Galleries

Ainsworth Gallery - Joliet's oldest commercial Gallery showing work by living artists.

Gallery 7 - 116 N Chicago Street (Suite 102) Joliet, IL 60432 For appointments (815)-483-4310.

 

Websites

ArtSpan Contemporary Art - Photography.

Canon Digital Learning Center - Workshops and Classes.

Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona.

CityofJoliet.com - There's lots of Art in Joliet.

Darcy Berg - Photography and Quilt Art. Another great place for workshops.

DeviantArt - Digital Photographic Art, and other visual art.

FineArtAmerica - Photography.

Hank Erdmann Photography - Another great place for workshops.

Houston Center for Photography - Houston Texas.

Getty Museum - Search 'Photographs', 'Advanced Search', 'Only Objects with Images'.

Kubota Image Tools - Workshops and Training Products.

Lens Culture - Contemporary Photography.

Light Work - Sycacuse New York.

Lumiere Gallery - Photographers / Photography.

Maine Media Workshops and College - Film, Media, Photography Workshops and College.

McCollum Photography - McCollum Photography.

Metropolitan Museum of Art - Search 'photographs' or artist name.

Michael and Paula.com - Equipment, Photo Gallery, Workshops and more.

MoMA - Filter 'photograph'.

National Geographic - Everything Photography.

New York Institute of Photography - Photo and video online courses and articles.

Nikon Digital Learn and Explore Center - Articles, Classes, Tutorials.

Photographers Gallery - Los Angeles California.

Photography Online Information for the Beginner - History, Science, Styles, Galleries.

Pinhole Photography Day - Pinhole Photography WebGallery.

Pro Photography 101 - FREE Practical Professional Photography Tips and Tutorials.

San Francisco Camerawork - Baum award for emerging American Photographers.

Scott Nichols Gallery - Photographers / Photography.

Shootsmarter.com - Good Information and Articles about Hybrid Photography to improve your photography skills.

The Herald News - Our local newspaper. You'll find information on the Photographic Arts Society in the Club Notes section.

Vintage Everyday - Photos.

WikiArt - Photographers / Photography.

 

Photo Competitions

Black & White Spider Awards - International Annual Competition honoring Black & White Photography.

The Art of Photography Show - Annual Contemporary Photography Competition.

 

Photography Stores

Camera House West - 114 N. Larkin Ave. Joliet, IL 60435 - Phone: (815) 744-4260.

Calumet Photographic Oak Brook - 1600 W. 16th St. Oak Brook, IL 60523 - Phone: (630) 860-7458.

Calumet Photographic Chicago - 819 W. Eastman St. Chicago, IL 60642 - Phone: (312) 440-4920.

Calumet Photographic Northbrook - 31 Skokie Blvd. Northbrook, IL 60062 - Phone: (847) 205-0206.

 

Clubs

Plainfield Art League - Normally meets 2nd Weds 7:00pm at the Plainfield Public Library 15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544.

 

Interesting Articles

A Brief Timeline of Polaroid - Photographic Resource Center Boston University - .pdf.

Defending Cameras from the Smartphone Revolution - The balance between cameras vs phones and quality vs convenience.

Flash Photography - Types, Techniques, Diffusers, Red Eye Tips.

Historic Photographs - Photographic Processes.

History and Evolution of Photography - The Technical Evolution of Photography in the 19th Century - .pdf.

Post-Process - Why the smartphone camera changed photography forever.

Steve Sasson, Digital Camera Inventor - YouTube video of Kodak's Steve Sasson talking about inventing the world's first digital camera.

The Art of the American Snapshot 1888-1978 - National Gallery of Art.

The End of Film Photography - New York Institute of Photography.