Organisations:

The Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union (L&CPU): http://www.lcpu.org/
The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB): http://www.thepagb.org.uk/
The British Photographic Exhibitions (BPE): http://www.britishphotographicexhibitions.org.uk/
The Royal Photographic Society (RPS): http://www.rps.org/
The Guild of Photographers: http://www.photoguild.co.uk/

External Competitions (Also available on the PAGB site above):

A Competition’s aggregator site for non-affiliated competitions such as Amateur Photographer’s “Photographer of the Year”: http://www.photographycompetitions.net/


Some useful links from members to get you started on projects:

CreARTive Tutorial: http://wp.me/PiDZF-jA


For people looking for ideas, inspiration or just to see who is doing what, try any of the following (some of which have mailing lists to have those inspirational images sent straight to your email!):

Collection of professional and amateur photography alike: http://500px.com/popular
A way to post your images, share and explore others: http://www.flickr.com/explore
Stock exchange for use in creative undertakings: http://www.sxc.hu/home
Daily mail or site updates on the up and coming photographers across the world: http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/
Promoting people’s photography projects across the world: http://flakphoto.com/
Promotion of professional (and commercial) work across all areas of photography: http://www.productionparadise.com/search/index.php?q=&t=photos
A look into photo sharing and selling (also covers art in general): http://browse.deviantart.com/photography/


Weblogs (Blogs on photography, photographers, inspiration etc…)

A weblog exploring 500 of the worlds best or lesser known photographers http://500photographers.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1


Ever wondered where those illusive re-enactments are happening?

For the 1940’s see: http://www.northernforties.org.uk/


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