Usage examples for photographic

  1. It turned out be a finely coloured photographic reproduction of a picture which had been very popular a few years before, called " The Ministering Angel." – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  2. After the rehearsal of a scene has advanced sufficiently to suit the critical requirements of the producer, the camera man is in requisition, and he is consulted as to lighting so as to produce the required photographic effect. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. Shirley Williams is going to have a photographic shop in the back room. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  4. It will pass through a considerable thickness of metallic foil, or many centimetres of air, and still affect photographic plates or discharge electroscopes. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  5. " Well, Mr. Cazalette," I said, " have you brought your photographic investigations to any successful conclusion?" – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  6. " They are evidently bent on a photographic expedition," remarked Barret, as the boys approached, Junkie waving his hat with hilarious good- will when he discovered the painters. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. But it was quite the way of Warwick Sahib to sweep his gray, tired- out eyes over a scene and seemingly perceive nothing; yet in reality absorbing every detail with the accuracy of a photographic plate. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  8. In the case of the photographic plate, the first group is the plate as dealt with by physics, the second the aspect of the heavens which it photographs. –  by
  9. When we praise our recent fiction for its photographic fidelity to nature we condemn it, for we deny to it the art which would give it value. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  10. The photographic plates and films, in protecting canvas sacks, were first disposed of, being stored in the tin- lined hatches in the bow of the boats. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  11. All the sensitiveness of his nature, like the sensitiveness of a photographic plate, was exposed to that which took place before him. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  12. The eruptions continued during the winter at increasing intervals from two hours, when the series began, to four hours when it ceased operations before the tourist season of 1882. Not having the modern photographic plates for instantaneous work in 1881, it was impossible to secure instantaneous views then, but in the spring of 1888, I made the view which you write about. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  13. Slowly the room lightened, and out of the darkness the pallid face of his mother developed like the shadowy figures on a photographic plate. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  14. From the visitor's nether garments the photographic eyed Parkinson proceeded to higher ground, and with increasing wonder Mr Carlyle listened to the faithful catalogue of his possessions. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  15. A Photographic Esperantist Group has also been founded in London. – The Esperantist, Complete by Various
  16. Experiment 175. Focus a candle- flame or other object on the ground- glass plate of an ordinary photographic camera, and observe the small inverted image. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  17. But the photographic plate now revealed a new and most instructive feature. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  18. The guides walk before, barefoot, each carrying a cutlass in his hand and a package on his head- our provisions, photographic instruments, etc. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  19. In the drawing- room she had hung a horrible enlarged photographic portrait of herself, with a chocolate- coloured mount, the whole framed in German gilt, and under it she had inscribed, " Presented to Miss Concepcion Iquist by the grateful landlords of the neighbourhood as a slight token of esteem and regard." – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. The historic exposition at Nadar's photographic studio, on the Boulevard des Capucines, of the impressionists, saw Renoir in company with Monet, Sisley, and the others. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker