Photography definition

fə-tŏgrə-fē
The art or process of capturing images, either on light-sensitive film or electronically in digital form, from which viewable pictures can be produced; activity of someone who uses a camera.
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The art or process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces.
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The occupation of taking (often printing) photographs.
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The art, practice, or occupation of taking and printing photographs.
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The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.
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A body of photographs.
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Photography is the art, practice or occupation of taking pictures with a camera.

An example of photography is someone taking pictures for a magazine.

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Origin of photography

  • From photo- +"Ž -graphy, together meaning "drawing with light" or "representation by means of lines", "drawing". From φωτός (photos, “(genitive) of light"), and γράφω (graphō, “I write").

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