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Photography call numbers

Books on photography are primarily in the "TR" classification from the Library of Congress. 

If the photographs are of a particular country, they are shelved according to that place, under "D," "E," "F" (history of the Americas), "G," and even "S" (agriculture).

TR 1-1050 Photography  (4th floor, East side of Wimberly Library)

TR 250-265 Cameras

TR 287-500 Photographic processing. Darkroom technique

TR 504-508 Transparencies. Diapositives

TR 510-545 Color photography

TR 550-581 Studio and laboratory

TR 590-620 Lighting

TR 624-835 Applied photography, Including artistic, commercial, medical photography, photocopying processes

TR 681 Portraits, "special classes of persons" (alphabetical)

TR 845-899 Cinematography. Motion pictures

TR 925-1050 Photomechanical processes


Thank you!

Thank you to Meg Shaw of University of Kentucky for sharing her Photography LibGuide with us. We have customized it for our FAU patrons.