photography

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fəˈtɒɡɹəfi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /fəˈtɑɡɹəfi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡɹəfi
  • Hyphenation: pho‧tog‧ra‧phy

Noun[edit]

photography (usually uncountable, plural photographies)

  1. The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.
    go on a photography course
  2. The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.

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