlackLab is here to revel in images old and new. We want to breathe new life into the presentation of still pictures by experimenting in collaboration with artists, musicians, film-makers and designers. We want to dispense with conventional forms of exhibiting photographs and create spaces in which images can collide and collude with film, soundscapes, slogans and texts.”

blog61

“blog61 is a photoblog by Berlin based photographers Thomas Lobenwein and Christian Reister.”

Blueeyes

“Blueeyes Magazine is an online documentary photography magazine devoted to publishing new long-term project work.”

Brian Ulrich

Brian Ulrich’s blog

buffet

Andrew Phelps’ blog

burn

“burn is an evolving journal for emerging photographers. burn is curated by magnum photographer david alan harvey.”

Camera Obscura

“A blog dedicated to photography and contemporary art”

Cigarettes and Purity

Mel Trittin’s blog

Conlin Pantall

Conlin Pantall’s

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

consumptive

James Luckett’s blog

contact blog

Anna Stevens & Emily Graham’s blog

Critical Terrain

“Critical Terrain is where the images, objects, concepts, and disciplines that shape the designed environment are explored and interpreted. Critical Terrain is administered and written by Alan Rapp”

Curtis Mann

Curtis Mann’s blog

Daniel Bühler

Daniel Bühler’s blog

Darius Himes

Darius Himes’s blog

David Campbell

“I have three areas of interest - photography, multimedia and politics.”

Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey’s blog

Dektol’s Weblog

Danny Lyon’s blog

Des livres et des photos

Rémi Coignet’s blog (French language only)

Detroit Institute of Arts Blog

Detroit Institute of Arts Blog

Dide

“an online bi-lingual magazine about Iranian contemporary photography”

Digressions

Daniel Shea’s blog

“a venue for thoughtful discussion of vintage and contemporary photography via reviews of recent museum exhibitions, gallery shows, photography auctions, photo books, art fairs and other items of sometime interest to photography collectors large and small.”

Dodge and Burn

Qiana Mestrich: “Dodge & Burn photography blog will highlight what is often ‘dodged’ from the art scene and ‘burned’ in art history: photographers of African, Asian, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander and Aleutian heritage, women photographers and works of photography about these and other indigenous communities of the world.”

Doppelklick

Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin’s blog (German language only)

“e-photoreview is the new online community and blog for upcoming talents in the field of photography and multimedia all around the world.”

Elizabeth Avedon

Elizabeth Avedon’s blog

em.pir.i.cism

Allison Beonde’s blog about art and photography

Expiration Notice

“an online gallery for those who’ve already lived a life, continue to do so, and have the quality goods long denied the glory of the the glossy magazines or gleaming white gallery walls.”

Exposure Compensation

“This blog is about photography and photographers.”

Marc Feustel’s blog

Eyes of Artists

Corey Presha’s blog

Eyeteeth

Paul Schmelzer’s blog

Fans in a Flashbulb

“Fans in a Flashbulb will present selected works from the library and collections at the International Center of Photography.”

Feature Shoot

“Feature Shoot is run by photographer and photo editor, Alison Zavos, and showcases work from up-and-coming photographers alongside work from established photographers who have completed a project or whose work has taken on a new direction.”

Fjord

“Fjord is a project that showcases the photography of young, up-and-coming photographers.”

Flak Photo

“Flak Photo is a daily photography website that celebrates the art & culture of photography online. Produced by Andy Adams, the site highlights new series work, book projects and gallery exhibitions from an international community of contributors.”

FOAM Blog

FOAM’s blog

Food For Your Eyes

“Food For Your Eyes Projects is a platform for contemporary photography.”

Fotofeinkost

Dr. Martina Mettner’s blog about photography (German language only)

fotosavant

“fotosavant is a journal discussing and exhibiting the excellence and diversity that is handrafted photography today.”

From This Moment

Justin James Reed’s blog

Fugitive Vision

“thoughts and observations about the art (especially photographic art) that I [Evan Mirapaul] encounter in NYC and around the world as I travel to fairs and exhibits.”

