cinematography

noun cin·e·ma·tog·ra·phy \ ˌsi-nə-mə-ˈtä-grə-fē \
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of cinematography

: the art or science of motion-picture photography

cinematographic

play \-ˌma-tə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

cinematographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of cinematography in a Sentence

  1. The film's cinematography is breathtaking.

  2. Who did the cinematography for this film?

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First Known Use of cinematography

1896


CINEMATOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

cinematography

noun

Definition of cinematography for English Language Learners

  • : the art, process, or job of filming movies : motion-picture photography


Medical Dictionary

cinematography

noun cin·e·ma·tog·ra·phy \ ˌsin-ə-mə-ˈtäg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of cinematography

plural cinematographies
: the art or science of motion-picture photography
  • X-ray fluoroscopic cinematography

cinematographic

play \-ˌmat-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

cinematographically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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