Definition of Posing

1. Noun. (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait). "He wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"

Exact synonyms: Sitting
Generic synonyms: Motility, Motion, Move, Movement
Category relationships: Photography, Picture Taking
Derivative terms: Pose, Sit



Definition of Posing

1. Verb. (present participle of pose) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Posing

1. pose [v] - See also: pose

Lexicographical Neighbors of Posing

poshest
poshing
poshly
poshness
poshnesses
posho
poshoes
poshos
poshteen
poshteens
posied
posier
posies
posiest
posilutely
posing (current term)
posingly
posings
posintang
posishes
posistor
posistors
posit
posited
positing
position
position argument
position effect
position paper

Literary usage of Posing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Delsarte System of Expression by Genevieve Stebbins (1902)
"I. SOME years ago, when a species of statue-posing departing widely from, ... Artistic statue-posing, in the sense I use the words, means embodiment and ..."

2. The American Annual of Photography (1907)
"A WORD UPON posing. By CHARLES STILLMAN TAYLOR. *HERE are many photographers of skill who stoutly affirm that the art of posing cannot very well be taught; ..."

3. Photographic Mosaics by Edward Livingston Wilson, Mathew Carey Lea (1895)
"LIGHTING AND posing IN PHOTOGRAPHY. BY ED. DE MOULIN, Greenville, Ills. Two of the most important details of photographic practice, according to my judgment ..."

4. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"B. ORGANISMS posing SPECIAL RISKS The risk of acquiring an infection in the ... Among the agents that have been identified in recent years as posing the ..."

5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"posing obstacles to his successor in office, it is clear from a few of his letters to Cecil, dated about this period, that he cherished | no sentiment but ..."

6. Library of Amateur Photography (1911)
"posing Details. 232. The first essential in all portrait work is to secure proper effects of lighting; therefore the student should become thoroughly ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"On arriving at the front, I found Merritt'e and Custer's divisions of cavalry, under Torbert, and General Getty's division of the Sixth corps, oj- posing ..."

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