photography meaning

EN[fəˈtɒɡɹəfi] [fəˈtɑɡɹəfi] [-ɒɡɹəfi]
  • Photography is the science, art and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor,
  • Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure.
  • Photography is employed in many fields of science, manufacturing (e.g. photolithography) and business, as well as its more direct uses for art, recreational purposes, and mass communication.

    Definition of photography in English Dictionary

  • NounPLphotographiesPREphoto-SUF-graphy
    1. The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.
      1. The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The black-and-white wide-screen photography is hyperlucid, especially in landscape shots, but the digital imagery lacks the lived-in warmth and organic feel of film.
          • The methods most often used in the past have included photography and two-dimensional lateral cephalography [ 18 – 21 ].
          • ... and again after the notoriously selaphobic Fripp could stand no more of the volleys of flash photography blinding him from the front rows.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Prefixes
            • Words by prefix
              • Words prefixed with photo-
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -graphy
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en photograph
              2. en photographs
              3. en phonography
              4. fr photographe
              5. en phytography
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of photography for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "photography" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe and a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
              Difficultness: Level 4
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              Definiteness: Level 8
              Definite    ➨     Versatile