Twitter Photography Resources List

Twitter’s limitations mean that it might not be a great place to show off a photo gallery, but the site can still be a valuable resource for photographers, both amateur and professional. We’ve scoured Twitter and produced a categorized list of all the accounts that can help photographers improve their picture-taking, and produce and sell their images. This isn’t a list of photographers on Twitter; it’s a list of businesses, organizations and outlets on Twitter that can help photographers. We’ve provided the name, the Twitter username and, in most cases, an edited version of their bio.

Photography Organizations

Wedding and Portrait Photographers International @WPPI_2010

professional photography organization that puts on professional photography trade show and convention every year.

S F Camerawork @sfcamerawork

A non-profit organization that encourages emerging and mid-career artists to explore new directions in photography and related media.

The Lucie Foundation @luciefoundation

Non-profit photography organization aimed at encouraging and exhibiting photographers of all styles.

North American Nature Photography Association @nanpa_news

National Press Photographers Association @nppa

National Press Photographers Association: advancing professional visual journalism through education, information, networking, business resources and advocacy

White House News Photographers Association @whnpa

White House News Photographers Association


National Association of Photoshop Professionals (led by Scott Kelby), resource for Photoshop training.


ASMP – American Society of Media Photographers


Photography association

Photo Labs and Supplies

Apollo Photo@apollophoto

Online, full-service photo lab specializing in digital prints, press-printed photo products, specialty photo items, and studio marketing products and services.

F-11 Photographic @F11Photo

Photographic supplies store and full service lab.

McKenna Pro Lab @McKennaPro

Pro Lab.

PhotoWeek @Photomart

Digital Photographic Supplies

Pictureline @pictureline

professional camera store.

foto care@FotoCare

sales, support and rental of all of the latest gear.

Jennifer Vasile @probackdrops

Professional Backdrops

Elephas Creations @SudhirShivaram

Nature and Wildlife Photography Solutions. Lens Library (lens rental), Photography Workshop, Outdoors, Stock Photography.

Photography News @PhotogNews

News about new cameras, digital photography tips, equipment reviews, and examples

Nikon Pro @NikonPro

Nikon news, Nikon tips, and information about photography and Nikon equipment. Written by Mike Downey @mdowney

DigitalFusion Rental @DFrental

Professional Digital Photography Equipment Capture and Rental

Doug Murdoch @thinkTANKphoto

professional photography equipment manufacturer

Robert Medina @thelightcaddy

Off Camera Flash Photography Equipment Bag

Chris Klapheke @ChrisKlapheke

Online nature photography equipment retailer

Sinar Bron USA @Sinarbron

distributes professional photography equipment in North America

Photography Reviews @photoreviews

Providing reviews of photography equipment, cameras, tripods, lenses, monopods and more

Camera Cart @Cameracart

photography rental equipment

Owen’s Originals @OwensOriginals

Photography Equipment Seller

Intova @Intova

Carl Fischer @nikoncameralens

blog on digital camera lenses.

Peter Wipf @alzodigital

Designer and manufacturer of video and photography equipment

Henry Posner @bandhphoto

B&H: The Professional’s Source since 1973

Lee Filters @leefilters

Cameta Camera @cameta

A Camera Store @LensRentals

Internet photo/video rental company, presently carrying 2014 copies of 281 lenses, plus cameras and accessories

Calumet Photo @calumetphoto

Camera retailer selling Nikon, Canon, Hasselblad and more.

Leica Camera AG @leica_camera

Hasselblad USA @hasslebladusa

Stock Agencies

John Lund @stockphotoguy

Stock Photographer, Stock Blog, Photog Interviews, Photoshop stories…

iStockScoop @iStock

iStockScoop: The ultimate (unofficial) resource clearinghouse for all istockers! @istockcharts

Shutterstock images @Shutterstock

Subscription Royalty-Free Stock Photography

Tyler Olson / Leaf @microstockgroup

A meeting place for microstock photographers.

iStockphoto @istockhelp

Online Stock Photography Community

Getty Images @GettyImages

Dreamstime @dreamstime

Image Source @ImageSource

royalty free stock photography.

Sodapix Photo Agency @Sodapix

Stock Photography @dynamitestock

Stock Photography site offering low cost economical images for immediate download.

painet @painet

Stock Photo Agency & Photograph Search Engine & photography research. Painet publishes topical websites of images as Twitter Tweets.

Maggie Hunt @StockShop

Exclusive Model Released Stock Photography

Phototake, Inc. @Phototake

Medical Images – Illustrations-Photography-Microscopy & Custom Work

Stock Photos @Colorado_Image

Stock photography focused on Colorado, licensed for advertising and promotional use… follow for newest photos

Aurora Photos @Aurora_Photos

Stock photography agency based in Portland, ME with offices in NYC, CA and London offering an archive of exotic, visually dynamic, and diverse imagery.

EmageStock @emagestock

The Site of Natural Photography Stock

picNiche @picniche

Automatically reporting stock photography niches found scoring above 400. Follow (@bobbigmac for info )

Matt Brading @OzImages

Stock Photography Co-op. Follow for photographer and library updates.