Gabriela Herman

Gabriela Herman’s blog

gmtPlus9 (-15)

Andrew Abb’s blog about art, photography, and music

Greater Middle East Photo

“Photography from or about the Greater Middle East”

Ground Glass

Cara Phillips’ blog

GUP

GUP Magazine

Harlan Erskine

Harlan Erskine’s blog

Harvey Benge

Harvey Benge’s blog

Hee Jin Kang

Hee Jin Kang’s blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

“An endless search into what’s moving in contemporary photography.”

Hipshots

Martin Amis’ blog

Horses Think

Ofer Wolberger’s blog

Host Gallery blog

Host Gallery blog

Hot Blog

“Hot Blog is the blogging arm for the bimonthly photography magazine HotShoe.”

Humble Arts Foundation blog

Humble Arts Foundation’s blog

i heart photograph

Laurel Ptak’s blog

I like this art

Art/photography presented by Jordan Tate

i like to tell stories

Jonathan Saunders’ blog

I Like to Watch

The Blog of Writer and Editor David Schonauer

I Love That Photo blog

“What moves independent photographers? What inspires them? What influences them? What means photography to them? ILOVETHATPHOTO tries to seek answers to these questions and shows the best work of independent photographers.”

Ian Aleksander Adams

Ian Aleksander Adams’ blog

If At First

Ben Roberts’ blog

In Transit

George Georgiou’s blog

insig.ht

“insig.ht is both quick take and deep dive into the means of making photographs. It’s personal vision, from the inside out; a new, collective way of seeing that’s immediate, original and global.”

Inspiration Information

“the inspirations of richard daniels, a photographer based in Bangkok,Thailand”

Intersecting Images

Matt Niebuhr’s blog

island of cyclopes and tripods

Norman Beierle’s blog

Jade Doskow

Jade Doskow’s blog

Jane Tam

Jane Tam’s blog

Japan Exposures

“The people behind Japan Exposures are active photographers with a deep understanding of the interests and needs of their fellow practitioners. We are personally connected to key Japanese photographers, galleries, publishers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and even academics working in field.”

japan-photo.info

Ferdinand Brueggemann’s blog about Japanese photography

Juliana’s lovely land of neurosis

Juliana Beasley’s blog

Kate Hutchinson

Kate Hutchinson’s blog

Künstlerbuch | artist’s book

A blog about art(ist) books, mostly in German

L O Z

Laurence Vecten’s blog

La Lettre de la Photographie

A French blog about photography

“Founded in 2007 by Bryan Formhals, La Pura Vida is a photography gallery that features monthly online group shows edited by a mix of guest photographers, as well as daily features on this blog.”

Larry Fink

Larry Fink’s blog

lenscratch

Aline Smithson’s blog

LightBox

“From the photo editors of TIME”

Little Brown Mushroom

A “blog for my little DIY publishing venture” - Alec Soth

Liz Kuball

Liz Kuball’s blog

Look Underfoot

Susana Raab’s blog

MakingRoom

“MakingRoom is a magazine about the process, intention and results of image-making.:

Manchester Photography

Mark Page’s blog

Martin Parr

Martin Parr’s blog

Melanie Photo Blog

Melanie McWhorter’s blog

Mi parte de lo bueno

Belén Cerezo Blog

miad-fa382

“The class blog for Professional Practices (FA382), a junior-level photography course at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Kevin J. Miyazaki steers the bus.”

“because there were enough spare electrons lying around”

Modern Art Obsession

“Where the Pursuit of the Collection IS the Obsession”

Monsters & Madonnas

The International Center of Photography Library blog

The ICP library’s blog

Mossless

A new interview every two days.

Mossless

“A new interview every two days.”

“nothing is too amazing to be true”

“A series of web based interviews with innovative contemporary photographers from around the world.”

muse-ings

Tim Atherton’s blog

Museum of Contemporary Photography blog

Museum of Contemporary Photography blog

My Four Eyed Fantasy

Emily Shur’s blog

mythologie des lucioles

Eva Truffaut’s blog: “archives photographiques et iconographiques d’hier souvent,d’aujourd’hui parfois”

New Landscape Photography

“New Landscape Photography presents thoughtful landscape photography, focusing on project-based work from around the world.”

