pho·​tog | \ fə-ˈtäg How to pronounce photog (audio) \

Definition of photog

: one who takes photographs : photographer

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Examples of photog in a Sentence

my friend's a photog for that supermarket tabloid
Recent Examples on the Web Not the same for our trusty Globe photog, of course. Globe Staff,, 31 July 2020 But that doesn't mean that Hollywood's fashion lovers are phoning it in—even if their looks are being photographed via iPhones rather than Getty photog lenses. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Sep. 2020 There were no phones allowed inside, but thankfully, photogs were there to capture James' ensemble. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 11 Sep. 2019 The deadline is growing nigh — 6 p.m. Sept. 6 — so take a look at the submission rules and picture your photo, name and city of residence among the works of talented amateur photogs. Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2019 There are smiles, there is glad-handing, and multiple keepsakes from the track photog, then Champagne in a special room upstairs where owners and trainers retreat to watch a replay and toast one another for their good fortune. Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2019 The Brooklyn-Based photog became the first black woman to shoot for ESPN's Body Issue with a stunning editorial featuring Tori Bowie. Jessica Andrews, Teen Vogue, 7 Aug. 2018 By the time Beyoncé was announced as the September US Vogue cover star — photographed by (Teen Vogue alum) 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell, the first black photog to shoot a cover in US Vogue's 125-year history — my hands were trembling. Jessica Andrews, Teen Vogue, 20 Aug. 2018 From outrunning photogs to a public declaration of love, here are the five cutest moments that occurred between Ari and Pete that occurred at the VMAs 2018. 1. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of photog

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for photog

short for photographer

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“Photog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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