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Photography in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Vocabulary

Whether you go to Brazil to travel, work, or live, one thing is for sure: you’re going to want to take pictures. Today we’re going to review some vocabulary associated with fotografia (photography). You’ll notice that a couple of words come directly from English.

fotógrafo = photographer

câmera= camera

Photo: Paul Reynolds

tirar uma foto = take a picture

flash = flash

zoom = zoom

lente = lens

tampa = lens cover

parasol = lens hood

tripé = tripod

foco = focus

filtro = filter

preto e branco = black and white

cartão de memória = memory card

revelaçao de fotos = developing photos

porta-retrato = picture frame

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