New Pictures

Minneapolis Institute of Arts blog

Noah Kalina

Noah Kalina’s blog

Not Close Enough

Matt Dunn’s blog

Nymphoto

“The NYMPHOTO Blog shares news & issues relating or relevant to women in photography.”

Ocular Octopus

“Todd Walker’s photography ephemera: theory, craft, failure, success, learning.”

oitzarisme

Constantin Nimigean’s blog

On almost every topic

Bas Peters’ blog that includes posts about photography and photobooks

On Shadow

12th Press’ blog

One by four by nine

Photography, art, and more

One Way Street

Bernard Yenelouis’ blog

PalmAire

Tema Stauffer’s blog

“The view from The New Yorker’s photo department.”

Photo TK TK

Sarina Finkelstein’s blog

Photobooth.net

The photobooth blog

Photocritic International

Photography critic A.D. Coleman’s blog

Photographers on Photography

“POP (Photographers on Photography) is the blog of Alison McCreery, a sometimes photographer, curator, photo producer, and most of all huge fan of commercial, editorial, documentary and fine-art photography.”

Photographers Speak

“Dean Brierly interviews the men and women who are shaping the parameters of photography — from old school to new generation, traditional to cutting edge.”

Photographs Do Not Bend

“Photographs Do Not Bend focuses primarily on fine art photography and issues concerning contemporary photographic practice. By featuring the work of individual photographers, exhibitions, book reviews and exclusive interviews with artists, the blog serves both as an archive of the author’s [Sherry Cuttler’s] personal interests as well as a platform for critical discourse.”

Photography Collection

“we are a group of bloggers from the United States, Europe and Asia who are interested in photography as an art form.”

Photographylot

“We are photographers. This is a blog for the discussion of all things photography related.”

Photolucida blog

Photolucida blog

Photonews Blogbuch

The blog of German photography magazine Photonews (unfortunately only in German)

Prison Photography

“The Practice of Photography in Sites of Incarceration”

Purpose

French online photo magazine (with English translations)

Quintessence

Ellen Rennard’s blog

Rachel Hulin

Rachel Hulin’s blog

Raum21

A blog highlighting the work of students at Bielefeld’s photo school (German language only)

Reciprocity Failure

Stan Banos’ blog

Repository

Sarah Sudhoff’s blog

Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi’s blog

Aaron Schuman’s online magazine

Self Publish, Be Happy

“We celebrate and promote self published books with exhibitions, workshops and events.”

Several Landscapes

“Photography/ Documentary/ Other/”

Shane Lavalette

Shane Lavalette’s blog

Shen Wei

Shen Wei’s blog

Shooting Gallery

“photographers shooting + talking”

“This blog is a scrapbook of shiny things.”

Sight Under Construction

Kevin Sisemore’s blog

silverpoetics

“Silverpoetics is a photographic journey inside the disturbing pathes between reality, fiction and poetry.”

Southern Photography

John N. Wall’s blog

State of the Art

American Photo’s blog

“This blog aims to be a continually growing and developing Internet discourse on the medium of photography that features a multitude of participants; it is conceived as an online debate on forms of photographic production, techniques, applications, distribution strategies, contexts, theoretical foundations, ontology and perspectives on the medium.”

BerlinPhotoWorkshops’ blog (German language only)

Telephoto

The Daily Telegraph’s photo pages

Tethered

Elizabeth Fleming’s blog

The Bigger Picture

“Photography and the Smithsonian”

The Coruscating Camera

Frank Ward’s blog

The Curator Ship

“Curator Ship is a collection of useful articles and materials on contemporary photography and visual arts. Initiated by Moritz Neumüller and open for collaboration to everyone”

The Day the World Turned Day-glo

Naomi White’s blog

The Exposure Project blog

The Exposure Project blog (group disbanded in March 2011)

The F Blog

“We were twelve photographers who exhibited at Gallery Korn during late winter of 2006 and the exhibition was called F12. When we started the group, we knew that twelve was an elusive number and Group F, or rather Gruppo F was more appropriate. In connection with our website, we created the blog in which only the “F” remained: The F blog.”

The F Stop Magazine

“The F STOP is an online magazine featuring the work of top advertising, editorial, and fine art photographers.”

The Girl Project

“The Girl Project explores the lives of American teenage girls by putting them behind the camera to document themselves. Using disposable cameras, girls 13-18 photograph their lives as only they know and understand it.”

“The Great Leap Sideways is a gallery space primarily, but not exclusively, dedicated to showcasing photography.”

The Incoherent Light

“The Incoherent Light is an online journal by Darren Campion dedicated to the best in contemporary photographic art and its criticism.”

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

The Map is Not the Territory

“An Exploration of the USA by car, by plane, by train, by bus by foot” by Vanessa Winship & George Georgiou

The Photo Coterie

“Today there is a ton of great work coming from artist all over the world and of all ages. The Photo Coterie is here to let you know what the people who make these images have to say. We interview the photographer and display a few of their pieces to let you know more about them and what they are doing. […] Created by Nathan Ward and Taylor Paige Reynolds”

The Photography Post

A photo blog aggregator, with some original contents.

The Picture Show

NPR’s photo blog

The Salt Mine

Mark Power’s blog

Peter Feldhaus’ blog

The Way Things Are

Brian Widdis’ blog

The Word

Joshua Spees’ blog

The Year in Pictures

James Danziger’s blog

Timothy Briner

Timothy Briner’s blog

Too Much Chocolate

“too much chocolate is an online blogazine that aims to serve and connect emerging editorial, fine art, and commercial photographers all over the internet. The site focuses on dialogue, support, and exposure within the online photo community, with hope that it transfers into real world relationships and photographic growth for its readers.”

Tribble & Mancenido

Tribble & Mancenido’s blog

Two Looks

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s blog

Two Way Lens

“Two Way Lens is a project designed to inform and inspire emerging photographers wanting to focus their creative output in a way that enhances their chances of finding an audience, being included in exhibitions and ultimately achieving gallery representation.”

Verve Photo

“Photographer and photo editor Geoffrey Hiller has created Verve to feature photos and interviews by the finest young image makers today. Verve is a reminder of the power of the still image. Verve will also point you to new photo agencies, publications and inspiring multimedia projects.”

Marco Bohr’s blog about visual culture

wan.der.lust.ag.ra.phy

“The works of several photographers will be published on wanderlustagraphy every Wednesday. This site is co-curated by Clayton Cotterell and Amy Elkins.”

Wayne Ford’s blog

We can shoot too

“A blog about photography in Los Angeles and the west coast in general.”

We Can’t Paint blog

“We Can’t Paint is a web log by Noel Rodo-Vankeulen that focuses mainly on photography, issues concerning photographic practice, and art in general.”

We English blog

Simon Roberts’ We English blog

Will Steacy

Will Steacy’s blog

Women in Photography

“Mixing emerging photographers with artists that have achieved high levels of success within fine art and commercial worlds, the project is designed to be a resource for photographers, editors, curators, gallery owners, and viewers alike to discover and enjoy the work of female artists.”

Zoum Zoum

Liberation’s photo blog, usually in French, sometimes with English translations

GALLERIES/MUSEUMS

Blogs/websites by galleries or museums

Aperture

Aperture’s blog

Detroit Institute of Arts Blog

Detroit Institute of Arts Blog

Fans in a Flashbulb

“Fans in a Flashbulb will present selected works from the library and collections at the International Center of Photography.”

FOAM Blog

FOAM’s blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

Host Gallery blog

Host Gallery blog

Inside/Out

MoMA’s art blog

Michael Mazzeo Gallery

The blog by gallerist and photographer Michael Mazzeo

The ICP library’s blog

Museum of Contemporary Photography blog

Museum of Contemporary Photography blog

New Pictures

Minneapolis Institute of Arts blog

The Bigger Picture

“Photography and the Smithsonian”

The Year in Pictures

James Danziger’s blog

JOURNALISM

Blogs/websites about journalism, old and new

After Photography

Fred Ritchin’s companion blog for his book After Photography

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

David Campbell

“I have three areas of interest - photography, multimedia and politics.”

