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    Hi there,
    How to describe a figure in a photo?Do they make sense?

    1. We took a photo of his front.

    2. We took a photo of his side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    How to describe a figure in a photo?Do they make sense?

    1. We took a photo of his front.

    2. We took a photo of his side.

    tks
    pete
    Although they are correct and make sense, they sound quite comical (or anatomical)!

    For "took a photo" (verb and noun) you could just use the verb 'to photograph', thus "We photographed his front." But it's the object of the photography that sounds awkward. Is it his face, his chest or all of him?

    Might be better to say "We took a photo of him facing forward", or "We photographed him from the side".


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    #3

    Re: photo

    Hi there,
    Tks a lot.
    How about these?

    We photographed him from the side face.
    We photographed him from the front face.
    I like his side face more than his front face.

    Tks
    pete

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    Hi there,
    any idea of the questions
    tks
    pete

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    #5

    Re: photo

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    Tks a lot.
    How about these?

    We photographed him from the side face.
    We photographed him from the front face.
    I like his side face more than his front face.

    Tks
    pete

    None of these sentences would be pronounced by a native speaker.

    We took a photo of his left profile.
    We took a front-on photo. We took a photo of him directly facing the camera.
    I prefer his side profile to the front-on shot.

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    #6

    Re: photo

    hi there,
    How to say a photo of 'half body' and 'whole body' shot, of course with clothes? Can I say like this?

    I prefer his whole shot to half shot.

    tks
    pete


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    Re: photo

    Try something like "I prefer the shot of him from the waist up to the full-length one."

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