Welcome to the Science Photography Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into photographs, cameras, photographic processing, darkroom technique, lighting, applied photography, cinematography, motion pictures, photomechanical process and etc.

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Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Most of e-books in the Library's collection are listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.Emerald e-books (1994 to 2014)

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • NetLibrary e-books
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • RSC e-Books (1968 – 2014)
  • ScienceDirect eBooks (Copyright 1995 to 2006)
  • Springer e-Books (2005 - 2014)
  • Wiley e-Books
  • Woodhead Publishing Online
  • World e-Book Library

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This list is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • Cameras    TR250-265
  • Photographic processing. Darkroom technique TR287-500
  • Transparencies. Diapositives  TR504-508
  • Color photography   TR510-545
  • Studio and laboratory   TR550-581
  • Lighting    TR590-620
  • Applied photography    TR624-835
  • Cinematography. Motion pictures   TR845-899
  • Photomechanical process   TR925-1045

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  • Photogrammetria.  TA593 P45
  • Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing. TA593 A2P5
  • International photo technique. TR1 I64
  • Popular photography.   TR1 P6

Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet

Dictionaries & Encyclopedia
Handbooks & Directories
  • The Focal encyclopedia of photography.   TR9 F6 1993
  • The focal guide to close-ups.   TR683 R3
  • The photography encyclopedia. TR9 M134
  • International photography : George Eastman House index to photographers, collections, and exhibitions.  TR12 I61 1998
  • Illustrated dictionary of photography.  TR9 I36 1978
  • A dictionary of photographic terms.   TR9 P132
  • Dictionary of photography and reference book for amateur and professional photographers.   TR9 S74 1956
  • Istilah fotografi:bahasa Inggeris-bahasa Melayu, bahasa Melayu-bahasa Inggeris.   TR9 I87
  • Illustrated dictionary of photography.   TR9 I36
  • Elsevier's dictionary of photography in three languages: English, French and German.  TR9 E49
  • The illustrated digital imaging dictionary.   TA1509 G881
  • The Focal dictionary of photographic technologies.  TR9 S745
  • Photographic printing and enlarging.   TR330 P575
  • The Focal encyclopedia of photography.   TR9 F6 1993
  • The photography encyclopedia.   TR9 M134
  • International photography : George Eastman House index to photographers, collections, and exhibitions.
    TR12 I61 1998
  • Corel photo-paint 5 unleashed.   TR146 H972
  • Essential camera skills: the complete introductory guide to slr photography.   TR261 L131
  • Exploring basic black & white photography.   TR146 M156
  • A handbook of miniature photography.   TR146 R94 1956
  • Handbook of photography.   TR146 F671 2006
  • The Hasselblad manual : a comprehensive guide to the system.    TR263 H3W673 1992
  • The here's how book of photography.   TR147 E542
  • The manual of photography.    TR145 M315 1988
  • The medium format advantage.   TR257 W673
  • Medium format photography.   TR257 E68
  • Manual of color aerial photography.   TR810 A5
  • The advanced digital photographer's workbook : professionals creating and outputting world-class images. TR267 A244
  • Brilliant digital photography.   TR267 S627 2008
  • Photoshop CS2 for digital photographers only.
    TR267.5 A3M638
  • Digital photography expert : nature and landscape photography.   TR660 F855
  • Ground-based photographic monitoring. QH541.15 M64H175
  • International photography : George Eastman House index to photographers, collections, and exhibitions.
    TR12 I61 1998


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