"The Companion presents, in a concise and readily accessible form, the mass of recent scholarship on photography as a social and artistic practice. There are over 800 biographical entries, both on photographers and on others who have influenced photographic culture from the 19th century to the present."
Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography by Lynne Warren (Editor)
Location: Mugar Library Reference XTR642 .E5 2006
Represents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographic institutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography.
Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography by John Hannavy (Editor)
Location: Mugar Library Reference XTR 9 H25 2007
This encyclopedia covers the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings that helped photography develop into the essential communication tool, creative medium and recorder of everyday life that it had become by the dawn of the 20th century.
History, Major themes and practitioners,Contemporary issues: Questions of ethics, desire, perception, digitization, and commercialization all vie for attention.
Photospeak by Gilles Mora
Location: Mugar Library TR15 FM63 1998
Treats the complexities of photographic techniques, from catalogue to digital imaging and beyond; the international groups and movements of photography; and the aesthetic concepts and critical language used to explain (and often obscure) photography over the last century and a half. Includes a time line and a chart of all the movements.
Selected Encyclopedia Articles
from the article Photojournalism in Grove Art Online