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English noun: photography

1. photography (act) the act of taking and printing photographs


Synonymspicture taking


Broader (hypernym)pictorial representation, picturing


Narrower (hyponym)cinematography, exposure, filming, motion-picture photography, radiography, telephotography, xerography


Domain category membersbacked, black and white, black-and-white, block out, blow up, color, colour, contrast, contrasty, dedication, develop, enlarge, expose, flat, handcolor, handcolour, inscription, intensification, magnify, mask, overexpose, overexpose, photograph, photography, posing, processor, record, retake, reticulation, retouch, sensitise, sensitize, shoot, sitting, snap, solarise, solarise, solarise, solarize, solarize, solarize, touch up, underdevelop, underdevelopment, underexpose, underexpose, x-ray

2. photography (process) the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces


Broader (hypernym)physical process, process


Narrower (hyponym)anaglyphy, autotype, autotypy, digital photography, dry plate, dry plate process, photomechanics, photoplate making, powder method, powder photography, powder technique, radiography, scanning, skiagraphy, video digitizing


Domain category membersdevelop, redevelop, underdevelop

3. photography (act) the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies


Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking


Domain category membersintensify









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