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Distinguishing between the camera lens and the lenses inside the camera lens

The term camera lens normally refers to the whole barrel containing a set of glass lenses proper, plus the mount mechanism into the camera body and the rings for adjusting aperture and focus, mainly. ...
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What is the word for a list of photographs taken by a photographer?

There is filmography for films, bibliography for books, discography for music, but I can't seem to find one for photographs.
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Things you stick your face through for photos

What is the name of those things where you put your face in a hole and someone takes a picture so it looks like you're something else? E.g. a cardboard/wooden stand with a picture of a pirate and a ...
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The proper name for a “story with photos”?

What is the proper English word that means a publication (e.g. in a paper or online) consisting of a series of photographs along with short author’s comments? Here is a live example of such ...
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Is screenshot a photograph?

I don't think that a screenshot is a photograph, of course it is an image but that doesn't mean that it is a photograph. A photograph is taken by using light from some source from the environment ...
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What is the best word to define the profession of one who deals with photo editing and manipulation?

I mean the person who manipulates/edits images for a magazine, for example, or for an ad, outdoor, for a photographer or whatever. Photo editor is what comes to mind, but it sounds to me like ...
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What do you call a person who works on old home movies and paper photographs?

What do you call a person who works on old home movies and paper photographs? I'm not talking about someone who operates a camera. Simply just scans, edits, and creates from photographs and old video ...
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Is "photograph a subject" the same as "photograph an object"?

I work in translation and need to find the most appropriate translation for a word that would be directly translated into English as a thing to be photographed. An example of how I would use the word ...
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What is a word for an "inverse panorama"? [closed]

Specifically, what is a word for the action of taking several pictures of an object from multiple, regular angles and has the same connotation as "panorama" (where you would take multiple pictures of ...
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Shooting day - when having a photo shoot - correct?

A lot of my friends work in the creative field and often they use " shooting day" when they have a photo shoot planned... It's actually very irritating as I don't think that's correct... I mean you're ...
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Another word for Non-Photographic

Some of the desktop wallpapers I have are photographs and some of them are "non-photographic"; meaning they are not the product of a camera,but are instead the product of someone "drawing with a ...
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In a photography context, what is the opposite of a keeper?

If I take a sequence of photos and decide that one of them is the best of the bunch, I might call it a keeper. What would the others be called? I'm looking for something slightly less harsh and ...
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Any difference between "The photographer clicked" and "The photographer clicked away"?

While clicked often seems to be followed by an object, I did find occurences of it being used alone, e.g. in The photographer clicked as Marilyn worked. Clicked away, however, seems to be used mostly ...
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Word for a group of similar photos?

Is there a single word or phrase that means a group of very similar photos, such as when a photographer takes a burst of 7-8 shots with the hope of catching the right instant, or to get the best focus?...
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My son's photo vs a photo of my son

I was wondering whether it is correct to say 'this is my son's photo' meaning a photo of my son? Can the phrase 'this is my son's photo' imply a photo in which one can see someone's son or can it ...
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