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Photograph vs. Illustration

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Photographnoun

A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.

Illustrationnoun

The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.

Photographverb

(transitive) To take a photograph of.

Illustrationnoun

That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.

Photographverb

(intransitive) To take photographs.

Illustrationnoun

A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.

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Photographverb

(intransitive) To appear in a photograph.

‘She photographs well. The camera loves her.’;

Illustrationnoun

A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)

Photographnoun

A picture or likeness obtained by photography.

Illustrationnoun

The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.

Photographverb

To take a picture or likeness of by means of photography; as, to photograph a view; to photograph a group.

‘He makes his pen drawing on white paper, and they are afterwards photographed on wood.’; ‘He is photographed on my mind.’;

Illustrationnoun

That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.

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Photographverb

To practice photography; to take photographs.

Illustrationnoun

A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.

Photographnoun

a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Illustrationnoun

artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

Photographverb

record on photographic film;

‘I photographed the scene of the accident’; ‘She snapped a picture of the President’;

Illustrationnoun

showing by example

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Photographverb

undergo being photographed in a certain way;

‘Children photograph well’;

Illustrationnoun

an item of information that is representative of a type;

‘this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome’; ‘there is an example on page 10’;

Photographnoun

a picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused on to light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment, or stored digitally

‘a photograph of her father’;

Illustrationnoun

a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

Photographverb

take a photograph of

‘she has photographed all of the major ballet companies worldwide’; ‘he was commissioned to photograph in the Crimea during the war’;

Illustrationnoun

a picture illustrating a book, newspaper, etc.

‘an illustration of a yacht’;

Photographverb

appear in a particular way when in a photograph

‘that cityscape photographs well’;

Illustrationnoun

the action or fact of illustrating something

‘by way of illustration, I refer to the following case’;

Photograph

A photograph (also known as a photo) is an image created by light falling on a photosensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image sensor, such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created using a smartphone/camera, which uses a lens to focus the scene's visible wavelengths of light into a reproduction of what the human eye would see.

Illustrationnoun

an illustrative example

‘this accident is a graphic illustration of the disaster that's waiting to happen’;

Illustration

An illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in print and digital published media, such as posters, flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, animations, video games and films. An illustration is typically created by an illustrator.

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