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flash photography

photography using a momentary flash of artificial light as a source of illumination. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for flash photography
  • Do not use flash photography or shine light directly on owls when they are roosting, flying, or capturing prey.
  • If you go to the theater, they ask you to not use flash photography, because it distracts.
  • In standard flash photography a burst of light strikes a subject, and some of it bounces back to the camera to create an image.
  • No flash photography is permitted in the hearing room.
  • flash photography is prohibited once the hearing or markup has begun.
  • flash photography and human disturbance may prevent her from nesting successfully.
  • flash photography is not allowed inside the buildings.
  • No flash photography is permitted in the hearing room, however non-flash photography is permitted.
  • Do not shine lights on a sea turtle or take flash photography.
  • flash photography may be permitted under key restrictions.
British Dictionary definitions for flash photography

flash photography

photography in which a flashbulb or electronic flash is used to provide momentary illumination of a dark or insufficiently lit subject
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