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photography

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noun pho·tog·ra·phy \fə-ˈtä-grə-fē\

Simple Definition of photography

  • : the art, process, or job of taking pictures with a camera

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of photography

  1. :  the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surface (as film or an optical sensor)

Examples of photography in a sentence

  1. He studied both film and still photography.

  2. Landscape photography is her hobby.



1839

First Known Use of photography

1839

Other Pictures (on film) Terms



PHOTOGRAPHY Defined for Kids

photography

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noun pho·tog·ra·phy \fə-ˈtä-grə-fē\

Definition of photography for Students

  1. :  the making of pictures by means of a camera that directs the image of an object onto a surface that is sensitive to light





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