take pictures

take a picture (of someone or something)

To take a photograph of someone or something. Someone has been going around the property taking pictures—should we call the police? Hi there, I work for a marketing agency hired by the nightclub. Do you mind if I take a picture?
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take pictures

tv. for a highway patrol officer to use radar. (Citizens band radio.) There’s a smokey under the bridge taking pictures.
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"As a photographer, I used to go to the palace every day to take pictures of His Majesty, and I followed him on all the tours and conferences he attended in the Emirates, Cairo, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, and many other countries," he said.
The post said: "When she approached him, he fobbed her off and continued to take pictures in the direction of other kids playing.
I like to take pictures of statues, landmarks, but mainly like to take pictures of scenery.
"About three-quarters of the Saudi people use their mobile phones to take pictures, especially of landscapes," the blogger wrote.
"He wanted to know why I was taking pictures of the military and I said 'would you rather I take pictures of the fighting,'" Hartwell explained.
The two families visited the perimeter of the fenced-off city now classified as a Turkish military zone when father and son took out their cameras to take pictures from the perimeter.
And Mr Woodward-Clarke approached to take pictures.
"I take pictures relying on sound," said the 18-year-old, who lost his sight when he was seven.
"I was totally embarrassed and the station has no signs anywhere to say you can't take pictures of buses.
"Our photographers have to be as well known as the people they take pictures off' says Nicaragua.2night.com franchise manager Martina Lang.
In the fall of '63 he applied for, and received, a Guggenheim fellowship, intending to drive cross-country and take pictures along the way.
Lucy said: ``I've been told my brief will be to take pictures of the newest and oldest players.
Even people trying to take pictures of their family and friends in public face these problems.
A council spokeswoman said yesterday: "The reason parents were not allowed to take pictures was because some had asked for their children not to be photographed.
See, you don't like it when I take pictures of you."