Photography vs Cinematography - What's the difference?

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Photography is a see also of cinematography.


As nouns the difference between photography and cinematography

is that photography is the art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart while cinematography is the art and technique of making and reproducing motion pictures.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

photography

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.
  • The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.
  • Derived terms

    * astrophotography * digital photography * flash photography * glamour photography * telephotography

    cinematography

    Noun

  • The art and technique of making and reproducing motion pictures.
  • Synonyms

    * film-craft * filmmaking

    Usage notes

    * Traditionally the term "cinematography" referred to working with motion picture film emulsion, but it is now largely synonymous with (videography) due to the use of digital technology in both fields.

    Derived terms

    * cinematographer

    See also

    * DP (director of photography) * photography * videography