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Bên cạnh hướng dẫn Phân tích và sửa chi tiết đề thi IELTS SPEAKING 4/8, IELTS TUTOR tổng hợp các từ vựng và câu mẫu nên tham khảo trong IELTS SPEAKING topic PHOTOGRAPHY / PICTURE

I. Từ vựng topic"PHOTOGRAPHY"

1. Từ vựng topic "PHOTOGRAPHY" IELTS Speaking



  • taking photographs/pictures
  • I’m particularly fond of taking portrait photography
  • I love searching for some striking places to take photos  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng động từ "find" tiếng anh
  • Capturing the faces of my friends and even strangers, and collecting these unique moments is endlessly fascinating to me.
  • It’s often said that “eyes are the windows to the soul”, and I’m always reminded of this when I’m trying to take a decent photograph of somebody.  
  • I’m particularly fond of taking travel photography, especially when I have a chance to travel to anywhere.
  • I actually often use my handy digital camera to captures those beautiful precious moments in life.
  • Food and scenery are definitely my inspiration. I just can’t sit still when beautiful breakfasts and stunning landscape keep appearing on my Instagram everyday.
  • I do learn some techniques to produce stunning scenery photos because I want my photos to look unique, lively and professional.
  • To create a striking image
  • Get the perfect shot   >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng động từ "perfect" tiếng anh 
  • It was the photo of a striking sunset harmonised with magnificent mountainous view. 
  • This beautiful photo always evokes my memory of sweet memories of the trip.
  • Take photos of yourself = take a selfie
  • I am not really photogenic (ăn hình)
  • Even if i’m taking a selfie I find it difficult to feel relaxed and at ease. 
  • I feel really entertaining when taking a lot of selfies and can see how ridiculous my facial expressions look like as well as check find the best angle for my face to produce the best shot. 
  • I’m always keen to improve my skills, but photography classes generally cost an arm and a leg. Fortunately, these days it’s easy to find useful tips online. You can follow other photographers on platforms such as instagram and Flickr for inspiration, read blogs about different cameras and techniques, and watch videos that cover every aspect of the subject in great detail. 
  • I have invested in high quality cameras such as compact digital cameras with viewfinder because I want to capture  perfect shots  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng "because" & "because of" tiếng anh
  • I make a habit to take lots of photos in order for me to keep great memories
  • Most of the time I take photos when I come across some places with magnificent scenery
  • I don’t need a special skill to understand techniques when taking photos simply because I just simply tap the camera application on the phone and click the button to start taking pictures. That’s no-brainer
  • I am a tech-savvy
  • Taking photographs is a great way to capture my most amazing experiences, so whenever I look back, all the memories seem to flow back 
  • a mobile phone is much more portable than a camera
  • I prefer to keep those memories to myself rather than share them with others in the case of online dangers
  • Take scenery photos
  • Looking at the beauty of nature and capturing it is kind of mind-purifying to me 
  • I have a good sense of taking photographs
  • Capture pictures 



  • The picture indeed reflected my celebratory mood of that night, with a very happy and glowing face of me.
  • The picture was taken in front of a very nice background that had some nicely trimmed trees and perfect lighting.
  • this is one of my favourite pictures because it brings back some of the most special and beautiful memories – memories like spending my last night as a student with the rest of my friends and recording my first song ever – which I will cherish for the rest of my life
  •  I do not have clear memory regarding the event when the photograph was taken but I have seen it a thousand times and still, I look at it with delight and sadness.  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng giới từ "regarding" tiếng anh
  • The photograph is a black-and-white one and later I have enlarged it and framed it in my living room.
  • This picture conveys my grandparents' memory and depicts a happy family
  • By taking a photograph, the moment is frozen and the depiction is saved no matter what
  • When it comes to my favorite photopgraph, the first one that springs to mind is the photo of me and ….
  • I still remember vividly that that picture was taken about a couple of years ago, when I and my friend took a getaway trip to Da Nang
  • The natural landscape in this coastal city was incredibly stunning
  • snap a bunch of photos => snap a photo of sth = take photos of scenery and foods
  • the sun was about to set, which was the perfect time for stunning photographs
  • we decided to take some pictures with that sunset to capture the beautiful moment
  • This photo marked the very first time we travelled together as a group and it really did a good job at proving how our bond was  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  PHÂN BIỆT "ONE ANOTHER" & "EACH OTHER" TIẾNG ANH
  • This photo gives me a sense of nostalgia every single time I look at that photo
  • The photograph was taken around two years back at our house by a professional photographer we hired from our area.
  • The reason why I would label this photograph as my favourite is that it is on this occasion that we all had the opportunity to be together with each other 
  • on this particular occasion, when this photograph was clicked, fortunately, I was available in my hometown
  • this photo gives me a delightful feeling 
  • The happy moment of family members and their smiles in the photo reminds me how blessed and privileged I am to have such a happy and contented family life.



