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Definition of Photography


  1. The science which relates to the action of light on sensitive bodies in the production of pictures, the fixation of images, and the like.
  2. The art or process of producing pictures by this action of light.

Photography Quotations

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Ansel Adams

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Ansel Adams

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Dorothea Lange

To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
Elliott Erwitt

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
Ansel Adams
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Photography Translations

photography in Dutch is fotografie
photography in French is photographie
photography in German is Photo, Fotografie
photography in Portuguese is fotografia
photography in Swedish is fotografi

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