Newsletter News

Paris Photo Launches Paris Photo New York in Collaboration with AIPAD in 2020

In the works for nearly a year, Paris Photo and the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) have announced a new collaboration on the New York Photography Show, which…

Read More

Featured Exhibit

André Adolphe-Eugene Disderi: Promoter of the Carte-de-Visite and Master Portraitist

By Alex Novak

André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (March 28, 1819, Paris–October 4, 1889) was a French photographer who started his photographic career as a daguerreotypist but gained greater fame for patenting his version…

Read More

Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

Read More

“Not only is I Photo Central a wonderful source for information about the photographic market place, it also connects all of us in the photographic community. In creating it, Alex Novak has given us a great gift.”

John Wood

Art and Photographic Historian

I Photo Central provides thousands of web pages for the photography collector, curator and historian. This site includes articles on collecting issues (such as connoisseurship and print values; insurance and risk management; appraisals; buying and selling images; developing a photography collecting library; framing/matting and preserving your collection; conservation, etc.). The largest for-sale fine art photography gallery on the web is databased here and is easily accessed through an extensive on-site search engine.

252 issues of the popular E-Photo Newsletter are also archived here and are also searchable; and there is a major International Photography Calendar of Events section.

An additional Special Exhibits section focuses on specific topics, photography processes (such as autochromes, daguerreotypes, stereo views and oratones), contemporary photography and individual photographers.