BISAC Subject Headings List

Photography

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Multiple subjects in this and other sections may be used to describe a work fully: for example, a book of Mexican travel photography could be assigned "TRAVEL / Mexico" and "PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional".

Subjects beginning with "PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes" are generally meant to be used for works containing photographs relating to the subjects and themes specified; however, these subjects can also be used for works on the techniques used to take photographs of these subjects and themes. If a subject beginning with "PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes" is used in this way, it is recommended that a subject beginning with "PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques" be assigned as well.

PHO000000

PHOTOGRAPHY / General

PHO025000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Annuals

PHO026000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Astrophotography

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / Basic Techniques see headings under Techniques

PHO003000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Business Aspects

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / Camera Specific see Techniques / Equipment

PHO004000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General

PHO004010

PHOTOGRAPHY / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / Group Shows

PHO004020

PHOTOGRAPHY / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / Permanent Collections

PHO021000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Commercial

PHO005000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Criticism

PHO027000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Forensic

PHO010000

PHOTOGRAPHY / History

PHO011000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Individual Photographers / General

PHO011010

PHOTOGRAPHY / Individual Photographers / Artists' Books

PHO011020

PHOTOGRAPHY / Individual Photographers / Essays

PHO011030

PHOTOGRAPHY / Individual Photographers / Monographs

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / Nature & Wildlife see Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals

PHO014000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Photoessays & Documentaries

PHO015000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Photojournalism

PHO017000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Reference

PHO023000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / General

PHO023010

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Aerial

PHO001000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Architectural & Industrial

PHO023070

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Celebrations & Events

PHO023080

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Celebrity

PHO023020

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Children

PHO023030

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Erotica

PHO009000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Fashion

PHO023110

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Food

PHO023100

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Historical

PHO023040

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Landscapes

PHO023090

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Lifestyles

PHO023050

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Nudes

PHO013000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals

PHO016000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Portraits & Selfies

PHO019000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional (see also TRAVEL / Pictorials)

PHO023060

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Sports

PHO023120

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Street Photography

PHO023130

PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Underwater

PHO018000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / General

PHO022000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Cinematography & Videography

PHO020000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Color

PHO006000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Darkroom

PHO024000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital (see also COMPUTERS / Design, Graphics & Media / Photography)

PHO007000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Equipment

PHO012000

PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Lighting

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / Travel see Subjects & Themes / Regional

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / Videography see Techniques / Cinematography & Videography

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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