AVID StockPhoto @AVIDStockPhoto

royalty-free stock photo subscription

Amy J. Boyd @amyjboyd

IPhoto Researcher for a stock photography company, also directing and producing my first independent documentary about a local non-profit cinema arts co.

fotosearch @fotosearch

Stock photography and stock footage website.

NoEquivalent Art @noequivalent

A fine art and stock photography store ; focus on High-end Wall Decor and Unrestricted Exclusive Stock images.

visualsafari @visualsafari

Creative Wildlife, Landscape, Nature & Travel Stock Photography.

colouria Stock Photo @colouria

Edited stock photography collections

Cutcaster @cutcaster

Product Outlets, Inc. @zazzle

custom products marketplace

cafepress @cafepress

Etsy! @etsy

handmade marketplace.

blurbinc @blurbinc

Real books. Made by you.

SmugMug @smugmug

Photography Magazines

LayersMagazine @LayersMagazine

The How-To Magazine for Everything Adobe®. 

Jpgmag @jpgmag

Magazine made by you.

Photoshop Creative @PshopCreative

magazine for Adobe Photoshop inspiration and advice

Advanced Photoshop @advancedpshop

The magazine for Adobe Photoshop professionals

ePHOTOzine @ePHOTOzine

photography community.

Lens Culture @lensculture

online magazine celebrating current trends in international contemporary photography, art, media, and world cultures. Edited by Jim Casper

1854 @1854

weekly magazine for professional photographers.

Photography Monthly @Photomonthly

The photographic community. Galleries, camera equipment reviews, tips, techniques and locations.

Amateur Photographer @AP_Magazine

photography magazine

414 Magazine @414Magazine

BCP Magazine@BCPMagazine

Breakfast Club Photography Magazine, a magazine by photographers

1000 Words@1000wordsmag

online magazine dedicated to highlighting the best of contemporary fine art photography in the UK and beyond.

LiveNLoud Magazine @LiveNLoud

Music Photography Magazine

PicturaPixel @picturapixel

Pictura means painting, image. Pixel is the smallest element of an image. PicturaPixel is a multimidia magazine dedicated to photography.

dphotomagazine @dphotomagazine

New Zealand’s Photography Magazine

Light Leaks Magazine @LightLeaksPress

Nature’s Best @naturesbestpics

Displaying the beauty of nature through the art of photography.

Flare @flaremag

German magazine for young photography

Susan A. Zadeh @EyemazingSusan

Photography Director EYEMAZING magazine, International Contemporary Photography magazine

koko magazine @kokomagazine

New Music, New Fashion, New Photography.

WINk magazine @WINkmag

Photography News and Views @SPmagazine

India’s  photography magazine

Santa Art Magazine @santamagazine

A leading Brazilian magazine about visual art and photography.

BlackFlash Magazine @BlackFlashmag

photography and new media in art. art from Canada, USA, Europe and beyond.

L’image Magazine @Limagefashmag

Photoicon Magazine @PHOTOICON

Popular Photography @pophoto

New York Times Photo @nytimesphoto

Photography, Video, and Visual Journalism from The New York Times

Awards & Prizes

Just Add Stock @justaddstock

A new international awards scheme for design that uses stock imagery.

Digital Camera POTY @DCPOTY

photography competition, brought to you by Digital Camera magazine.

Pixelglo @pixelglo

Social monthly photography contests

WorldPhotograhyAward @WorldPhotoAward

Sony World Photography Awards: global competition open to Professional & Amateur photographers. Prizes include being exhibited globally, cameras & cash.



Tutorial9 @Tutorial9

Photoshop_GU @Photoshop_GU

Roger Ridpath @campphotoshop

David Peters @davidpeters4

garaham Taylor @Photoshopinaday @pspack

Scott Rouse @TheLightroomLab

mcpactions @mcpactions @ LeetMindz

Jim Sichinolfi @EssePhoto

HowtoCapture @HowtoCapture

photoshopcafe @photoshopCAFE @FreakingNews

Freaking News Pictures, Photo Hoaxes, Photo Illusions, Photoshop Satire, Image Manipulations

Rodney Urton @Leica1956


If you know of any other useful accounts that we missed, do feel free to add them in the comments!

(And if you want to learn how  to make the most of Twitter to earn some extra revenue, do check out the Twitter Business book from our sister-blog Geekpreneur.)

34 comments for this post.

