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Relating to photography and photographs

black-and-white

adjective

a black-and-white photograph, film, or television shows pictures in black, white, and grey but not in colour

camera-shy

adjective

not willing to have your photograph taken

candid

adjective

a candid photograph of someone is natural and informal and is taken without them knowing that they are being photographed

colour

adjective

a colour photograph, magazine etc is in colour, not black and white

grainy

adjective

grainy photographs or films are not clear and look as if they are made up of small spots, usually because they are old

halftone

noun

a way of printing black-and-white photographs that uses spots of different sizes

photobombing

noun

the practice of spoiling other people’s photographs by making silly expressions or moving into the background just before the photograph is taken

photocall

noun

a photo opportunity

photo CD

noun

a CD containing photographs that you can look at on a computer or television screen

photogenic

adjective

someone who is photogenic looks good in photographs

photographic

adjective

relating to photographs or photography

photo opportunity

noun

an occasion when a politician or other famous person can be photographed, especially while they are doing something that will make people have a good opinion of them

photo shoot

noun

an occasion when a professional photographer takes photographs of someone for a magazine

planking

noun

the activity of lying on your front in an unusual and sometimes dangerous place and being photographed

positive

adjective

a positive image such as a photograph shows light and colours in the same way that the original image does

red-eye

noun

the red appearance of people’s eyes in some photographs taken with a flash

shoot

noun

an occasion when someone takes a series of photographs or makes a film

soft focus

noun

an effect in a film or photograph in which the image is made less clear in order to give a romantic appearance

time-lapse

adjective

time-lapse photography uses a series of photographs taken during a period of time to make a slow process seem to happen much faster

underexposed

adjective

if film is underexposed, not enough light has passed through it and the pictures will be too dark

photobomb

noun

photobomb

verb

photographically

adverb

plank

verb

planker

noun

underexposure

noun

photograph well/badly

to look good/bad in photographs

say cheese

used for telling someone to smile when you are taking their photograph

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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