Definition of photography in English:


Syllabification: pho·tog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /fəˈtägrəfē


  • The art or practice of taking and processing photographs.

    Modern photography is based on the property of silver compounds decomposing to metallic silver when exposed to light. The light-sensitive salts are held in an emulsion (in color film, layers of emulsion) usually mounted on transparent roll film

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    • The firm has just branched out into doing canvas prints and fine art photography.
    • That explains why she tried so hard to achieve the effect of painting in photography.
    • This is photography as an art form as you will never have seen it before.

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