  1. mystockphoto Said:

    Hi Alex,
    I'd like to add some Stock Agencies, active on twitter:
    123RF @123rf
    Crestock @crestock
    Yaymicro @yaymicro
    Veer @veerupdate @veermarketplace
    Clustershot @clustershot
    Pixamba @pixamba
    Snapixel @snapixel
    Zymmetrical @zymmetrical

    Some microstock blog resources: @microstock @mattantonino @theprint (mine) @mystockphoto

    Some microstock tools (uploads/analytics:
    iSyndica @isyndica
    Lookstat @lookstat


  2. Daryl Lang Said:

    Nice list! I'd also like to suggest the Photo District News Twitter feed: @pdnonline

  3. Roger Said:

    Thank for including CampPhotoshop

  4. John Harris Said:

    Excellent list. I would like to suggest Reed Photo Imaging's twitter feed: @ReedPhoto

  5. Mark Olwick Said:

    For camera and photo deals: @camdeals

  6. John O'Connor Said:

    Thanks for the great resources but how come I can't "tweet this"? 😉

  7. Jim Casper Said:

    Great list. Thanks. Under Awards and Prizes, you may want to add Lens Culture International Exposure Awards -- the best in global photography 2009.

    Cash prizes, worldwide publicity, and prestige, more.

    Details at

  8. A.J. Wood Said:

    I would suggest the following Twitter folks as Lightroom resources:

    and I tweet info for the entire CS4 suite at

  9. R. Kneschke Said:

    I would suggest my twitter account:

    German stock photography producer and stock photo blogger.

  10. Ron Said:

    Here are a couple more:
    Breaking photo news stories
    Daily photography deals from retailers around the web

  11. Linus Said:

    I would like to recommend yuri and me

  12. Dave Warner Said:

    Here's one for you:

    LensFlare35 | The Weekly Show for Canon DSLR Users

    Each Tuesday, Dave Warner brings you interviews with some of the top photographers using Canon's(R) Digital SLR cameras. They'll share some of their coolest tips and tricks, techniques, news and accessories. On every other Thursday, he brings you a Quick Hit Podcast on software, hardware and other interesting things that integrate or can be used with the Canon system.

    For more information about the LensFlare35 show, please visit our website at We'd also love to hear your comments, feedback and questions. Send us an email at [email protected].

  13. John Lander Said:

    How about Asia Images, focus on Japan, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines... @asiaimages

  14. Pierre Said:

    Might be of interest for all Adobe Lightrooom lovers: @presetsheaven


  15. Las Said:

    Great resources. Just started photographics4u on Twitter to share all things photographic. This info will be tweeted.

  16. Denver Engagement Photographer Said:

    This is a great list of resources, and people to be following. Thanks for the effort on this one. That @presetsHeaven is a great one to follow.

  17. John Wood Said:

    I think Grays of Westminster, the exclusive Nikon dealer in London should be on your list @nikonatgrays

  18. Dave Seeram Said:

    I would suggest our free digital photography magazine:


  19. #Photography Said:

    Official RT channel for #photography tweets:

    @hashphotography (

  20. PhotoshopPLUS Said:

    For free photoshop plugins, actions, tutorials and more: @PhotoshopPLUS


  21. Damon Billian Said:

    While biased to a large degree, can be found @fotomotonews

    I also like @chromasia a great deal. I signed my daughter up for their Photoshop classes (she is interested in going pro).

  22. Joshua Said:

    May I suggest @hiphotorental at for all your Hawaii camera rentals!

  23. Richard Horsfield Said:

    Kazam Media are a growing Global Agency for photographers, and we are always looking for exciting and dynamic new photographers to come on board.
    Check out our website at
    And Twitter is:
    KazamMedia @kazammedia

  24. JamesD Said:

    Blatant self promotion

    @jamesdphotoblog 🙂

  25. Aidan Minter Said:

    My own site which covers Airsoft combat Photography and its first book published through Blurb

    Twitter link is there also under the username Alliedagent

  26. Martin Said:

    Leaf, the manufacturer of medium format digital camera backs, is on Twitter and updating regularly about photography news, Leaf photographers, and Leaf products. Follow Leaf at

  27. Sarah Said:

    Smart Images, an online digital photography store has great discounts on photography essentials - currently the New Datacolor Spyder Studio SR is 25% off. Follow Smart Images on Twitter:

  28. Christoper Tvarne Said:

    Excellent list and a lot of interesting Twitter users I haven't heard of. Thanks!

  29. microstockinsider Said:

    Steve Gibson from @microstockin

    tweets to help those selling their images on microstock sites

  30. mutuelle Said:

    well done Alex,I appreciate the effort you did,I enjoy photography,and work on it sometimes, it's helpful...thank you

  31. Photography Space Staff Said:

    Check out the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City (Los Angeles, CA) Out sports exhibit is opening this Saturday

  32. Los Angeles Wedding Photographer Said:

    Thanks for this great list Alex, I'm just making my first few tweets and this will really kick start life on twitter

  33. Thomas Jupe Said:

    I would like to add my own twitter account

    I tweet regularly about stock photography, SEO for photographers, photoshop techniques. 95% of my tweets are unique to me I try to find all my content myself!

  34. Team Said:


    Kudo's from our editorial staff for compiling this fantastic photographic resource! Please consider our own Twitter account, @freephotocourse

    We tweet regularly with links to newly posted free photography tips, articles and blog entries, photo finds, and our own published check it out!

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    We are interactive, regularly writing, photo-illustrating and publishing new articles based on readers' correspondence and requests for insight into specific photography themes.

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