pho·​tog | \ fə-ˈtäg \

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

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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, "Black Fashion Photographers to Follow on Instagram," 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, "Black Women on the September Covers Give Me Hope, But There’s Still More Work to Do," 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, "5 Adorable Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Moments from VMAs 2018," 21 Aug. 2018 Plans are pretty cheap, starting at $0.99 for an additional 50GB, but Google’s totally free option is a better option for all but the most finicky photogs. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "Easy ways to share and organize digital photos," 5 June 2018 Have the photographer dangle a treat right above the camera while the owner, standing beside the photog, doles out the commands. Stephanie Granada, Sunset, "How to Throw the Best-Ever Dog Birthday Party," 22 Jan. 2018 So with the help of photog Mark Iantosca, Monson took things into her own hands, stocking up on neon cord and carabiner clasps and creating spot-on copies of the statement bracelets. Elana Fishman, Marie Claire, "DIY-Not? Bloggers Get Crafty with Do-It-Yourself Accessories," 11 Apr. 2011 This week, aspiring travel photogs across the country are tossing their hats in the ring for Days Inn’s latest job opening. Sunset, "This Is Very Possibly the Best Internship Ever," 22 Jan. 2018 Another photographer named Joel Goodman posted her most recent contract from the 1989 tour on Twitter, which basically states that if photogs don't comply, Taylor and her people are allowed to destroy their camera equipment. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Is Taylor Swift Being Hypocritical by Demanding to Use Photographers' Photos for Free?," 25 June 2015

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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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The first known use of photog was in 1898

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