photo-essay
noun Date: 1944 a group of photographs (as in a book or magazine) arranged to explore a theme or tell a story

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  • photo essay — photo essayist. a group of photographs, usually with supplementary text, that conveys a unified story and is published as a book or as a feature in a magazine or newspaper. Also called photo story. [1975 80] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Photo-story — You may be looking for:* Photo Story, a Windows XP software program by Microsoft, intended for making a slideshow* Photo story (journalism), a distinctive form of photojournalism seen in magazines and some newspapers, and sometimes called a photo …   Wikipedia

  • essay — n 1. theme, article, paper, photo essay, manuscript; commentary, Journalism. think piece, editorial, article, piece; thesis, dissertation, disquisition, tract, treatise, discourse; work, opus, masterpiece, work of art, brainchild. 2. attempt,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • photo-essayist — See photo essay. * * * …   Universalium

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