photogenic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj photogenic looking attractive in photographs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Photogenic Of or pertaining to photogeny; producing or generating light.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • photogenic Of or pertaining to photogeny.
    • photogenic In biology, producing light without sensible heat, as an animal or vegetable organism; giving rise to luminosity or phosphorescence; photogenous.
    • photogenic A reproduction of the configuration of any flat translucent object, as a leaf, or the wing of an insect, or a drawing upon translucent paper or tracing-cloth, made by confining it under glass in contact with a sensitive film, exposing to the action of light, and fixing or developing the image resulting in the film. A variety of photogenic processes arc now in use for copying mechanical drawings. See blue-printing.
    • n photogenic In general, light-producing; luminous.
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Usage

In literature:

PHOTOGENIC DRAWING ON PAPER.
"The History and Practice of the Art of Photography" by Henry H. Snelling
Photogenic: a light producing structure; producing a Phosphorescent glow.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Watho called him Photogen.
"Harper's Young People, December 2, 1879" by Various
THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGEN AND NYCTERIS.
"Harper's Young People, December 9, 1879" by Various
Knowing nothing of darkness, or stars, or moon, Photogen spent his days in hunting.
"Harper's Young People, December 16, 1879" by Various
THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGEN AND NYCTERIS.
"Harper's Young People, December 23, 1879" by Various
THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGEN AND NYCTERIS.
"Harper's Young People, December 30, 1879" by Various
And even as he came, Photogen revived.
"Harper's Young People, January 6, 1880" by Various
Anatomically these consist of a deeper photogenous layer and a more superficial refracting layer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The photogenic cells contain a mass of granules, spherical in the male and short rods in the female.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
I send you the only copy I have of my photogenic drawing.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
Enthusiastic over his progress in natural philosophy, he happens to speak of his photogenic studies.
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion
I should also be glad to know by whom it was first applied to photogenic purposes.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 110, December 6, 1851" by Various
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In news:

Got questions for the ridiculously photogenic bridge runner.
I'm in Love with Ridiculously Photogenic Guy.
Rome Drives Away Photogenic Gladiators.
Here are 25 photogenic landmarks that should make it into your flickr album.
This Dog is Not Photogenic .
In one corner, we have "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy" Zeddie Little, who was finally brought on 'Good Morning America' for an interview about how he became such an internet star.
Inspired by the Ridiculously Photogenic Guy meme that's become all the rage (at least for this week), the internet has now taken the same concept and applied to man's best friend.
The race "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy" and viral meme sensation Zeddie Little was photographed running in was a 10K.
Puzzel is handsome, photogenic and very sweet.
Lauzon is not much good either at writing screenplays or in directing actors, but he sets the sleazy scene with a certain amount of photogenic style.
Yesterday, Yahoo named the photogenic Marissa Mayer as CEO.
Two photographers reveal the microscopic beauties and photogenic wonders of the natural world in the work showing Oct 7-30 at the Water Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro.
' Ridiculously Photogenic Guy' Zeddie Little is also ridiculously telegenic AND he's running the NYC marathon.
" Ridiculously photogenic guy" Zeddie Little's moment of Internet stardom has not yet run its course.
Ridiculously Photogenic Guy' Becomes Web Sensation.
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