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Worth a thousand words

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Photography websites that inspire, educate, entertain and amuse.

"You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. " - Ansel Adams, photographer


They are showcases of beauty, they force us to face the ugly, they can make us laugh, and they can make us cry. Like American novelist Eudora Welty said, "A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away. " This roundup covers some of the best websites for photographs. Here, we have resources that list some of the finest photojournalists as contributors. And then, we've also included those photo sites that will make you smile and marvel at the wonderful place that our planet is.

>> Great Photo Journalism


Great Photo Journalism is a free online community that invites select professional photojournalists to display their best work. You can start by viewing 'Featured' work from its main page, browse through its 'Recent Stories', or sift through its collection by photographer. Regardless of the way you choose to browse GPJ, it will inspire you to pick up a camera to tell your own stories. greatphotojournalism. com

>> The Photo Society


If you've ever flipped through the pages of National Geographic, you can't help but be amazed at the beautiful pictures clicked by its photojournalists. The Photo Society is a website that's maintained by regular contributors to the magazine - and needless to say, the snapshots on this site are breathtaking. You can browse through essays by individual photographer, and even watch documentaries by these fine journalists. thephotosociety. org

>> Galli


Closer to home, Galli - in existence since August 2011 - is a journal for stories from India with contributions from established as well as emerging photographers from around the world. Curated by Harsha Vadlamani, an independent documentary and editorial photographer based in Hyderabad, the site is currently home to 38 narratives. Photo features range from the Kashmir conflict in the north, to a temple festival in Tamil Nadu where transgenders re-enact the marriage of Mohini, the female form of Krishna, to Aravan, the son of Arjun, a day before he is to be sacrificed for a Pandava win in the battle of Kurukshetra. www. galli. in

>> Trek Earth


Trek Earth is the site to visit if you want to learn about the best travel destinations from around the world through photos. Sign up for an account, and you are encouraged to post your travel pictures which are then grouped by region - continents, country, state and city. The site even allows for community building, where members can critique each other's work, participate in photography workshops, and even receive email alerts whenever new photos are posted by their favourite photographers, or based on their favourite destinations. Trek Earth is an amazing place if you're looking to improve your photography skills, as well as learn about the planet and its diversity. trekearth. com

>> Where Cool Things Happen


WCTH is full of snapshots of the coolest stuff on our planet, whether it's awesome places, fantastic art, great outdoors, or breathtaking architecture. And you can even suggest some of the rad stuff you've come across yourself to be carried on this photo blog. Before you visit, we must warn you that WCTH should only be visited when you have enough time at your disposal. It is known to be highly addictive. www. wherecoolthingshappen. com

>> Cutest Paw


If you love animals, you will love Cutest Paw. The crowd-sourced site is populated with over 15, 000 photographs of our furry friends. You can check out the most popular pictures, and you can even search by keyword or category. And best of all, you can even post pictures of your own pet. If you need a dose of innocence, or perhaps an overdose of cute, this is the site to visit;guaranteed to put you in a good mood. www. cutestpaw. com

Reader's opinion (1)

J PFeb 17th, 2013 at 20:15 PM

True, but there are quite too many art-wannabe's out there too.

 
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