- the process or art of producing images of objects on sensitized surfaces by the chemical action of light or of other forms of radiant energy, as x-rays, gamma rays, or cosmic rays.
Origin of photography
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Examples from the Web for photography
His photography has won more than a hundred awards, including the prestigious Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography.The Best Coffee Table Books of 2014
December 13, 2014
In 2008, his monastery was in desperate need of funds and Vreeland decided to lend a hand with his first photography exhibition.
The long-nosed, self-described “little New York lover of photography” has embraced the impact his pictures can make.
When Vial got that first assignment, she was just beginning her photography career, and Cirque du Soleil was only a few years old.A Backstage Love Affair With Cirque du Soleil
December 1, 2014
First to get on board was our Director of Photography, Samuel Moskowitz.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark
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To the romance the novel is what photography is to painting.The Devil's Dictionary
I wish you would let me give you a little lesson in photography, if you don't mind.One Day's Courtship
It is not in this age of photography that a man need defend his appearance.A Day's Ride
Charles James Lever
This does not mean in relation to photography that all straight photography is good.Adventures in the Arts
Between ourselves, I don't expect to make a fortune out of photography.The Nabob
- the process of recording images on sensitized material by the action of light, X-rays, etc, and the chemical processing of this material to produce a print, slide, or cine film
- the art, practice, or occupation of taking and printing photographs, making cine films, etc
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Word Origin and History for photography
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