There are so many helpful websites out there where you can get great tips, freebies, and tutorials. Here are some of my favorites!
A more technical but very informative source is "Digital Photography Schooll"
Beyond Megapixels is a good source of photography information
Light Stalking is a blog that often posts collections of photos along a certain theme. Usually very top-quality.
FroKnowsPhoto - All-round excellent Photography Information
For Researching a Camera or a Lens:
My Favorite Photography Sites:
Ruthie Mae Photography - Child Portraiture - Excellent Skin tones
Patti Schmidt Photography - Superb Black and White Portraiture