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Cucoloris

What is a cucoloris? This lighting grate, which also goes by such names as cookie, gobo, and dapple sheet, is used in photography to cast a dramatic shadow. There are lots of spellings of this word, including cuculoris, kookaloris, cookaloris, and...

kodakan

kodakan  v.— «The word Kodak itself is synonymous with photography. In the Philippines, the street lingo “kodakan” is often used as a generic term: to take a picture—though now, more often used as a whimsical statement.» —“The end of...

FLOP

FLOP  n.— «Often the groom’s family pays for what’s known as FLOP—flowers, liquor, orchestra and photography/videography—and the bride’s family covers the reception. This usually comes out even, according to Rosenthal, especially since the...

MWAC

MWAC  n.— «Some large studios and old-guard photographers are feeling undercut; the backlash is apparent on many photography message boards, where “MWAC” means Mom With a Camera.» —“Baby on Board, and a Photography Business...