“The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.”

The NYTPicker

“This website devotes itself exclusively to the goings-on inside the New York Times — the newspaper and the institution itself. Written by a team of journalists who prefer to work in anonymity, The NYTPicker reports daily on the internal workings of the nation’s top newspaper, and comments on its content.”

LAW

Blogs/websites about law, mostly in an art context

Art and Artifice

“A weblog dedicated to everything concerning art and the law”

Clancco

“The aim of Clancco.com is to explores, investigates, and examine the relationship between art and law. With an educational background in art, art theory, and law, our expertise lies in the discourses of intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art.”

The Art Law Blog

“Brought to you by John Silberman Associates”

LITERATURE/BOOKS

Blogs/websites about literature

The New York Review of Books’ blog

Self Publish, Be Happy

“We celebrate and promote self published books with exhibitions, workshops and events.”

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

Thomas Kapielski

Thomas Kapielski is a writer and artist whose blog entries mirror his writing (German language only)

MAGAZINES

Blogs/websites maintained by magazines

Excerpt Magazine

“Excerpt Magazine is a free online publication about photo-based practice.”

foto8

foto8

GUP

GUP Magazine

Hot Blog

“Hot Blog is the blogging arm for the bimonthly photography magazine HotShoe.”

LightBox

“From the photo editors of TIME”

PDNedu

“the blog spot for emerging photographers and photo educators”

PDNPulse

“A professional photography blog by the editors of Photo District News”

“The view from The New Yorker’s photo department.”

Photonews Blogbuch

The blog of German photography magazine Photonews (unfortunately only in German)

State of the Art

American Photo’s blog

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

MUSIC

Blogs/websites about music

gmtPlus9 (-15)

Andrew Abb’s blog about art, photography, and music

Unquiet Thoughts

Alex Ross’ blog

ONLINE MAGAZINES

Online photography magazines

100 Eyes

“100Eyes is an online photographic showcase featuring contemporary photography including documentary, art, and journalistic photography. Edited by Andy Levin”

1000 Words Photography

Tim Clark’s online photography magazine

Ahorn Magazine

“Ahorn is an online magazine dedicated to contemporary photography, directed and edited by Daniel Augschoell and Anya Jasbar.”

Daylight Magazine

“Daylight Community Arts Foundation (DCAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing in-depth photographic essays on important issues of the day via Daylight Magazine (print) and Daylight Multimedia (online).”

Dide

“an online bi-lingual magazine about Iranian contemporary photography”

Digital Journalist

The online photojournalism magazine

Flash Flood

“Flash Flood is a new media collective that investigates and promotes the intersection of photography and culture in the state of New Mexico.”

foto8

foto8

Fraction Magazine

David Bram’s online photography magazine.

“Lens Culture is an online magazine celebrating international contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures. “

Photo-Eye Magazine

Photo-Eye’s online magazine

SuperMassiveBlackHole

“Time, Space, Light and Gravity are what drive SuperMassiveBlackHole”

Unless You Will

“Unless you will, curated and founded by Heidi Romano, is an online journal that showcases a vision within photo-based art. Our goal is to bring together a collection of notable photographers from around the world and present their work.”

PHOTO BOOKS

Blogs/websites dedicated to photo books (reviews etc.)

Jeffrey Ladd’s blog dedicated to photo books

Bint photoBooks

A Dutch blog dedicated to photo books

Black Photographers Book Reviews

“Information & discussion about African diaspora photographers and publishing.”

buffet

Andrew Phelps’ blog

Claxton Projects

“Photography books we found, rediscovered and love”

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

“a venue for thoughtful discussion of vintage and contemporary photography via reviews of recent museum exhibitions, gallery shows, photography auctions, photo books, art fairs and other items of sometime interest to photography collectors large and small.”

