Last updated: January 5, 2014 at 16:45 pm

This is a curated list of photo sharing community and photo gallery building websites with free and/or paid service plans.

500px.com

500px lets you create stunning professional photo portfolios, find friends, express yourself and connect with people like you.

BayImg.com

Bay Img by The Pirate Bay does not censor images, because they believe in freedom of speech.

DeviantArt.com

Deviant Art is a community of artists and those devoted to digital media arts from profile photography to skin arts.

Flickr.com

Flickr requires no introduction, it’s the largest photo sharing site in the world. After Marissa Mayer joined Yahoo as CEO, it got a major makeover. Now it provides 3 different types of accounts: a Free, Ad Free, and Doublr account.

Photographer.io

Upload, organise, and share your photographs alongside others.

ScoopShot.com

Real time photos, for real life needs. Shot by mobile photographers around the world – just for you.

Woophy.com

The goal of Woophy’s founders is to create an accessible, visual, current, democratic and collective work of art comprised of a database picturing our remarkable world.