photogeny

photogeny

(fəˈtɒdʒɪnɪ)
n
(Photography) an obsolete name for photography
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
As I have already said, Rome's peculiar kind of photogeny (1) is an essential part of the history of cinema itself, so that the viewer is haunted by the impassable temporal expanse separating his or her consciousness from the movies of a past era.