Hipshots

Martin Amis’ blog

A blog about photobooks by Meier und Mueller

Monsters & Madonnas

The International Center of Photography Library blog

The ICP library’s blog

On almost every topic

Bas Peters’ blog that includes posts about photography and photobooks

phot(o)lia

“Everything about photography in New York, photobooks and the photographer I love”

photobooks.tumblr.com

Listing and reviewing mostly independently produced photobooks/zines.

“I have an interest in photobooks that have been published with an overt (or not so overt) political agenda and this blog has been created so that I can share my collection with you.”

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

The PhotoBook

Douglas Stockdale’s blog about photo books

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Blogs maintained by photographers

2point8

Michael David Murphy’s blog

40 Watt

Shawn Records’ blog

A Photo Student

Documenting James Pomerantz’s two years at the School of Visual Arts in the Photography, Video & Related Media MFA program

Alec Soth

Alec Soth’s blog (abandoned in late 2007)

Amy Elkins

Amy Elkins’ blog

Amy Stein

Amy Stein’s blog

B

Blake Andrews’ blog

Ben Huff

Ben Huff’s blog

Brian Ulrich

Brian Ulrich’s blog

buffet

Andrew Phelps’ blog

Chase Jarvis

Chase Jarvis’s blog

Conlin Pantall

Conlin Pantall’s

consumptive

James Luckett’s blog

Curtis Mann

Curtis Mann’s blog

Digressions

Daniel Shea’s blog

em.pir.i.cism

Allison Beonde’s blog about art and photography

Eyes of Artists

Corey Presha’s blog

From This Moment

Justin James Reed’s blog

Gabriela Herman

Gabriela Herman’s blog

Ground Glass

Cara Phillips’ blog

Harlan Erskine

Harlan Erskine’s blog

Hee Jin Kang

Hee Jin Kang’s blog

Hipshots

Martin Amis’ blog

Horses Think

Ofer Wolberger’s blog

i like to tell stories

Jonathan Saunders’ blog

Ian Aleksander Adams

Ian Aleksander Adams’ blog

In Transit

George Georgiou’s blog

Inspiration Information

“the inspirations of richard daniels, a photographer based in Bangkok,Thailand”

Intersecting Images

Matt Niebuhr’s blog

Jade Doskow

Jade Doskow’s blog

Jane Tam

Jane Tam’s blog

Juliana’s lovely land of neurosis

Juliana Beasley’s blog

Kate Hutchinson

Kate Hutchinson’s blog

Larry Fink

Larry Fink’s blog

lenscratch

Aline Smithson’s blog

Liz Kuball

Liz Kuball’s blog

Look Underfoot

Susana Raab’s blog

Manchester Photography

Mark Page’s blog

Mark Tucker

Mark Tucker’s blog

Martin Parr

Martin Parr’s blog

“nothing is too amazing to be true”

muse-ings

Tim Atherton’s blog

Noah Kalina

Noah Kalina’s blog

PalmAire

Tema Stauffer’s blog

Passport to Trespass

Mikael Kennedy’s blog

Quintessence

Ellen Rennard’s blog

Rachel Hulin

Rachel Hulin’s blog

Reciprocity Failure

Stan Banos’ blog

Repository

Sarah Sudhoff’s blog

Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi’s blog

Shane Lavalette

Shane Lavalette’s blog

Shen Wei

Shen Wei’s blog

“This blog is a scrapbook of shiny things.”

Sight Under Construction

Kevin Sisemore’s blog

Tethered

Elizabeth Fleming’s blog

The Coruscating Camera

Frank Ward’s blog

The Map is Not the Territory

“An Exploration of the USA by car, by plane, by train, by bus by foot” by Vanessa Winship & George Georgiou

The Photography Post

A photo blog aggregator, with some original contents.

The Way Things Are

Brian Widdis’ blog

The Word

Joshua Spees’ blog

Thomas Broening

Thomas Broening’s blog

Timothy Archibald

Timothy Archibald’s blog

Timothy Briner

Timothy Briner’s blog

Tony Fouhse

Tony Fouhse’s blog

Tribble & Mancenido

Tribble & Mancenido’s blog

Vincent Laforet

Vincent Laforet’s blog

We English blog

Simon Roberts’ We English blog

Andrew Hetherington’s blog

Will Steacy

Will Steacy’s blog

PHOTOJOURNALISM

Blogs/websites covering photojournalism

500 Photographers

“500 photographers is a weblog that posts 5 active photographers a week for 100 weeks.”

