Definition of photography
: the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surface (such as film or an optical sensor)
Examples of photography in a Sentence
He studied both film and still photography.
Landscape photography is her hobby.
Recent Examples of photography from the Web
Pre-production will begin this week in the U.K., and principal photography will gear up around mid-September in London, according to the band.
Isabelle Huppert and Emmanuelle Alt were among the those who attended the opening of the Guy Bourdin photography exhibition at Maison Chloé, a new space dedicated to showcasing the designer’s history.
Library used-book sale History, biography, mystery, fantasy, literature, photography and cookbooks.
Underwater photography comes with a whole new set of challenges both technical and physical.
Events will showcase his choreography, photography and experimental filmmaking.
Rivera’s latest project, takes her interest in photography’s connection with identity to a personal level, focusing on her domestic partner as muse.
Work and photography Denny Sargent walked toward a cluster of cottages lining a manicured lawn on the Fircrest campus — whose various and aging buildings, including a gym and lovely chapel with wooden rafters, are scattered among evergreens.
Guth's photography turns a blue-and-black New Guinea clown weevil into a goofy, awkward monster, every hair on its antennae visible.
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First Known Use of photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of photography for English Language Learners
: the art, process, or job of taking pictures with a camera
PHOTOGRAPHY Defined for Kids
Definition of photography for Students
: the making of pictures by means of a camera that directs the image of an object onto a surface that is sensitive to light
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