Outline of photography

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to photography:

Photography – process of making pictures by the action of recording light patterns, reflected or emitted from objects, on a photosensitive medium or an image sensor through a timed exposure. The process is done through mechanical, chemical, or electronic devices known as cameras.

Areas of practice[edit]

Applied photography[edit]

Scientific photography[edit]

Scientific imaging[edit]
Medical imaging[edit]

Creating images of the human body or parts of it, to diagnose or examine disease.

Commercial photography[edit]

Police and military photography[edit]

Social dimensions of photography[edit]

Photojournalism[edit]

Political dimensions of photography[edit]

Photography and desire[edit]

Subjects, styles, and formats[edit]

Photographic subjects[edit]

Photographic styles[edit]

Photographic formats[edit]

See also: Scientific imaging

Art and theory[edit]

Art and photography[edit]

Theory[edit]

Photographic technology[edit]

See also: History of photographic technology

Image capture[edit]

Camera[edit]

Types of camera[edit]
Parts of a camera[edit]

Lens[edit]

Accessories[edit]

Film[edit]

Lighting[edit]

Projection[edit]

Photographic effects[edit]

Photographic processing[edit]

Digital Processing[edit]

Processes[edit]

Papers, prints, and -types[edit]

Photographic techniques[edit]

Photographic concepts[edit]

Optics[edit]

Color[edit]

Digital imaging[edit]

Digital image formats[edit]

Photographic organizations[edit]

Photographic equipment makers[edit]

Museums and libraries[edit]

Museums and libraries with significant photography collections.

Photographers[edit]

Photographers by nationality[edit]

History of photography[edit]

History of photographic technology[edit]

Pioneers and inventors of photographic technology[edit]

Historic photographic processes[edit]

History of photography in culture and art[edit]

Lists[edit]

External links[edit]