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Definitions for photographic
ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪkpho·to·graph·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. photographicadjective

    relating to photography or obtained by using photography

    "photographic equipment"

  2. photographicadjective

    representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph


  1. photographicadjective

    Pertaining to photographs or photography.

    This shop stocks all the latest photographic equipment.


  1. Photographic

    Photography is the art, application, and practice of creating durable images by recording light, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. It is employed in many fields of science, manufacturing (e.g., photolithography), and business, as well as its more direct uses for art, film and video production, recreational purposes, hobby, and mass communication.Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. With an electronic image sensor, this produces an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display or processing. The result with photographic emulsion is an invisible latent image, which is later chemically "developed" into a visible image, either negative or positive, depending on the purpose of the photographic material and the method of processing. A negative image on film is traditionally used to photographically create a positive image on a paper base, known as a print, either by using an enlarger or by contact printing.


  1. photographic

    Photographic refers to anything related to or connected with photographs or photography - the process or art of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces, or digital mediums, using different techniques and equipment. It can also denote something that is visually detailed and vivid, resembling a photograph in clarity or detail.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Photographicadjective

    alt. of Photographical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of photographic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of photographic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of photographic in a Sentence

  1. Roland Barthes:

    The photographic image... is a message without a code.

  2. Valentin Balakhnichev:

    The IAAF has already got in touch with us and on Monday we must send them some official documents, including photographic evidence. We will comply with this request.

  3. Ken Jacobson:

    We feel that the quality and unorthodox style of many of Ruskin’s daguerreotypes will come as a major surprise to both photographic historians and those in the field of Ruskin scholarship, ruskin’s daguerreotypes would be a sensational new revelation in the history of photography even if he were completely unknown.

  4. Maria Moldes:

    Benidorm is a photographic gold mine, it is an endless source of images.

  5. Rajesh Gopal:

    The criticism of the census is rubbish, out of the 2,226 tigers estimated in this census, we have photographic evidence for about 1,500 individuals, or 70 percent. And the statistical models are state-of-the-art. The detractors are not being very fair.

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