Definition of studio portrait in English:

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studio portrait


A large photograph for which the sitter is posed, typically taken in the photographer’s studio.
Example sentences
  • Rather than having a posed studio portrait of the CEO, ‘this is the year to have him out in the factories with his sleeves rolled up.’
  • How could I incorporate my conventional studio portrait into a history of photography that continued to organize itself around the tenets of art history?
  • Although a formal studio portrait was usually used, artisans accepted any photograph the client owned.

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