National Geographic Image of the Day

Published Articles & Library Online Resources on Photography

Includes approximately 300,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology.

CAMIO—Catalog of Art Museum Images Online—contains works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. Showcasing a wide range of fine and decorative art, CAMIO provides high-quality art images for education, research and enjoyment. All content is rights-cleared for educational use.

Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles.

Grove's Dictionary of Art Online
Contains 45,000 full text articles on every aspect of the visual arts--painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography--from prehistory to the present day, and a wide variety of image files.

Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals.

A union catalog of over 19 million digital resources. Includes items such as scanned books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies and datasets.

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Staff Picks

PhotoSpeak : a guide to the ideas, movements, and techniques of photography, 1839 to the present

PhotoSpeak : a guide to the ideas, movements, and techniques of photography, 1839 to the present
The complexities of photographic techniques from the calotype to the photogram to digital imaging.


Wild beauty : photographs of the Columbia River Gorge, 1867-1957

Wild beauty : photographs of the Columbia River Gorge, 1867-1957
A history of photography and the Gorge, hand in hand. Bring your back brace with you -- this book is heavy!



PCC Library Books & DVDs On Photography

Photography : an illustrated history

Books & DVDs on the history of photography, at PCC Library.



The glossary of digital photography

Books on digital photography and darkroom techniques and equipment at PCC Library.



VanDerZee, photographer, 1886-1983

Books and movies about photographers.




Photography Collections on the Internet

Library of Congress, photo image collection
Search the LOC catalog to find images. A rich collection of historic photographic images.

Life Magazine photo archive
Images from the 1860s through the 1970s. Amazing images, a rich history of US culture and events.

A resource for scholarship in the history of photography. Search or browse the International Center for Photography collections. Authoritative information about images and photographers.

National Archives
A browseable collection of historical images from the National Archives' Online Exhibits. Includes 20th century photographs and photographers, workplaces of the 19th and 20th centuries, historical panoramic photography, and more. Browse by topic, time period, or search by keyword.

History of the American West

A collection of over 30,000 photographs of the American West from 1860-1920, drawn from the holdings of the Western History and Genealogy Department at Denver Public Library. Search by keyword or browse by topic.

Millions of photographs, artworks, and footage available for licensing. Started by Bill Gates in 1989.

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