A Developing Story

“A Developing Story brings together and promotes multimedia from and about the developing world. From professionally produced campaign work, to user-generated Flickr photosets, podcasts and written testimony, the site is designed to help these stories reach new audiences as well as creating, over time, a categorised archive for those working in international development to use for reference and inspiration.”

After Photography

Fred Ritchin’s companion blog for his book After Photography

BagNews

“BagNews is a progressive site dedicated to visual politics and the analysis of news images.”

formerly The Black Snapper

Blueeyes

“Blueeyes Magazine is an online documentary photography magazine devoted to publishing new long-term project work.”

burn

“burn is an evolving journal for emerging photographers. burn is curated by magnum photographer david alan harvey.”

David Campbell

“I have three areas of interest - photography, multimedia and politics.”

Digital Journalist

The online photojournalism magazine

Duckrabbit

“Photojournalist David White and BBC Radio 4 documentaries producer Benjamin Chesterton are duckrabbit.”

DVAFOTO

“Matt Lutton and M. Scott Brauer share their work and others’”

Lens

The New York Times’ photojournalism blog

LightBox

“From the photo editors of TIME”

Magnum blog

Magnum’s blog

Magnum in Motion

Magnum’s multimedia site

Martin Parr

Martin Parr’s blog

No Caption Needed

“No Caption Needed is a book and a blog, each dedicated to discussion of the role that photojournalism and other visual practices play in a vital democratic society. No caption needed, but many are provided….”

Ostkreuz blog

Ostkreuz photo agency’s blog

Panos Pictures

Panos Pictures’ blog

“The view from The New Yorker’s photo department.”

Photographylot

“We are photographers. This is a blog for the discussion of all things photography related.”

“Photojournalism Links (since October 2007) is a one-man operation by photographer Mikko Takkunen, dedicated to sharing all things photojournalism, documentary photography, and beyond.”

Prison Photography

“The Practice of Photography in Sites of Incarceration”

SocialDocumentary.net

“SocialDocumentary.net is a website for photographers, NGOs, editors, journalists, lovers of photography and anyone else who believes that photography plays an important role in educating people about our world.”

Telephoto

The Daily Telegraph’s photo pages

The 37th Frame

Featuring photojournalism

The Curator Ship

“Curator Ship is a collection of useful articles and materials on contemporary photography and visual arts. Initiated by Moritz Neumüller and open for collaboration to everyone”

The Picture Show

NPR’s photo blog

The Spinning Head

“The writings here are explorations not expositions, though some may sound like the latter. I am not an expert on anything I speak about, but I am an individual who reads a wide spectrum of literary, historical, and political works and wants to share some of my thoughts and insights.” - Asim Rafiqui

The Vigilante Journalist

“The Vigilante Journalist is a community project, which culls information from various sources.”

Two Looks

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s blog

Verve Photo

“Photographer and photo editor Geoffrey Hiller has created Verve to feature photos and interviews by the finest young image makers today. Verve is a reminder of the power of the still image. Verve will also point you to new photo agencies, publications and inspiring multimedia projects.”

VII The Magazine

“VII The Magazine is an innovative online project that will give readers unprecedented intimate access and insight to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists.”

POLITICS

Blogs/websites about politics

Jim Johnson’s blog

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

Glenn Greenwald’s blog

Juan Cole’s blog

PR/LISTINGS

Blogs/websites that focus on announcing exhibitions, events, competitions, etc.

Aperture

Aperture’s blog

Bildwerk3

German online magazine (German language only)

Boston Photography Focus

“Boston Photography Focus is a blog dedicated to Boston photographers, Boston photography exhibitions and education, photo enthusiasts, and all manner of photo-based activities, news, happenings, topics, and ideas in and around Boston, New England, and beyond.”

