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The English suffix -graphy means either "writing" or a "field of study", and is an anglicization of the French -graphie inherited from the Latin -graphia, which is a transliterated direct borrowing from Greek.
- Cartography - the art and field of map making
- Choreography - the art of creating and arranging dances or ballets
- Cinematography - the art of making lighting and camera choices when recording photographic images for the cinema.
- Collagraphy - In printmaking, a fine art technique in which collage materials are used as ink-carrying imagery on a printing plate.
- Cryptography - the art of disguising information
- Klecksography - the art of making images from inkblots.
- Lithography - a planographic printing technique
- Photolithography - a method for micro fabrication in electronics manufacturing.
- Pornography - the practice, occupation and result of producing sexually arousing imagery or words.
- Photography - the art, practice or occupation of taking and printing photographs.
- Serigraphy - a printmaking technique that uses a stencil made of fine synthetic material through which ink is forced.
- Tasseography - the art of reading tea leaves
- Thermography - thermal imaging.
- Tomography - three-dimensional imaging
- Typography - the art and techniques of type design
- Videography - the art and techniques of filming video.
- Vitreography - In printmaking, a fine art technique that uses glass printing matrices.
- Xerography - a means of copying documents.
- Cacography, bad handwriting or spelling
- Calligraphy - the art of fine handwriting
- Orthography - rules of correct writing
- Pictography - the use of pictographs
- Steganography - the art of writing hidden messages
- Stenography - the art of writing in shorthand
- Radiography - use of X-rays to produce medical images
Types of works
- Autobiography - the biography of a person written by that person
- Bibliography - a list of writings used or considered by an author in preparing a particular work
- Biography - an account of a person's life
- Discography - a listing of sound recordings
- Filmography - a selective list of movie titles that share a similar characteristic such as the same genre, the same director, the same actor, etc.\
- Webography - a bibliography published on the Internet, or a similar listing of websites
Fields of study
- Cartography - the study and making of maps
- Cosmography - the study and making of maps of the universe or cosmos
- Crystallography - the study of crystals
- Demography - the study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics
- Encephalography - the recording of voltages from the brain
- Ethnography - the study of cultures
- Floriography - the language of flowers
- Geography - the study of spatial relationships on the Earth's surface
- Hagiography - the study of saints
- Holography - the study and mapping of computer project imaged called Holograms for interactive and assisted computations.
- Historiography - the study of the study of history
- Hydrography - the measurement and description of any waters
- Oceanography - the exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena
- Orography - the science and study of mountains
- Reprography - the reproduction of graphics through mechanical or electrical means
- Selenography - the study and mapping of the physical features of the Moon
- Topography - the study of Earth's surface shape and features or those of planets, moons and asteroids
- Uranography - the study and mapping of stars and space objects
- Black, Richard Harrison (1874). The student's manual complete; an etymological vocabulary of words derived from the Greek and Latin. Oxford University. pp. 10–12. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
- The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-28.