40 Amazing Online Photography Magazines

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Whatever country we live in, we’re probably all familiar with the well-known photography magazines available in our newsagents and bookstores. The UK has Practical Photography, France has Photo, the Italians have Zoom and the Americans have American Photo. What you may not know is that there are many more photography magazines that are only available online. And some of them are good, very good.

That’s the great thing about online publishing. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and just about anyone with a PC and an internet connection can take part. The difficulty lies in putting together a quality publication, something that rivals the best commercial magazines for content and quality (we hope you think that Smashing Magazine just does that!)

As an introduction to the wonderful world of online photography magazines, we put together a list of the biggest and best that we could find. You won’t find these magazines in your local bookstore, they’re only available online. From photojournalism to portraiture, from landscapes to lomography (and everything in between), you’ll find the most amazing photography and discover the work of some of the world’s best photographers, both famous and unknown. Dive in and enjoy their work.

Amazing Online Photography Magazines

The 37th Frame1
Dedicated to bringing the best photojournalism on the internet to its readers.

Online Photography Magazine2

Positive Magazine3
It’s in Italian, but the photos are amazing.

Online Photography Magazine4

The Big Picture5
News stories in photographs. Updated regularly.

Online Photography Magazine6

ePHOTOzine7
The UK’s largest and friendliest online photography magazine.

Online Photography Magazine8

Flak Photo9
Flak Photo celebrates the art of exhibiting quality photography from an international community of contributors online.

Online Photography Magazine10

Blue Eyes Magazine11
An online photography magazine dedicated to publishing long-term documentary work.

Online Photography Magazine12

Social Documentary13
Features documentary photography from around the world – images and words exploring the human condition.

Online Photography Magazine14

Lunatic15
Creative contemporary photojournalism.

Online Photography Magazine16

MakingRoom17
A magazine about the process of making art and photography.

Online Photography Magazine18

F-Stop19
Features contemporary photography from established and upcoming photographers.

Online Photography Magazine20

Vewd21
A documentary photography magazine continuing the tradtion of telling stories through a visual medium. Dedicated to photo essays from up and coming photographers.

Online Photography Magazine22

Enter23
The online magazine of World Press Photo.

Online Photography Magazine24

The Digital Journalist25
The monthly online magazine for visual photojournalism.

Online Photography Magazine26

Apogee Photo27
Online photography magazine designed to inform and entertain photographers of all ages.

Online Photography Magazine28

Chambre Noire29
French online photography magazine – if you don’t speak French just enjoy the photos.

Online Photography Magazine30

Nature Photographers31
The online magazine of the Nature Photographers Network.

Online Photography Magazine32

Lens Culture33
Lens Culture is an online magazine celebrating international contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures.

Online Photography Magazine34

File Magazine35
A collection of unexpected photography.

Online Photography Magazine36

Pixels and Prose37
An online magazine and community dedicated to the art and science of photography.

Online Photography Magazine38

Zone Zero39
Excellent online photography magazine based in Mexico City.

Online Photography Magazine40

Travel Photographers Network41
The online photography magazine of the Travel Photographers Network

Online Photography Magazine42

Colours Magazine43
Colours Magazine is an online photography magazine showcasing the work of both established and upcoming photographers from around the world.

Online Photography Magazine44

Deep Sleep45
A brand new quartely online photography magazine from the UK.

Online Photography Magazine46

See Saw47
An online photography magazine dedicatd to work that successfully captures, represents and encourages acute observation, via the photographic medium.

Online Photography Magazine48

Visual Candies49
The new Photography Webzine. Promoting emerging photographers and understanding their work. Photos from Flickr.

Online Photography Magazine50

Creative Lens51
Lots and lots of wonderful photography articles.

Online Photography Magazine52

Camera Arts53

Online Photography Magazine54

Purpose55
Excellent online photography magazine from France.

Online Photography Magazine56

Fraction57
An alternative outlet for publishing work by new and established photographers.

Online Photography Magazine58

Our Eyes Photography59
Our Eyes specialises in people photography: artistic nudes, portraits, self-portraits, people and fashion.

Online Photography Magazine60

Photo Eye61
General interest photography magazine with lots of great photography articles and book reviews.