Darius Himes

Darius Himes’s blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

Hey, Hot Shot blog

Jade Doskow

Jade Doskow’s blog

Marketing Photos with Mary Virginia Swanson

Mary Virginia Swanson’s blog

Nymphoto

“The NYMPHOTO Blog shares news & issues relating or relevant to women in photography.”

PDNedu

“the blog spot for emerging photographers and photo educators”

Photolucida blog

Photolucida blog

Shane Lavalette

Shane Lavalette’s blog

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

The Intrepid Art Collector

Lisa Hunter’s blog about art and the art market

Two Looks

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s blog

We English blog

Simon Roberts’ We English blog

RECOMMENDED

A selection of the blogs/websites that are my personal must-reads

Jim Johnson’s blog

Jeffrey Ladd’s blog dedicated to photo books

“A Photo Editor (APE) is Rob Haggart, the former Director of Photography for Men’s Journal and Outside Magazine.”

formerly The Black Snapper

Geoff Manaugh’s brilliant blog about “Architectural Conjecture, Urban Speculation, Landscape Futures”

Carolina Miranda’s art blog

My cutting-room floor blog, with a lot of stuff that doesn’t make it onto the main site, for whatever reason.

“DailyServing was conceived as a central site for art lovers to visit daily to find resources and updates on happenings within the contemporary visual art.”

“a venue for thoughtful discussion of vintage and contemporary photography via reviews of recent museum exhibitions, gallery shows, photography auctions, photo books, art fairs and other items of sometime interest to photography collectors large and small.”

“e-photoreview is the new online community and blog for upcoming talents in the field of photography and multimedia all around the world.”

Edward Winkleman’s art blog

Marc Feustel’s blog

Glenn Greenwald’s blog

“An endless search into what’s moving in contemporary photography.”

Juan Cole’s blog

“Founded in 2007 by Bryan Formhals, La Pura Vida is a photography gallery that features monthly online group shows edited by a mix of guest photographers, as well as daily features on this blog.”

“Lens Culture is an online magazine celebrating international contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures. “

A blog about photobooks by Meier und Mueller

“because there were enough spare electrons lying around”

“Tyler Green’s modern & contemporary art blog”

The ICP library’s blog

“nothing is too amazing to be true”

“A series of web based interviews with innovative contemporary photographers from around the world.”

“The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.”

The New York Review of Books’ blog

“The view from The New Yorker’s photo department.”

“Photojournalism Links (since October 2007) is a one-man operation by photographer Mikko Takkunen, dedicated to sharing all things photojournalism, documentary photography, and beyond.”

“I have an interest in photobooks that have been published with an overt (or not so overt) political agenda and this blog has been created so that I can share my collection with you.”

Wired Magazine’s photography blog

Aaron Schuman’s online magazine

“This blog is a scrapbook of shiny things.”

“This blog aims to be a continually growing and developing Internet discourse on the medium of photography that features a multitude of participants; it is conceived as an online debate on forms of photographic production, techniques, applications, distribution strategies, contexts, theoretical foundations, ontology and perspectives on the medium.”

BerlinPhotoWorkshops’ blog (German language only)

“The Great Leap Sideways is a gallery space primarily, but not exclusively, dedicated to showcasing photography.”

A blog dedicated to listing independently produced photography books or zines

Peter Feldhaus’ blog

The blog of things magazine, which “was originally founded in 1994 by a group of writers and historians based at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art in the belief that objects can open up new ways of understanding the world.”

“A collection of interesting ideas curated by Joanne McNeil.”

Marco Bohr’s blog about visual culture

Wayne Ford’s blog

Andrew Hetherington’s blog

SCIENCE

Blogs/websites about science

The Frontal Cortex

Jonah Lehrer’s blog

TECH/GEAR

Blogs/websites covering mostly camera/film/etc. reviews

Bildwerk3

German online magazine (German language only)

Japan Exposures

“The people behind Japan Exposures are active photographers with a deep understanding of the interests and needs of their fellow practitioners. We are personally connected to key Japanese photographers, galleries, publishers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and even academics working in field.”

The Online Photographer

“We cover anything and everything of interest to practicing photographers.”