  • It is something that apart from a profession is also a hobby and provides entertainment and spiritual education to photographers. 
  • As I see in my country the career of a good photographer is quite bright and full of possibility
  • a beautiful landscape could make a photo really impressive by just having beautiful colours or scenery
  • the angle that the photograph is taken from is significant as well because, with the technique, a simple theme can become an attractive one.
  • lighting, focus on proper objects and use of the right camera can make an ordinary scene to become a beautiful photograph.
  • smartphones and iPhone have built-in high-resolution cameras and that has made taking pictures easier and more convenient.  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Paraphrase "convenient" tiếng anh 
  • Pictures taken from a mobile phone can be transferred and viewed on a personal computer and can be stored online.  
  • The photo editing software can not only change some basic characteristics of the photo taken but also the whole picture and can make it more appealing. 
  • With the help of technology and software, an ordinary picture can be converted into a professional one without significant efforts. 
  • Technology has offered us advanced cameras with more power and features and those cameras can take pictures in an extreme environment like in the water.
  •  I really like capturing every important moment and other significant events with my friends and family and sharing them with my online friends has become a common activity for me
  •  I take pictures all the time but I try not to miss capturing worthy moments and sceneries. 
  • stunning natural scenery 
  • capture the precious moment in my life, such as the graduation ceremony, or the sweet moment with my girlfriend
  • I barely take a selfie because it will make me embarrassed.
  • I store my photos both in my computer disk and Internet for backup
  • I learned to make use of its wonderful camera as well as some miracle apps in order to capture beautiful moments in my life 
  • Produce stunning photos 
  • Store my memories  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng động từ "store" tiếng anh
  • Document one’s life =  record the detail of one’s life
  • I snap a photo of anything that catches my eyes and if I’m in a good mood
  • I’m not good at taking photos of people, so activities or street-life is not my style.
  • I received lots of compliments
  • I develop photography Skills and keep up the good work
  • my gut knows exactly when and how I should click to produce high-quality photos.
  • Printing the photos out, making an album or sticking them on the wall for decoration is common and also interesting. But I don’t think photos are worth that much time and the effort unless what I captured is apparently important to me, otherwise, I only keep them in my iPhone.
  • because my memory is somewhat similar to goldfish memory, storing in different devices would drive me crazy
  • my iPhone has large memory storage so I think I won’t need a computer for storage.
  • putting photos nicely on the walls is an essential part of my decoration style.   >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng từ "adorned" tiếng anh
  • Some photos go with frame or plastic cover, and some are stuck directly onto the wall in heart-shaped
  • framing helps to prevent scratching and is good for long-term storage, so this is probably a good alternative beside albums
  • I have what it takes to become a good photographer
  • a good camera, a great passion, proper lighting, angel and a great object to take a good photograph.
  • Take a nice shot
  • the powerful zooming system, night-view and online photo editing features enable us to take great photos, edit them instantly and share them on our favourite social networking websites 
  • I can recall some of the memories from my childhood when we had to hire a cameraman to take out photos and wait for more than a week to get those pictures printed

