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A style of painting that resembles photography in its meticulous attention to realistic detail.

pho′to·re′al·ist adj. & n.
pho′to·re′al·is′tic adj.


(Art Terms) art of or relating to photorealism
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Altair has acquired Solid Iris Technologies, a Greece-based technology company specializing in photorealistic rendering and visualization, with its high-end solution Thea Render.
The new SmartPlant Enterprise/SPO TruView Integrator enables end-users to use photorealistic and intelligent TruView laser scans as an intuitive portal to access all plant information and documentation in SmartPlant Foundation.
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Most of these objects have bold colors and shiny, reflective characteristics, which are then enlarged and painted in a photorealistic style to accentuate intricate and minute details.
SpaceClaim customers can now launch their 3-D designs directly into Bunkspeed's HyperShot[R] for photorealistic results and use this product to create accurate, photographic images of products that are still ideas.
ISD Realtime Renderer lets designers create dynamic, photorealistic images and animations of digital models in real time.
Capability: The computer-aided design software TurboCAD Professional, version 11, includes a photorealistic rendering engine as well as upgraded modeling, rendering, and design capabilities.
What sets Mythology apart from those other retrospectives is Ross's distinctive photorealistic style.