The Photographic Dictionary is a project dedicated to defining English words “through the literal, figurative, and personal meanings found in each photograph.” Each word and definition in the dictionary is accompanied by a photographer-submitted image that illustrates it in some way.
The project is the brainchild of Iowa-based photographer Lindley Warren, who curates the submissions to maintain a threshold of quality.
On the front page of the website is an index of letters:
Each letter’s page contains an index of words that begin with that letter:
The individual definition pages feature the photo interpretation, the name of the artist, and the dictionary definition: