time exposure

time exposure

noun Photography.
a long exposure in which the shutter is opened and closed by hand or by a mechanism other than the automatic mechanism of the shutter.

Origin:
1890–95

time-exposure, adjective
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time exposure
 
n
1.  an exposure of a photographic film for a relatively long period, usually a few seconds
2.  a photograph produced by such an exposure

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