If you are into photography, one of the best ways to learn is by getting feedback from other fellow photographers. While some of them turn into criticisms, these are quite constructive if taken in the right spirit to improve your photography skills. The more photos you share in various photo sharing sites, more eye balls get to see your photos resulting in some constructive valuable comments.
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Here in this post we list some top photo sharing web sites where aspiring and professional photographer communities are active in viewing, commenting and rating photos.
Photo.net is an online community with hundreds of thousands of active members and many more casual viewers visiting daily. It was started in 1993 and is determined to be the best peer-to-peer educational system for people who wish to become better photographers. The audience consists of photography enthusiasts ranging from newcomers to experienced, successful professionals. With the growth in digital photography, it has had a substantial increase in novices visiting the site to use it as a learning resource as there are loads of useful articles ranging from how to build a digital SLR system to how to enhance your photos. Take a look at the awesome photos at photo.net
Fotonomy is a photo sharing site for photographers of all levels. It provides a place for you to share, store and organise your photos online. Fotonomy features a clean, simple and stylish interface making it a joy to share and view photos. It stores your photos in five different sizes, allowing you to view and share photos in a format that suits you the best. It provides loads of features like allowing upload of unlimited photos, tag and geo-tag for your photos, lets you create unlimited albums, send and receive private messages from friends, RSS feeds to your photo etc. Fotonomy is free, so sign up now and at Fotonomy.com start sharing your photos in minutes!
PhotoChart.com is an international community of photographers worldwide. PhotoChart.com is a website that makes it easy to share your digital photos with your own easy to use online photo gallery. It provides FREE storage space for your photos along with a simple, attractive web-based interface that makes it easy to upload (you don’t have to resize the bigger images, the system will do it for you), manage, view, and share your photos. No knowledge of HTML or any other computer language is required to use PhotoChart.com. It lets you to grow an awareness of your talent as a photographer. It also connects with people who can use your photography for various purposes. You can register for free on the PhotoChart.com site and start your own photo album.
deviantART is one of the post popular online community with wide-reaching appeal showcasing various forms of user-made artwork. Photography is one of the many categories available like digital art, film animation, game development art etc. The site consists of over 11 million members, over 100 million submissions, and receives around 100,000 submissions per day. DeviantArt provides a place for any artist to exhibit and discuss their works and it a great place to share your photography and get some valuable criticism. Take a look at the gallery here.
Flickr, which is now owned by Yahoo! Since March 2005, is certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Though it is mainly used to share photos with family and friends, it is becoming one of the most popular online communities where most aspiring and professional photographers share their work. It’s a place where many photographers around the world visit and share their feedback on the photos. If you want to get some constructive criticism on your photo work, flickr is a great place to share your work. Check out the amazing collection of photos here.