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photography

noun pho·tog·ra·phy \fə-ˈtä-grə-fē\

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

Full Definition of PHOTOGRAPHY

:  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)
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Examples of PHOTOGRAPHY

  1. He studied both film and still photography.
  2. Landscape photography is her hobby.

First Known Use of PHOTOGRAPHY

1839

Other Pictures (on film) Terms

daguerreotype, emulsion, fill, sepia, still, stop
PHOTOGRAPHY Defined for Kids

photography

noun pho·tog·ra·phy \fə-ˈtä-grə-fē\

Definition of PHOTOGRAPHY for Kids

:  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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