- A picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused on to light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment, or stored digitally: a photograph of her fatherMore example sentences
- Mo came round today with her digital camera and took a photograph of what will probably be my image on the publicity.
- In police custody, his solicitors came with a digital camera and took nineteen photographs of his injuries.
- The wide space provided as border for each picture puts the focus on the photograph.
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- 1Take a photograph of: she has photographed all of the major ballet companies worldwide [no object]: he was commissioned to photograph in the Crimea during the warMore example sentences
- The first was a commission to photograph the life cycle of plankton.
- He got a commission to photograph a house in Ireland, fell in love with the country, and they all moved there.
- An often repeated story is that Stanford commissioned Muybridge to photograph his horse so it would settle a bet.
- 1.1 [no object, with adverbial] Appear in a particular way when in a photograph: that cityscape photographs wellMore example sentences
- She had an ear-to-ear gamine grin and a good figure, and photographed well.
- "Youll see that I photograph poorly," she says.
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- But, occasionally I run into pictures of brides so flawless, weddings so stunning, and details so carefully attended to that I start freaking out again, knowing I could never do anything but fall short of this photographable perfection.
- In the illustrated magazines the world has become a photographable present, and the photographed present has become entirely eternalized.
- I couldn't really get a firm handle on my ‘worth,’ but the gown was stunning, and undeniably photographable.