photogenic definition

  • adjective:
    • appealing as an interest for photography.
    • Biology creating or emitting light; phosphorescent: photogenic micro-organisms.
    • Caused or produced by light: photogenic seizures.
    • Generated or brought on by light.
    • yielding or emitting light, luminescent.
    • looking great when photographed.
    • Of or with respect to photogeny; producing or generating light.
    • looking appealing in pictures
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to photogeny.
    • In biology, creating light without sensible temperature, as an animal or vegetable system; offering increase to luminosity or phosphorescence; photogenous.
    • A reproduction of the configuration of every level translucent object, as a leaf, or even the wing of an insect, or a drawing upon clear paper or tracing-cloth, created by confining it under cup in contact with a sensitive film, exposing into the activity of light, and fixing or building the image leading to the movie. A number of photogenic processes arc today in use for copying mechanical drawings. See blue-printing.
  • noun:
    • generally, light-producing; luminous.

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