What does cinematography mean?

Definitions for cinematographyˌsɪn ə məˈtɒg rə fi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filming, cinematography, motion-picture photography(noun)

    the act of making a film


  1. cinematography(Noun)

    The art and technique of making and reproducing motion pictures.

  2. Origin: From cinematograph + -graphy


  1. Cinematography

    Cinematography is the art or science of motion picture photography. It is the technique of movie photography, including both the shooting and development of the film. The cinematographer could also be referred to as the film director's main visual collaborator.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinematography in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinematography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hamid Dabashi:

    What is peculiar about his art is that he’s both a rootedly Iranian artist in terms of his landscape, his urban sensibilities, his cinematography, but he’s also managed to raise those Iranian aspects to moments of universality.

  2. John Travolta:

    I had n’t done television for 40 years so I was not used to trying to do that amount of work in a day’s work, but because they structured it so well for me it became natural again, I think. Because the writing was so good — every department on that project, cinematography, directing, wardrobe, makeup, hair, everything was so acutely good, it made it easy. The challenges as we went on became more about concentrating on performance and not worrying about those other departments. We have the luxury of actors being committed to these roles.

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