Definitions for photograph
ˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑfpho·to·graph
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word photograph.
photograph, photo, exposure, picture, picverb
a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
photograph, snap, shootverb
record on photographic film
"I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
undergo being photographed in a certain way
"Children photograph well"
A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.
To take a photograph of.
To take photographs.
To appear in a photograph.
She photographs well. The camera loves her.
A photograph (also known as a photo, image, or picture) is an image created by light falling on a photosensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image sensor, such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are now created using a smartphone/camera, which uses a lens to focus the scene's visible wavelengths of light into a reproduction of what the human eye would see. The process and practice of creating such images is called photography.
A photograph is an image created by capturing light onto a light-sensitive material or sensor using a camera. It serves as a visual representation of a scene or object at a particular moment in time. Photographs can convey information, emotions, and visual aesthetics. They are often used for documentation, artistic expression, communication, and preservation of memories.
a picture or likeness obtained by photography
to take a picture or likeness of by means of photography; as, to photograph a view; to photograph a group
to practice photography; to take photographs
Etymology: [Photo- + -graph.]
A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created using a camera, which uses a lens to focus the scene's visible wavelengths of light into a reproduction of what the human eye would see. The process and practice of creating photographs is called photography. The word "photograph" was coined in 1839 by Sir John Herschel and is based on the Greek φῶς, meaning "light", and γραφή, meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light".
Etymology and Origins
From the two Greek words photos, light, and graphein, to write. Accordingly a picture obtained by the action of light and transferred to paper chemically prepared.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3999
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2666
Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Nouns Frequency: #810
The numerical value of photograph in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of photograph in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum.
I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.
She took the time to photograph his little hands, his little feet, his hair, his ears, everything about him, ...All his beautiful little features, which in the seven hours he lived, I didn't have time to fully appreciate.
A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.
The fact that a person is pictured in a photograph does not give that person any measure of ownership in the copyright of the photograph, nor any right to make use of the photograph.
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Translations for photograph
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- fotograaf, fotoAfrikaans
- صورة, اِلْتَقَطَ صُورَة, صورة شمسيةArabic
- зня́ти, сфатаграфава́ць, зняць, здыма́ць, фатаграфава́ць, фатагра́фія, фо́та, фо́тазды́макBelarusian
- ফটোগ্রাফ, ফটোBengali
- fotografiar, foto, fotografiaCatalan, Valencian
- vyfotografovat, fotografie, fotografovatCzech
- ffotograff, llunWelsh
- fotografi, fotografereDanish
- Fotografie, Foto, fotografieren, Lichtbild, FotographieGerman
- φωτογραφία, φωτογραφίζωGreek
- foto, fotiEsperanto
- tomar una foto, fotografía, fotografiar, fotoSpanish
- عکس, فوتوگرافیPersian
- valokuva, valokuvata, ottaa kuvaFinnish
- photographie, photographier, photoFrench
- fótagraf, grianghrafIrish
- dealbh, tog dealbhScottish Gaelic
- fotografar, foto, fotografíaGalician
- צילם, תצלום, תמונהHebrew
- फ़ोटो, तस्वीर, फोटोHindi
- fotó, fénykép, fotózik, fényképezHungarian
- fotografuro, fotografarIdo
- fotografia, fotografareItalian
- 撮る, 写真, [[写真]]を[[撮る]]Japanese
- სურათი, ფოტოGeorgian
- 사진, [[사진]]을 [[찍다]], 寫真, 찍다Korean
- ກະລິດເຊ, ພາບLao
- fotografēt, fotogrāfijaLatvian
- whakaahua, tango whakaahuaMāori
- fotograferen, een foto nemen, fotoDutch
- eʼelyaaígííNavajo, Navaho
- fotografiar, fotò, fotografiaOccitan
- fotografia, zdjęcie, fotografowaćPolish
- fotografar, foto, retrato, fotografiaPortuguese
- fotografie, poză, fotografiaRomanian
- фотогра́фия, фо́то, фотока́рточка, снима́ть, фотографи́ровать, фо́тка, сни́мок, снять, сфотографи́ровать, фотосни́мокRussian
- slȉka, сли̏ка, fotogràfija, фотогра̀фијаSerbo-Croatian
- fotografia, fotografovať, fotka, fotiťSlovak
- fotografija, fotografiratiSlovene
- fotografi, fotoAlbanian
- fotografera, foto, kort, fotografiSwedish
- รูปภาพ, ภาพถ่าย, รูปThai
- fotoğraf, fotoğraf çekmek, resim çekmek, fotoğraflamakTurkish
- رەسىمUyghur, Uighur
- фотогра́фія, сфотографува́ти, зні́мок, зніма́ти, фотографува́ти, фо́то, фотозні́мокUkrainian
- تصویر, فوٹوUrdu
- bức ảnh, tấm hình, chụp ảnh, hình, chụp hình, chụp, ảnhVietnamese
- fotogafot, fotografotVolapük
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