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A collection of photography sites that I have found interesting and useful 

Blogs 
Lightstalking - A blog featuring some beautiful imagery
PetaPixel - A fairly techie photography blog
Travel 67 - Japan-based photographer Chris Willson's blog
Photocritic - 'Doing cool stuff with photography' - Lots of good ideas and inspiration
Chromasia - Stunning fine art images

Competitions
Photoburst - Travel photography daily contest
Shootexperience - Photo treasure hunts and competitions
British Wildlife Photography Awards
Guardian Camera Club - Monthly assignments and competitions and an interesting blog
Openshutter
PhotoChallenge - Improve your skills by taking on monthly challenges
The Times travel photo competition
Snapalley

Galleries
F Stop - Contemporary photographic gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne
Impressions Gallery - Bradford
Viewfinder - Greenwich, London
Beyond the Image - Eye, Suffolk

Proud galleries

Gear guides 
DC Views - Digital camera reviews, news, tutorials and forums
Digital SLR Guide - Find the right digital SLR for you
Digital Camera Review
Digital Photography Review

History of photography
An Online Guide to Photography History - Lots of excellent links to history of photography resources (Special thanks to Carrie from Delaware for this link!)
Ted Photographer - Useful timeline of the history of photography. Site also features short bios of famous photographers 
British Photographic History - Useful list of museums of photographic interest, bios of significant people and descriptions of key processes. Would benefit from some pictures though!
National Media Museum - Fantastic free museum in Bradford
Living Image Vintage Camera Museum - Fascinating online collection of old cameras
Victoria and Albert museum - Photography microsite with photographer profiles, processes and theme tours
Fox Tabot museum - Fascinating museum dedicated to the 'Father of Modern Photography' in Lacock, Wiltshire
Life in a Lens - Small museum in Matlock Bath presenting the history of popular photography with a Victorian emphasis
Dimbola - Galleries and museum on the Isle of Wight dedicated to Julia Margaret Cameron's work

Misc photography 
PhotographyBB magazine - Excellent free PDF magazine to download
Digital SLR photography - An excellent mag full of advice and inspiration. Online galleries are well worth a visit
Photoanswers - Tutorials, videos, gear reviews, forums, gallery and more
Amateur Photographer - News, forums, competitions, reviews, gallery and more
ShotAddict - Galleries, reviews, forums and competitions
Human Clock - A picture clock of someone holding the current time up for all 1,440 minutes in a day!
Ultimate Guide to Travel Photography - Lots of useful links to equipment guides, tips and advice pages, travel photo sites and competitions.

Photographic communities
Blipfoto - Daily photo journal
Flickr - One of the most popular photo-sharing communities
Photomission - A worldwide community of Christian photographers
photo.net - Photography community with forums, reviews and galleries
Epic Edits - A resource and community for photography enthusiasts of all experience levels

Printing
Photobox
Snapfish

Moo - print business cards, minicards, postcards and more

Projects 
J K Keller
DIYPhotography.net - 25 ways to jump start your creativity

Software downloads / web apps 
GIMP - Excellent free image software
Shape Collage - Free online collage maker
Opanda PhotoFilter - Free software with more than 100 filter effects
Opanda IExif - Free downloadable Exif viewer
PicMarkr - Quick, easy (and free) online watermarking tool
Aviary - Comprehensive suite of free online image editing tools
BeFunky - Fun photo effects including grunge, pop art and oil painting
Big Huge Labs - Huge collection of fun photo manipulation tools
Face in Hole - Place your face on the body of a famour person!
FotoFlexer - An advanced online photo editor
Fun Photo Box - Lots of hilarious effects to apply to your photos
Pictartica - Create and online photo mosaic
Poladroid - Transform your images into Polaroid look-a-likes

Tutorials 
Digital Photography School - A website with tips to help digital camera owners get the most out of their cameras
smash&peas - Photography tips, tutorials and inspiration
Karl Taylor - DVD photography training
Gimp tutorials - From the official website
Gimpology - Tutorials for the Gimp
Gimpguru
Gimp-tutorials
Gimp tutorials.com