Photo vs Screenshot - What's the difference?

photo | screenshot |


As nouns the difference between photo and screenshot

is that photo is while screenshot is an image of computer screen output at a given moment in time.

As a verb screenshot is

to take a screenshot.

photo

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Photograph.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Catherine Clabby
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Focus on Everything , passage=Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. That’s because the lenses that are excellent at magnifying tiny subjects produce a narrow depth of field. A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that.}}

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To take a photograph.
  • * [1956] 1992 ed., The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=5kjheskJwVAC&pg=PA465&lpg=PA465&sig=_CY8N5ZLStxnOIlf_CNHhhBEPjA]
  • What fun to be photoed together, / What luck for a break so opportune. / Oh, what a lark / To be posed in the park / Underneath the adolescent crescent of the moon.
  • * 1998, Hans Schmidt, Maverick Marine [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=vQ7DKhq0ZckC&pg=PA192&lpg=PA192&sig=hrMAoHDI9vAnq4RQwgFro_Lp24M]
  • He even had himself photoed helping to hold one of the fire-hose.
  • * 2000, Salman Rushdie, The Ground Beneath Her Feet [http://print.google.com/print?hl=en&id=2nFEV20sE1AC&pg=PA219&lpg=PA219&sig=8MxWTUwSXHcfah6pEaAnVLYaiL4]
  • Always photoing exits. What are all these ways out but rehearsals for his own?

    See also

    * photo- * photosensitive * photosynthesis, photosynthesize * photogenic * photocell * photo finish * photo opportunity * snapshot ----

    screenshot

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An image of computer screen output at a given moment in time.
  • Synonyms

    * screencast * screen capture * screengrab

    See also

    * bullshot

    Verb

  • To take a screenshot.
  • To help to improve the software, make sure to screenshot any bugs you find.
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