photograph


photograph
pho|to|graph1 W2S2 [ˈfəutəgra:f US ˈfoutəgræf] n also photo informal
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: photo- + -graph 'something written or drawn' (from Greek graphein 'to write')]
a picture obtained by using a camera and film that is sensitive to light
a colour photograph
a black and white photograph
photograph of
I wish I had a photograph of Thomas.
He took a photograph of the hotel.
Tim was looking through an old photograph album (=book in which you put photographs) .
Did you see Leo's photograph (=a photograph of Leo) in the newspaper?
photograph 2
photograph2 v
1.) [T]
to take a photograph of someone or something
Kate agreed to let me photograph her.
He stood by the tree to be photographed.
2.) photograph well
to look attractive in photographs
Cilla does not photograph well.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Photograph — Pho to*graph, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Photographed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Photographing}.] To take a picture or likeness of by means of photography; as, to photograph a view; to photograph a group. [1913 Webster] He makes his pen drawing on white paper …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • photograph — [fōt′ə graf΄] n. [ PHOTO + GRAPH] an image or picture made by photography vt. 1. to take a photograph of 2. to FILM (vt. 2) vi. 1. to take photographs …   English World dictionary

  • photograph — [n] a still picture taken with a camera blowup, close up, image, Kodachrome*, Kodak*, likeness, microfilm, mug*, negative, photo, photostat, pic*, picture, pinup*, pix*, Polaroid*, portrait, positive, print, shot*, slide, snap, snapshot,… …   New thesaurus

  • photograph — ► NOUN ▪ a picture made with a camera, in which an image is focused on to film and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment. ► VERB ▪ take a photograph of. DERIVATIVES photographer noun photographic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Photograph — Pho to*graph, n. [Photo + graph.] A picture or likeness obtained by photography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Photograph — Pho to*graph, v. i. To practice photography; to take photographs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • photograph — (n.) 1839, picture obtained by photography, coined by Sir John Herschel from PHOTO (Cf. photo ) + GRAPH (Cf. graph) instrument for recording. It won out over other suggestions, such as photogene and heliograph. Neo Anglo Saxonists prefer sunprint …   Etymology dictionary

  • photograph — n portrait, *image, effigy, statue, icon, mask …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • photograph — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} (also photo) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ old, recent ▪ early, vintage ▪ black and white, colour/color, sepia …   Collocations dictionary

  • Photograph — A photograph (often shortened to photo) is an image created by light falling on a light sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic imager such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created using a camera, which uses a… …   Wikipedia