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From French photographie. Surface etymology is photo- + -graphy, together meaning "drawing with light" or "representation by means of lines", "drawing". From φωτός (phōtós, “of light”, genitive), and γράφω (gráphō, “I write”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /fəˈtɒɡɹəfi/
- (US) IPA(key): /fəˈtɑɡɹəfi/
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- Rhymes: -ɒɡɹəfi
- Hyphenation: pho‧tog‧ra‧phy
- The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.
- The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.
art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces
occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs
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