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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Genre of painting flourishing in the 1970s, esp. in the U.S., England, and France, and depicting commonplace scenes or ordinary people, done in such a style as to suggest a picture taken with a camera.

Usage examples (36)
  • The resulting image was breathtaking in its photo-realism.
  • So in this case, photo-realism in the c.g.i. area made the difference.
  • Why don't they just shoot it live action if they're going for photo-realism?
  • The issue is whether or not to go the full distance of photo-realism with the image. for more
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