Etymology
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photography (n.)

"the art of producing images by application of chemical changes produced by certain substances by the action of light or other radiant energy," 1839, from photo- + -graphy. See photograph.

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Definitions of photography

photography (n.)
the act of taking and printing photographs;
Synonyms: picture taking
photography (n.)
the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces;
photography (n.)
the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies;
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