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photographer

noun Save Word pho·​tog·​ra·​pher | \ fə-ˈtä-grə-fər \

Definition of photographer

: one who practices photography especially : one who makes a business of taking photographs Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More About photographer

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Synonyms for photographer

Synonyms

lensman , photog , shooter , shutterbug Visit the Thesaurus for More

Examples of photographer in a Sentence

He worked for the magazine as a fashion photographer . we'll need to choose a photographer for the wedding Recent Examples on the Web The show opens with an 1894 Parisian streetscape by renowned American photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Danielle Avram, Dallas News , 29 June 2021 The video was filmed in the Bahamas — where the guitarist had been living during the Covid-19 pandemic — and directed by famed photographer Mark Seliger. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone , 25 June 2021 The first thing outdoor photographer James Barkman (@jamesbarkman) did after buying his bright orange 1976 Volkswagen Westfalia was drive it across the country. Jen See, Outside Online , 22 June 2021 French photographer Ugo Woatzi notes that the pandemic has upended LGBTQ+ nightlife. Washington Post , 21 June 2021 Also working for Ja-sung is photographer Shin Gyeom, played by Jung Gun-joo, the actor who had his breakout hit in the drama Extraordinary You. Joan Macdonald, Forbes , 17 June 2021 Longtime publisher, editor and chief photographer Michael Hart, 68, is in a tough battle with cancer. San Diego Union-Tribune , 9 June 2021 In 1935 or 1936, legendary photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975) was in Alabama while traveling through the South taking photos for the Farm Security Administration to document the effects of the Great Depression on the region. Kelly Kazek | Kkazek@al.com, al , 7 June 2021 In one room, guests can find work by Orlando’s Cornell, who paints quiet scenes in photorealistic detail, and local photographer Lauren Mitchell, who explores uniquely Floridian scenes of the Space Coast and touristy kitsch. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com , 7 June 2021

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'photographer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback .

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First Known Use of photographer

1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of photographer was in 1841

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“Photographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary , Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photographer. Accessed 15 Jul. 2021.

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photographer

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English Language Learners Definition of photographer

: a person who takes photographs especially as a job

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