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photomontage

[foh-tuh-mon-tahzh] /ˌfoʊ tə mɒnˈtɑʒ/
noun, Photography
1.
a combination of several photographs joined together for artistic effect or to show more of the subject than can be shown in a single photograph.
Also called montage.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; photo- + montage
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British Dictionary definitions for photo montage

photomontage

/ˌfəʊtəʊmɒnˈtɑːʒ/
noun
1.
the technique of producing a composite picture by combining several photographs: used esp in advertising
2.
the composite picture so produced
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Word Origin and History for photo montage

photomontage

n.

1931, from photo + montage.

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Encyclopedia Article for photo montage

photomontage

composite photographic image made either by pasting together individual prints or parts of prints, by successively exposing individual images onto a single paper, or by exposing the component images simultaneously through superimposed negatives. In the 1880s the juxtaposition of separate images through successive exposures became fashionable in the "combination print," especially in the form of the contrived group portrait. The subjective, fragmented, potentially absurd qualities of this juxtaposition were exploited by Dadaist and Futurist artists of the early 20th century.

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