pho·​tog fə-ˈtäg How to pronounce photog (audio)
: one who takes photographs : photographer

Examples of photog in a Sentence

my friend's a photog for that supermarket tabloid
Recent Examples on the Web After that dedicated time, photogs are left to their own devices to get the best pics. Jeff Benjamin, Billboard, 9 May 2024 Canon sells a few other lenses for wildlife photogs to consider, however. PCMAG, 22 Mar. 2024 The episode demonstrates how the photog duo aims to raise awareness through their art and nonprofit organization, SeaLegacy. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 18 Mar. 2024 But according to Team Swift, the photogs were the aggressive ones. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 27 Feb. 2024 Beyonce was in the building for the Big Game, though in true Queen Bey form, highly elusive to stadium photogs. Rivea Ruff, Essence, 12 Feb. 2024 Witheridge and her photog camped outside the giant home. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 21 Aug. 2023 Despite photogs following the couple everywhere for months, the duo didn’t make their relationship social media official until 2017 by posting a simple photo of themselves together. Alexis Jones, Women's Health, 16 Aug. 2023 Nowadays, photogs who reach for a roll of film do so with intent and purpose. Jim Fisher, PCMAG, 5 July 2023

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Word History


short for photographer

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photog was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Photog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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