Picture

Some articles on picture, pictures:

Bad Day At Black Rock - Production
... MGM's president at the time, nearly did not allow the picture to be made because he felt the story was subversive ... Just before shooting began, an indecisive Tracy tried to back out of the picture ... Alan Ladd and he has agreed to do the picture." The next day, Tracy committed to "Bad Day at Black Rock" ...
Picture Book - Characteristics
... Any book that pairs a narrative format with pictures can be categorized as a picture book ... the illustrations are as much a part of the experience with the book as the written text." Picture books are most often aimed at young children, and ... For this reason, picture books tend to have two functions in the lives of children they are first read to young children by adults, and then children read them themselves once ...
Picture Book
... A picture book combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format, most often aimed at young children ... The images in picture books use a range of media such as oil paints, acrylics, watercolor, and pencil, among others ... Two of the earliest books with something like the format picture books still retain now were Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter from 1845 and Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit from 1902 ...
Home and Professional Recording - New Standards: SuperBetamax and Extended Definition Betamax - Comparison To Other Video Formats
... Below is a list of modern, digital-style resolutions (and traditional analog "TV lines per picture height" measurements) for various media ... Resolution based on the quality with a standard Kell factor of 0.7 350×480 (250 lines per picture height) Umatic, Betamax, VHS, Video8 420×480 (300 ...
Dulwich Picture Gallery
... Dulwich Picture Gallery is an art gallery in Dulwich, South London ... founders and bequests of varying sizes from its many patrons, Dulwich Picture Gallery houses one of the country’s finest collections of Old Masters, especially rich in French, Italian and Spanish Baroque paintings ...

More definitions of "picture":

  • (noun): A clear and telling mental image.
    Example: "He described his mental picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"
    Synonyms: mental picture, impression
  • (noun): Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface.
    Synonyms: painting
  • (noun): A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface.
    Synonyms: image, icon, ikon
  • (noun): A situation treated as an observable object.
    Example: "The political picture is favorable"
    Synonyms: scene
  • (noun): A typical example of some state or quality.
    Example: "The very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair"
  • (noun): The visible part of a television transmission.
    Example: "They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"
    Synonyms: video
  • (noun): Illustrations used to decorate or explain a text.
    Synonyms: pictorial matter

Famous quotes containing the word picture:

    At night thousands of names and slogans are outlined in neon, and searchlight beams often pierce the sky, perhaps announcing a motion picture premiere, perhaps the opening of a new hamburger stand.
    —For the State of California, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    It is impossible for me to envisage a picture as being other than a window, and ... my first concern is then to know what it looks out on.
    André Breton (1896–1966)

    The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)