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Photography: Books

Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE course in Photography.

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number.  See below to see the important numbers for Photography.

Whilst social distancing measures are in place to help everyone stay safe we ask that you do not take books off the shelves, if you find a book you want please ask at the Library Desk.

Alternately you can request a book in advance in person, by phone or using the Library Catalogue, find out how here.

Use the Library Catalogue to
 
 
 
 

 Click here for full catalogue

 

key books

photograph as contemporary art

photograph as contemporary art

Shelfmark:

 

770 COT

photography

photography

Shelfmark:

 

770.1 BUL

photography - a cultural history

photography - a cultural history

Shelfmark:

 

770.9 MAR

Genius of photography

Genius of photography

Shelfmark:

 

770.9 BAD

Langfords  basic photography

Langfords basic photography

Shelfmark:

 

771 LAN

Fashion photography

Fashion photography

Shelfmark:

 

779.9391 SHI

Michael Freemans Photo school - Street

Michael Freemans Photo school - Street

Shelfmark:

 

779.94 MIC

New books

Art inc

Art inc

Shelfmark:

 

702.3 CON

Short story of Photography

Short story of Photography

Shelfmark:

 

770 SMI

Photography masterclass

photograph as contemporary art

Shelfmark:

 

771 LOW

Time lapse Photography

Time lapse Photography

Shelfmark:

 

777.6 HIG

Low light and night photography

photograph as contemporary art

Shelfmark:

 

778.719 FRE

Deutsche Borse photography prize 2019

Deutsche Borse photography prize 2019

Shelfmark:

 

779.092 DEU

#girlgaze : how girls see the world

#girlgaze : how girls see the world

Shelfmark:

 

779.24/CAD

Chronology of Photography

Chronology of Photography

Shelfmark:

 

779.9 CHR

Useful e-books

Photography: a Critical Introduction
Langford's Basic Photography
Alternative Photographic Processes
Beyond Auto Mode
Photography
Digital SLR photography all-in-one for dummies
Robert Frank's The Americans the art of documentary photography
Rhetorical exposures
Photography history and theory

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on photography.  

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Shelf Mark

Subject

701 Art theory
701.85 Colour in Art
770-779 Photography
770.1 Theory and philosophy
770.9 Historical
770.92 Photographers
771.1 Techniques and equipment
771.3 Cameras
771.4 Darkroom
775 Digital Photography
777 Cinematography
778.3 Special kinds of Photography
778.6 Colour Photography
778.7 Photography under Specific conditions  e.g. lighting
778.8 Special effects
778.9 Photography of Specific Subjects
779 Photographs
779.092 Collections of Photographs by specific photographer
791.43 Film Studies
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