Essential Lens provides the following resources to support teaching and learning with photographs:
- The Guide to Researching Photographs has researching tips for making the best use of online photograph collections.
- Additional Photograph Resources includes a comprehensive list of online sources for photographs, as well as extra photo-enhanced lesson plans for both humanities and science-based topics.
- A Brief History of Photography was written by Essential Lens advisor and photography historian, Dr. Makeda Best.
- The Glossary lists key photographic terms that teachers can introduce in the classroom to build student vocabulary.