Meaning of “photography” in the English Dictionary

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"photography" in British English

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photographynoun [ U ]

uk /fəˈtɒɡ.rə.fi/ us /fəˈtɑː.ɡrə.fi/

A2 the activity or job of taking photographs or filming:

She's taking an evening class in photography.
The film won an award for its photography.

More examples

  • aerial photography
  • Are you going to enter the photography competition?
  • It's a bit of trick photography - she's meant to look like she's walking on water.
  • We were all really knocked out by the film, especially the photography.
  • time-lapse photography

(Definition of “photography” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"photography" in American English

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photographynoun [ U ]

us /fəˈtɑɡ·rə·fi/

the skill or activity of taking or processing photographs

(Definition of “photography” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)