What is another word for snapshot?

Pronunciation: [snˈapʃɒt] (IPA)

Snapshot is a term that often refers to a quick and informal recording of a moment in time or a particular situation. There are several synonyms for this word that can be used to describe this concept. Some synonyms include a picture, photograph, image, shot, capture, moment, glimpse, flash, and freeze frame. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, ranging from the visual nature of a picture or image to the fleeting quality of a moment or glimpse. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to enhance the descriptive quality of written or spoken language and provide additional depth and meaning to the idea of a snapshot.

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Usage examples for Snapshot

I bethought me of my kodak, and as the sun peeped through the clouds I caught a snapshot of my departing guests as they turned the corner of the chateau.
"My Home In The Field of Honor"
Frances Wilson Huard
I took a snapshot of them.
"My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915"
Monica M. Stanley
After he had set the scratch wig on his glossy poll and had studied himself in the mirror he looked more cheerful and pulled a snapshot photograph from a bureau drawer, gazed on it and sighed again.
"When Egypt Went Broke"
Holman Day

Famous quotes with Snapshot

  • No, every album is something like a snapshot. It only shows one moment in time. It shows what we feel and think right at that point in time, nothing more and nothing less.
    Damon Albarn
  • If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.
    James Bovard
  • No painting can tell the truth of a single instant; no snapshot can do anything else.
    John A. Kouwenhoven
  • Well, you know, it's been interesting because an album is just a snapshot of where you are at that time. Not all pictures of everybody are just in jeans and a 'T' shirt, or a ball gown. You have many different sides and this is a snapshot of where you are at that time.
    Diana Krall
  • A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.
    Eudora Welty

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