2. Từ vựng topic "PHOTOGRAPHY"khác


  • To reflect (v): chiêm nghiệm
  • Precious (adj): quý giá
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: I think there are times that we need to be reminded of these precious memories, either to reflect upon our progress in life or to find motivation to keep on trying and make ourselves better.
  • Panoramic (a): with a view of a wide area – góc nhìn rộng, nhìn toàn bộ. Từ này thường được dùng để nói về những bức ảnh chụp phong cảnh với tầm nhìn rộng và có thể bao quát sự vật.
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Well, I have to admit that I’m a little bit camera-shy so I rarely take a selfie like some of my friends often do. Instead, I’m a big fan of landscape pictures, whenever I go to any beautiful places, I will be eager to find the most suitable place to get a panoramic view for my pix
  • snap a photo = take a photo
  • Perspective (n): a particular way of considering something – một cách cụ thể để xem xét một thứ gì đó. Trong nhiếp ảnh, từ này được dùng để miêu tả góc chụp.
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Well, I lean towards snapping pictures because reaching other destinations is one of the most memorable moments I have in my life, so I will try to take as many photos with different perspectives as I can to have something to look back later on.
  • civilisation (n): nên văn minh 
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Well, the obvious answer is that photographs are an important communication tool for our civilisations. In a world where language barriers are yet to be overcome, pictures are the common language that everyone can understand.
  • language barrier : rào cản ngôn ngữ
  • to grasp (v): nghĩa đen: nắm lấy, nghĩa bóng: hiểu vấn đề
  • to acquire (v): có được  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Paraphrase từ "get" tiếng anh
  • photojournalist (n): phóng viên ảnh
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:  I think this is the same idea that photographers and photojournalists try to follow. They try to tell stories to as many people as possible not by words but by photography.
  • photobomb (v): to appear behind or in front of someone when their photograph is being taken, usually doing something silly as a joke
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Son Tung and Snoop Dog were photobombed by anh Đen Vâu, probably because he didn’t wanna feel left out.
  • take a selfie: chụp ảnh tự sướng 
  • High-resolution (a): used to describe something such as a screen or photograph that shows an image extremely clearly – diễn tả màn hình hoặc ảnh có thể đưa ra hình ảnh cực kì rõ nét. Từ này thường được sử dụng khi nói về những bức ảnh có độ phân giải cao với sự phát triển của công nghệ.
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: I’m quite keen on shooting pictures, especially ones taken by my uncle. As a professional photographer, he knows how to produce glamorous high-resolution pictures so well and I always ask him to take some shots for me whenever I want something new for my profile picture on Instagram
  • Develop (v): to make photographs from a film – rửa ảnh. Từ thường được sử dụng cho các dòng máy ảnh phim, khi người chụp phải mang ảnh đi rửa để có được sản phẩm hoàn chỉnh.
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: “Unlike my uncle who is keen on film camera and has to wait for days to get his pictures developed, I’m into snapping selfies on my phone and post them on my online social accounts to let my friends know more about me”. 
  • photogenic (a): ăn ảnh (ăn ảnh là cả 1 nghệ thuật, người chụp chọn góc sao để ăn ảnh là 1 nghệ sĩ)
  • camera-shy (a): sợ bị chụp hình
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:  I’m camera shy and not very photogenic, so I don’t normally let others take photos of me.
  • candid (a): a candid photograph is one that is taken without the person in it knowing that they are being photographed (từ này miêu tả lúc bạn bị chụp mà không hay biết gì nên nhìn ảnh rất tự nhiên)
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: He mingled among the guests and took the candid shots which were much more fun than the formal group photographs
  • pose (v): tạo dáng (khi chụp)
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: We all posed for our photographs next to the Statue of Liberty.
  • narcissist (n): a person who admires himself or herself too much, especially their appearance | người yêu bản thân mình quá đáng 
  • physical object: vật thể thực (có thể cầm nắm)  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  VỊ TRÍ & CHỨC NĂNG TRẠNG TỪ (adverb) TIẾNG ANH
  • sentimental (adj): có tính cảm xúc
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Many people think that physical objects like printed photos have more sentimental value because we can touch them, keep them and hand them to others to share.
  • useless (adj): vô dụng  >> IELTS  TUTOR  hướng  dẫn  Cách dùng từ "useful / useless" tiếng anh
  • To be touched/moved (expression): cảm động, xúc động
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: On the other hand, I think that the stories behind each photograph are more important. If a printed photo doesn’t have a story that I could relate to, it is to me a useless piece of paper. On the other hand, when I look at digital versions of famous historical photos, I’m still touched and moved like I’m there in person.
  • Symmetry (n): the quality of having parts that match each other, especially in a way that is attractive, or similarity of shape or contents – có bố cục và các bộ phận hòa hợp với nhau một cách thu hút hoặc đồng đều. Từ thường được dùng để diễn tả cách sắp xếp các vật và đối tượng trong ảnh hoặc phong cảnh một cách hài hòa và phù hợp. 

    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: … it was a picture of 5-year-old me in a pink dress, sitting around some stuffed animals my mom had placed to create a sense of symmetry for the photo.
  • narcissistic (a)
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: Some people post photos of their progress toward health and fitness goals on social media, but I feel that they're really just a bunch of narcissists trying to show off to the world how pretty or flawless their bodies are. It's so off-putting!!!
  • camera whore (n): someone who takes thousands of pictures of themselves to put on Facebook or Instagram. Usually, the pictures are taken from weird angles or are pictures of a mirror which is completely pointless because the camera gets in the way of your face. They usually never even look at the camera and do that same blow-fish pose with a peace sign in every picture.
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: There are 100,384 pictures of that camera whore on her camera.
  • Pix (n): pictures, especially photographs – tranh ảnh ở dạng số nhiều, đặc biệt là những bức ảnh chụp. Tuy nhiên từ này có nghĩa không trang trọng (informal) nên thường chỉ có thể áp dụng trong văn nói hơn là văn viết. Ngoài ra, do dạng của từ luôn là số nhiều nên sẽ không thêm ‘es’ khi sử dụng trong câu
    • IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ: …Apart from the biggest photo on the wall of my bedroom, my mom still has an album to display pix of me as a kid…

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