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photo opportunity

noun

Simple Definition of photo opportunity

  • : a situation in which a famous person (such as a politician) can be photographed while doing something good or impressive that is meant to be seen in a favorable way by the public

Full Definition of photo opportunity

  1. :  a situation or event that lends itself to and is often arranged expressly for the taking of pictures that give favorable publicity to the individuals photographed

Examples of photo opportunity

  1. The mayor's visit to the hospital was a good photo opportunity.



1972

First Known Use of photo opportunity

1972


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