1 snapshot, print, picture, slide, transparency; negative, positive, Colloq photo, snap, shot, pic (pl. pix):
Heinrich has taken some marvellous photographs of the children.
2 take a picture (of), shoot, film, take, Colloq snap:
He photographed Jennifer holding her kitten.
old, recent | black-and-white, colour, coloured, sepia, tinted
Tinted photographs were an early substitute for colour.
| blurred, fuzzy, grainy, out of focus
This photograph is out of focus.
| faded | clear | sharp | excellent, good, great, lovely, stunning, superb, wonderful | (good) quality | glossy | framed | signed | studio | group, team | family | wedding | school | cover, magazine, newspaper, press
The cover photograph of one magazine showed a dying soldier.
| publicity | documentary | fashion | portrait-sized, postcard-sized | passport, passport-sized | facial
Send a recent facial photograph of yourself with your application.
| close-up | still
Frame the subject in the video viewfinder as you would for a still photograph.
| aerial, air, satellite | digital, polaroid | infrared | erotic, explicit, indecent, nude, obscene, pornographic, topless
VERB + PHOTOGRAPH
Did you manage to get a photograph of the goal? I spent the day taking photographs of the city.
| pose for | develop | blow up, enlarge | scan (in)
I scanned in some photographs of the family to send to friends by email.
| touch up
The photograph has been touched up to conceal her double chin.
| crop | mount
I cropped the photograph and mounted it on some card.
| publish | make
The sun rising over the horizon would have made a good photograph.
PHOTOGRAPH + VERB
Her photograph appeared in all the papers.
| depict sth, show sth | capture sth
The photograph manages to capture the excitement of the occasion.
PHOTOGRAPH + NOUN
album | frame
in a/the ~
The wing is assembled as shown in the photograph below.
| ~ of
An aerial photograph of the field shows clearly where the buildings were.
photograph courtesy (of) …
photograph courtesy Liverpool Evening News (= acknowledging permission to publish a photograph)
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of art a piece/work of art
Michelangelo's Pietà is a magnificent work of art.
She collects Jacobean portraits.
display, exhibit, show ~
The works will be displayed in the new wing of the museum.
~ be (put) on display/exhibition/show ~ go on display/exhibition/show
paintings put on show for the first time The photographs are on exhibition until the end of September.
An annexe was built to house the sculptures.
a series of ~
a series of paintings by Van Gogh
a collection/exhibition of ~
an exhibition of early 20th century French masterpieces
an art/photographic/photography exhibition
The open art exhibition will allow new artists to exhibit their work.
a sculpture by Barbara Hepworth
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