photo op


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photo op

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n. Informal
A photo opportunity.

photo op

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Noun1.photo op - an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographedphoto op - an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed
social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function - a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
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GIRL POWER: A group photo op with Jennifer Cihi, the voice of SAILOR MOON will be scheduled.
Earlier in March, Trump did not shake Merkel's hand before cameras during a photo op in their Oval Office meeting, where the two leaders sat next to each other in separate chairs.
Ron Kennedy, general manager of the Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona, said the business got the idea for the photo op last year when a club member happened to come in dressed as Santa and other members wanted their picture taken while they were holding their guns.
The director of the White House military office, Louis Caldera, yesterday apologised for the ill-judged photo op.
Completing the brilliant photo op was a giant banner reading "Mission Accomplished.
Winner of the Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Award, Snap Shots: Photo Op Poems From An Everyday Life is an anthology of vibrant, free-verse poetry.
But at the end of a reporting day, when most newspaper editors need to make decisions about what the paper's political coverage is going to look like, these more candid pictures usually don't win out over the more elaborate, well-crafted photo op from a scheduled campaign stop where a speech was made or a major rally held.
Back in 2000, because of a very critical period in the gestation of Love, combined with her awareness of the approaching holidays, she missed an historic photo op, when all the living Nobel laureates were invited to Oslo to observe the 100th anniversary of the international prizes.
But curiously enough, since the president's May Day photo op aboard the Lincoln, dozens of American troops have been killed in Iraq, most of them in ambushes staged by surprisingly resilient irregular forces.
But sometimes, the 5th is exactly what some committee members want, and they push a witness into that corner, because it makes for a terrific photo op.
The pilot in command didn't bother to brief for the impromptu photo op.