Meaning of photo work in English:

photo work

Pronunciation /ˈfəʊtəʊ wəːk/


  • 1The illustrative or decorative photographic material in printed matter, as distinct from the text.

  • 2As a count noun: a work of art which incorporates photographic material; a work of photographic art.

  • 3The action or process of taking, developing, or otherwise working with photographs.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Overland Monthly. From photo- + work.