What is photo op?
Something you say when you are surprised
“Ope, that is not a toilet”
“Ope, not on the dog dude”
Photo op - what is it?
(v.) To hastily undress.
The origin of this term comes from paedophilia, where by young children would be abducted, stripped very fast and taken photos of before being allowed to return (or being indecently assaulted). The term was shortened to photo-speed when the child was to be stripped at the speed it would be done on quick shots when there was a high chance of being discovered, and from there was just shortened to photo.*
Hello little girl, would you like me to photo you?
*I know what you're thinking, but no, I do NOT molest children.
What does "photo op" mean?
noun; street name for meth/speed.
use of word was initiated by the kings of photo, aka aaron brandt and friends.
i just scored some badass photo! kryptonite--it burns green!
Photo op - what does it mean?
The greatest word ever invented. Use in in MANY ways!!! Clearly, it can be used in any sentence and make sense. Just watch.
"You're such a photo!"
"I love that photo!"
"You guys, stop being such photos!"
"Did you guys see that show? It's so photo."
a picture taken to record the good or bad memories
Grandma: Oh I remember this photo, it was taken in Germany!
Debbie: What a memory!
The tendency of girls to take pictures with everyone at a party (regardless of whether or not they like the people in the photos), so that if something awkward or embarrassing happens with someone during the course of that party, there is usually a photo of them before that incident happened.
"Look at that picture of Michael, Ella, and Isabel"
"Weren't Ella and Isabel in a catfight that night?"
"Yeah but this was at the beginning of the night, it's clearly a retroactively-awkward photo op."
The act of forgetting that almost everyone that owns a phone also is carrying a camera or video camera. The act of doing something stupid or regrettable that is caught on camera.
Hey when you went to that party, I saw a Phelps Photo Op shot online.
Photo-op feminism is a brand (off-brand?) of the real thing where a poser will do or say anything (especially in front of a television camera) to get herself (okay, sometimes even men do it too) seen or heard as a hero to women everywhere. The more unreal the claim, the more outrageous the behavior.
When Sarah Palin winks at the camera she's teaching us all we need to know about photo-op feminism.
V. To be used (for example, by politicians) to create a photographic moment for propaganda purposes.
John: Man, the Mayor sure does like the little old ladies at the nursing home. Look at the smile on his face.
Jack: Are you kidding? He's just photo-opping them.
Editors, please note. A Google search will bring up this term in common usage.
A photo op (sometimes written as photo opp), short for photograph opportunity (photo opportunity), originally referred to an opportunity that resulted in a memorable and effective photograph of a politician, a celebrity, or a notable event.
Dang, I was at this huge event but I missed the best photo op.