photo opportunity

noun

Definition of photo opportunity

: 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 in a Sentence

The mayor's visit to the hospital was a good photo opportunity.
Recent Examples on the Web Aides were discussing a potential photo opportunity with the president at the White House either Thursday or Friday but plans had not been finalized, according to two White House officials not authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations. Jonathan Lemire, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump says he’s ready to resume campaign rallies, but White House releases few details on his health," 9 Oct. 2020 The pair will be joined by a crescent moon, making for an eye-catching photo opportunity. Andrew Fazekas, Science, "10 spectacular stargazing events to watch in 2021," 29 Dec. 2020 In a brief photo opportunity with reporters, Mr. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were seated with Ms. Pelosi and Mr. Schumer at a large rectangular table, all wearing masks and distanced several feet from one another. Michael Crowley, New York Times, "Meeting With Schumer and Pelosi, Biden Keeps Focus on Virus and Economy," 20 Nov. 2020 Aides were discussing a potential photo opportunity with the president at the White House either Thursday or Friday but plans had not been finalized, according to two White House officials not authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations. Jonathan Lemire, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump says he’s ready to resume campaign rallies, but White House releases few details on his health," 9 Oct. 2020 Aides were discussing a potential photo opportunity with the president at the White House either Thursday or Friday but plans had not been finalized, according to two White House officials not authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations. Zeke Miller, Star Tribune, "Trump says he's ready for rallies but details slim on health," 8 Oct. 2020 After the event, Trump appeared outside the White House for a photo opportunity in front of a Lordstown Motors 2021 endurance truck, an electric pickup truck made in Ohio. Christal Hayes, USA TODAY, "Trump has tested positive for COVID-19. A look at where he's traveled and who he's been with these past seven days," 2 Oct. 2020 Thursday's fundraiser in Bedminster included indoor and outdoor gatherings, with an intimate roundtable and photo opportunity for guests shelling out more than $35,000. Nicole Sganga, CBS News, "New Jersey contact tracers "frustrated" with RNC information from Bedminster," 5 Oct. 2020 Delegates are greeted at the Westin with a red-carpet-style photo opportunity in front of a GOP banner. Emily Larsen, Washington Examiner, "Inside the COVID-careful Republican meeting in Charlotte," 22 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of photo opportunity

1952, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jan 2021

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“Photo opportunity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photo%20opportunity. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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photo opportunity

noun

English Language Learners 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

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