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How would I say I like photography...initial thoughts suggest it would be "Me gusta la fotografia". However, I have doubts because fotografia is photo not photograhy. Thanks

3 years ago

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"fotografĂ­a" is both "photograph" and "photography" (http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=fotograf%C3%ADa)

"Me gusta la fotografĂ­a" is fine. Context would clarify if you're saying "I like photography" or "I like the photograph".

In Spanish, "to take pictures" is usually "sacar fotos", but "tomar" can be used too.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

You'll usually hear photograph as 'foto,' at least where I have been

3 years ago

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Means both the object and the artistic field.

This is also true for many artistic fields:

e.g.

La pintura, La escultura, ...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ijasleen

Or maybe - me gusta tomar fotos?? :| I like to take pictures. :|

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ijasleen

Thank you all. For context, I wanted to say I like photography.

On the same note, if I wanna say its a nice picture or beautiful picture eg, commenting on a photo - what expressions are commonly used?

3 years ago