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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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