fotogrāfs

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See also: fotografs and fotògrafs

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Fotogrāfs

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately a modern coinage based on Ancient Greek φῶς (phôs, light) (combining form φωτ- (phōt-)) and γράφω (gráphō, to scratch, to scrape, to graze; to write).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fotogrāfs m (1st declension, feminine form: fotogrāfe)

  1. (male) photographer (man who takes photographs, typically as an occupation; a specialist in photography)
    redakcijas fotogrāfs — editorial, newspaper photographer
    mākslas fotogrāfs — art photographer
    doties pie fotogrāfa — to go to the photographer
    mācīties par fotogrāfu — to study (to be) a photographer
    Pavločevs turēja rokās stūri tik cītīgi, it ka pozētu fotogrāfam — Pavločevs held the steering wheel tight in his hands, as if posing to a photographer
    mūsu fotogrāfi aizvien biežāk rīko portretu izstādes — our photographers are organizing portrait exhibitions increasingly more often

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