Kodak moment


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Kodak moment

A particularly poignant, memorable, or emotionally touching moment or event, i.e., one that would be well-suited to be captured in a photograph. Taken from an advertising slogan for Eastman Kodak photographic film and cameras. Sometimes used ironically or satirically. I love the airport, it's always full of Kodak moments as people eagerly greet family and friends coming off the planes.
See also: moment
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In the friendly snapshot, the girls had their arms around each other, and the only person photobombing their Kodak Moment was the man playing golf in a background picture.
Bowen, a former president of Princeton University, had wagged his finger at my class, scolding some of us for being ''arrogant'' and ''immature,'' when I was focused only on my family's Kodak moment.
Nine minutes later a foul by Jason Hill on Waters presented McPhail with his Kodak moment and he duly clipped home an audacious free-kick in off the underside of the bar.
And that would not be unusual -- but while waiting for animal rescuers to arrive, a few nearby swimmers seized the opportunity to take photos with the animal up close, even lifting the dolphin out of the water for their Kodak moment.
Now family and friends can see where that fantastic Kodak moment was taken.
In the pure business sense, we don't want to have a Kodak moment.
Then, mom and dad pay $15 for the snapshot when they leave Another Kodak moment destined for Facebook.
A hoped-for Kodak moment before a trade-dispute arbiter would at least temporarily ease the intensifying pressure on the maker of cameras, film and printers.
It was a Kodak moment as the couple emerged on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to exchange their first public kiss as the surging crowds below cheered lustily.
This time, the Kodak moment was all ours, but a few seconds later we were on the ground again with another busted fuel pump, which also happened to be our last.
At least this time someone else will be needed to capture that Kodak moment.
There, glowing against a star-filled, velvet sky, is a banana-shaped sphere, caught in a glossy Kodak moment of all moments
Part of the Baker Trittin Press "Tweener Press Adventure Series" for young readers, Mountain Cabin Mystery finds that Scott and his friends on a wilderness camping trip when curiosity and a Kodak moment causes them to leave the trail.
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