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This resource guide was designed to provide you with assistance in locating good sources of information as you do research on photography. To navigate this guide, click on the tabs above, or the links below. If you need help, please contact us.
Table of Contents
Includes selected databases and periodicals.
Includes links to books and e-books on photography and some selected reference books.
Includes e-books databases and selected e-books.
Provides articles on photography techniques and reference articles about photography, including history.
Provides career information and photography organizations.
Provides links to museums and photography websites.
Provides information about individual photographers.
Includes DVDs at Stafford Library and links to streaming videos on photography and photographers.
Information on the degree and courses offered at Columbia College.
Photography Mind Map
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Photography Research Starter
The art of using light to create representational images of the real world is an ancient one. The "camera obscura" is mentioned in texts dating back as far as the fifth century BCE, and by the seventeenth century such devices were in fairly common use. A camera obscura (Latin, "dark room") is any device that passes light through a tiny hole to form upside down images on a flat surface, such as the wall of a darkened room. Pinhole cameras are one example.
Includes articles, books, e-books, and videos about photography.
Includes articles, books, e-books, and videos.
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This guide was created by Vandy Evermon for the art major in the Visual Arts & Music Department. If you have any questions contact me.