Wordlist: Photography and video

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digital camera
 
an electronic, often battery-powered device for recording and storing photographs in digital format, especially on a flash card
 
photo
 
a picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film
 
photographer
 
one who (professionally) takes photographs
 
snapshot
 
a photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity
 
take a picture
 
 
zoom
 
to change the focal length of a zoom lens
 
focus
 
to adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane
 
lens
 
an object, usually made of glass, that focuses or defocuses the light that passes through it
 
wide-angle lens
 
a short focal length lens having a wide angle of view
 
film
 
a medium used to capture images in a camera
 
film
 
to record a motion picture on photographic film
 
load the film
 
 
speed
 
the sensitivity to light of film or plates
 
camcorder
 
a portable electronic device for recording images and audio on to a storage device, hence functioning as a camera and a recorder in a single unit
 
video
 
motion picture stored on VHS or some other format
 
 
  • digital camera
    • digital camera, digital cameras(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an electronic, often battery-powered device for recording and storing photographs in digital format, especially on a flash card
    • Example:
      • He took a picture with his new digital camera.
  • photo
    • photo, photos[fəʊtəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film
    • Example:
      • Can you take a photo of me?
      • Synonym(s):
        picture, photograph
  • photographer
    • photographer, photographers[fəˈtoɡrəfə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who (professionally) takes photographs
    • Example:
      • They hired a photographer for their wedding day.
    • snapshot, snapshots[ˈsnæpʃɒt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity
    • Example:
      • He carried a snapshot of his daughter.
  • take a picture
    • take a picture(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She is taking a picture of her little brother.
      • Synonym(s):
        take a photo
    • zoom[zuːm](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to change the focal length of a zoom lens
    • Example:
      • You need to zoom if you want to take a picture of the car over there.
    • focus[ˈfəʊ.kəs](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane
    • Example:
      • You'll need to focus the microscope carefully in order to capture the full detail of this surface.
    • lens, lenses[lɛnz](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an object, usually made of glass, that focuses or defocuses the light that passes through it
    • Example:
      • You can easily change the focal length of the zoom lens.
    • wide-angle lens, wide-angle lenses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a short focal length lens having a wide angle of view
    • Example:
      • My new camera has a wide-angle lens.
  • film
    • film, films[fɪlm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a medium used to capture images in a camera
    • Example:
      • You need to take out the film if you want to have the photos developed.
  • film
    • film[fɪlm](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to record a motion picture on photographic film
    • Example:
      • A Hollywood studio was filming on-location in NYC.
    • load the film(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I need to load the film before I take pictures.
    • speed[spiːd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sensitivity to light of film or plates
    • Example:
      • How is the speed of that camera?
  • camcorder
    • camcorder, camcorders[ˈkæmˌkɔɹdɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a portable electronic device for recording images and audio on to a storage device, hence functioning as a camera and a recorder in a single unit
    • Example:
      • I love having a camcorder to record events.
  • video
    • video, videos[ˈvɪdiˌoʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • motion picture stored on VHS or some other format
    • Example:
      • Can you show me the video you recorded yesterday?
 

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photo
photographer
snapshot
zoom
focus
lens
film
film
speed
camcorder
video
 
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        take a picture
        take a picture
        photo
        photo
        film
        film+1
        photographer
        photographer
        video
        video
        camcorder
        camcorder
        digital camera
        digital camera
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        speed
        the sensitivity to light of film or plates
        take a picture
        digital camera
        an electronic, often battery-powered device for recording and storing photographs in digital format, especially on a flash card
        snapshot
        a photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity
        lens
        an object, usually made of glass, that focuses or defocuses the light that passes through it
        camcorder
        a portable electronic device for recording images and audio on to a storage device, hence functioning as a camera and a recorder in a single unit
        wide-angle lens
        a short focal length lens having a wide angle of view
        load the film
        photographer
        one who (professionally) takes photographs
        focus
        to adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane
        film
        a medium used to capture images in a camera
        video
        motion picture stored on VHS or some other format
        photo
        a picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film
        film
        to record a motion picture on photographic film
        zoom
        to change the focal length of a zoom lens
         
         
         

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        photo
        a picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film
        take a picture
        digital camera
        an electronic, often battery-powered device for recording and storing photographs in digital format, especially on a flash card
        camcorder
        a portable electronic device for recording images and audio on to a storage device, hence functioning as a camera and a recorder in a single unit
        film+1
        a medium used to capture images in a camera
        film+2
        to record a motion picture on photographic film
        photographer
        one who (professionally) takes photographs
        video
        motion picture stored on VHS or some other format
         
         
         
         

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