Online Photography Magazine62

Photoblogs Magazine63
Photoblogs Magazine’s aim is to showcase the best photography to be found around the web in photoblogs. The magazine hasn’t been updated for some time but the past issues are well worth checking out.

Online Photography Magazine64

Wedpix Magazine65
The online magazine of the Wedding Photojournalists Association. The magazine is aimed at wedding photojournalists and anyone else interested in applying photojournalis techniques to wedding photography.

Online Photography Magazine66

Ahorn Magazine67
An online magazine dedicated to contemporary photography.

Online Photography Magazine68

1000 Words Photography69
1000 Words is dedicated to highlighting the best of contemporary fine art photography in the UK and beyond.

Online Photography Magazine70

Photography BB Magazine71
An excellent photography magazine aimed at beginner to intermediate photographers. Issues can be downloaded in either PDF or ZIP formats.

Online Photography Magazine72

Home Photography Magazine73
Canadian general interest downloadable photography magazine.

Online Photography Magazine74

Mooncruise Magazine75
Dedicated to promoting you and your work.

Online Photography Magazine76

Arriba Magazine77
Downloadable magazine featuring both photography and illustrations.

Online Photography Magazine78

Bokeh Magazine79
Mexican photography magazine, downloadable in PDF format. It’s in Spanish, but you can look at the photos.

Online Photography Magazine80

VII81
VII Photo Agency present the most recent and best work of their photographers in their online magazine.

Online Photography Magazine82

Bulb Magazine83
Brings the work of creative, but lesser known, photographers to a wide audience.

Online Photography Magazine84

Snap Magazine85
Aims to showcase some of the best photography and photo manipulation, articles and tutorials.

Online Photography Magazine86

Pixel Press87
PixelPress encourages documentary photographers, writers, filmmakers, artists, human rights workers and students to explore the world in ways that take advantage of the new possibilities provided by digital media.

Online Photography Magazine88

Everywhere Mag89
A brilliant travel magazine relying on user submissions from the publishers of JPG Mag. They published a few issues of this magazine but since mid 2008 it has just been an online magazine.

Online Photography Magazine90

Cultures on the Edge91
Dynamic quarterly magazine dedicated to supporting cultural diversity through education.

Online Photography Magazine92

Last Click

Burn Magazine93
Burn Magazine is an evolving journal for emerging photographers, the brainchild of Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey. As you’d expect from a photographer of this calibre, the magazine is excellent.

Online Photography Magazine94

Resources

You’ve read the online photography magazines, now check out some of the best print versions.

Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.the37thframe.org/
  2. 2 http://www.the37thframe.org/
  3. 3 http://www.positive-magazine.com
  4. 4 http://www.positive-magazine.com
  5. 5 http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/
  6. 6 http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/
  7. 7 http://www.ephotozine.com/
  8. 8 http://www.ephotozine.com/
  9. 9 http://www.flakphoto.com/
  10. 10 http://www.flakphoto.com/
  11. 11 http://www.blueeyesmagazine.com/
  12. 12 http://www.blueeyesmagazine.com/
  13. 13 http://www.socialdocumentary.net/
  14. 14 http://www.socialdocumentary.net/
  15. 15 http://www.lunaticmag.com/
  16. 16 http://www.lunaticmag.com/
  17. 17 http://www.makingroom.com/index.php
  18. 18 http://www.makingroom.com/index.php
  19. 19 http://www.fstopmagazine.com/
  20. 20 http://www.fstopmagazine.com/
  21. 21 http://vewd.org/
  22. 22 http://vewd.org/
  23. 23 http://www.enterworldpressphoto.org/index.php?hilow
  24. 24 http://www.enterworldpressphoto.org/index.php?hilow
  25. 25 http://digitaljournalist.org/
  26. 26 http://digitaljournalist.org/
  27. 27 http://www.apogeephoto.com/
  28. 28 http://www.apogeephoto.com/
  29. 29 http://www.chambrenoire.com/
  30. 30 http://www.chambrenoire.com/
  31. 31 http://www.naturephotographers.net/
  32. 32 http://www.naturephotographers.net/
  33. 33 http://www.lensculture.com/
  34. 34 http://www.lensculture.com/
  35. 35 http://www.filemagazine.com/
  36. 36 http://www.filemagazine.com/
  37. 37 http://pixelsandprose.net/
  38. 38 http://pixelsandprose.net/
  39. 39 http://zonezero.com/
  40. 40 http://zonezero.com/
  41. 41 http://www.travelphotographers.net/
  42. 42 http://www.travelphotographers.net/
  43. 43 http://www.coloursmag.com/
  44. 44 http://www.coloursmag.com/
  45. 45 http://deepsleep.org.uk/
  46. 46 http://deepsleep.org.uk/
  47. 47 http://www.seesawmagazine.com/
  48. 48 http://www.seesawmagazine.com/
  49. 49 http://visualcandies.net/
  50. 50 http://visualcandies.net/
  51. 51 http://www.ukphotographics.co.uk/index.cfm
  52. 52 http://www.ukphotographics.co.uk/index.cfm
  53. 53 http://www.cameraarts.com/
  54. 54 http://www.cameraarts.com/
  55. 55 http://www.purpose.fr/purpose7.html
  56. 56 http://www.purpose.fr/purpose7.html
  57. 57 http://www.fractionmag.com/
  58. 58 http://www.fractionmag.com/
  59. 59 http://www.oureyes.net/galleries/galleries.html
  60. 60 http://www.oureyes.net/galleries/galleries.html
  61. 61 http://www.photoeye.com/magazine/
  62. 62 http://www.photoeye.com/magazine/
  63. 63 http://www.photoblogsmagazine.org/
  64. 64 http://www.photoblogsmagazine.org/
  65. 65 http://www.wedpix.com/
  66. 66 http://www.wedpix.com/
  67. 67 http://www.ahornmagazine.com/home.html
  68. 68 http://www.ahornmagazine.com/home.html
  69. 69 http://www.1000wordsmag.com/
  70. 70 http://www.1000wordsmag.com/
  71. 71 http://www.photographybb.com/magazine/
  72. 72 http://www.photographybb.com/magazine/
  73. 73 http://homephotography.ca/
  74. 74 http://homephotography.ca/
  75. 75 http://www.mooncruise.com/vol03/index.html
  76. 76 http://www.mooncruise.com/vol03/index.html
  77. 77 http://arriba.cc/
  78. 78 http://arriba.cc/
  79. 79 http://www.bokehmagazine.com
  80. 80 http://www.bokehmagazine.com
  81. 81 http://www.viiphoto.com/
  82. 82 http://www.viiphoto.com/
  83. 83 http://www.bulb-magazine.com/
  84. 84 http://www.bulb-magazine.com/
  85. 85 http://www.publishing.forbiddenwhispers.co.uk/snap.html
  86. 86 http://www.publishing.forbiddenwhispers.co.uk/snap.html
  87. 87 http://www.pixelpress.org/
  88. 88 http://www.pixelpress.org/
  89. 89 http://www.everywheremag.com/
  90. 90 http://www.everywheremag.com/
  91. 91 http://www.culturesontheedge.com/index1.html
  92. 92 http://www.culturesontheedge.com/index1.html
  93. 93 http://www.burnmagazine.org/
  94. 94 http://www.burnmagazine.org/
  95. 95 http://www.photoanswers.co.uk
  96. 96 http://www.eos-magazine.com/
  97. 97 http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
  98. 98 http://www.photo.fr/
  99. 99 http://www.visavisphoto.com/
  100. 100 http://www.popphoto.com/
  101. 101 http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/index.jsp
  102. 102 http://www.rangefindermag.com/
  103. 103 http://www.foto8.com/
  104. 104 http://www.daylightmagazine.org/
  105. 105 http://www.bjphoto.co.uk/
  106. 106 http://www.bandwmag.com/
  107. 107 http://www.blindspot.com/
  108. 108 http://www.jpgmag.com
  109. 109 http://www.hotshoeinternational.com/home.do
  110. 110 http://www.photoicon.com/

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Andrew Gibson is a photographer and writer. He runs Magical Places Fine Art, an online photography magazine and another great photography resource.

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  1. 1

    Forgot to mention – http://www.onexposure.net !!!

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  2. 52

    don’t forget http://www.shuttercrack.com

    Totally community driven, great stuff

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  3. 103

    Bravo!!!! excellent job of putting together such a list…

    Best regards

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    Shinta Lempers

    July 1, 2009 6:31 am

    Don’t forget GUP magazine:

    What’s GUP?

    GUP Magazine is a bimonthly, internationally distributed magazine, which is available in over 17 countries worldwide. GUP devotes each issue to a specific theme, featuring every angle of photography. From extensive portfolios of respected photographers and young talent to a complete international gallery and museum exhibition guide. 2009 is the fourth year GUP is published. English written GUP targets an audience of 20-50 year young people, who are open to new trends and new forms of art in which photography claims a prominent spot. This, and more, makes GUP a smart and inspirational guide for photo-graphers, professionals in the business and all those interested in the art of photography. (www.gupmagazine.com)

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  6. 256

    tank you
    i am from iran

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  7. 307

    Overlooked ILovePhotoblogs.com. Awesome list!

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  8. 358

    Check this web magazine on photography and human landscape.
    http://www.urbanautica.com/
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/urbanautica/84597496009

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  9. 409

    A cool photo website that is paying 25 photographers every month is http://www.wesay.com – mainly geared towards amateur photographers and what they call citizen photojournalism.

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  10. 460

    i found this incredibly helpful thank you

    also check out “sweet and sound” online magazine for photography

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    martinsoler photography

    February 28, 2010 1:46 pm

    thanks a lot for this article. I am checking them out one by one. As a new photographer it’s nice to go check out some sites like this and get new ideas.

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  12. 562

    Fotoblur does a digital and print to order version @ http://www.fotoblur.com

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  13. 613

    Nice stuff!!!
    Like to take the opportunity to hand out a tip… koba.se.
    Swedish photographer, mostly b&w.

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    Sebastian Vaida

    June 6, 2010 1:35 pm

    Nice list. I would also like to add Camera Obscura, an online photography magazine that appears every three months and has a different theme. The latest is on “Children and Childhood”. Take a look and feel free to leave a comment or send us your photos/texts if they are appropriate. Thanks! (www.cameraobscura.ro // http://cameraobscura.ro/camera-obscura-15/ )

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    Marielle van Uitert

    July 3, 2010 10:31 am

    Great list with amazing magazines. Thanx!

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    Arnold Reyneveld

    July 11, 2010 4:39 am

    Great list. It sure contains a number of brilliant magazines. Thanks for sharing!

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    Angela Dellutri

    August 2, 2010 8:24 am

    Here is another source for new talent.
    http://www.blackbook.com/aboutus.php

    The Black Book serves the creative community with portfolios from the leading commercial talent, and is a trusted industry resource worldwide.

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  18. 868

    Great selection of photography magazines – think I have some new favourites!
    If you want to check out some modelling and music gig photography then check this out: http://www.we-are-design-online.com/blog

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    GReat!

    Other photo magazineweb site.

    fotokadraj.net/

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  20. 970

    these pics are gay

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  21. 1021

    J.K…LOL

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  22. 1072

    Man these gay-ass pics can suck my left nutt sack! these pics look like someone took a FAT shit on them!_ Not josh santiago!

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  23. 1123

    thanks for sharing the informative material keep it up.

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  24. 1174

    thanks for sharing it keep it up.

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  25. 1225

    I ACTUALLY was initially happy to discover this particular web-site.I desired to appreciate it for your time with this wonderful read!! I positively enjoying every little it all and I’ve got you book-marked to see new thing you blog post.

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    Don’t forget about http://WWW.FOTOBLUR.COM , another great online photo magazine with some incredible photos!

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    ricelin(undirect)

    June 21, 2011 6:57 pm

    Thanks for such share with us!Like it!

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    ricelin(undirect)

    June 21, 2011 7:03 pm

    And,I wanna to know that where we can get more such information?
    Who would like to offer me more?Wait for you and thx!

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  29. 1429

    Thanks – Enjoyed this article, can you make it so I get an email sent to me whenever there is a fresh post?

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    I personally love the work from Brian Arnold, I don’t know if because he is compatriot from beautiful British Columbia , Canada but I get that nostalgic feeling from his pics http://www.brianarnoldimaging.com/photography-catalog

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    Great collection. Missing one for landscape photography though.
    I have some great examples here: andiwphotography.com/Portfolio

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