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What's the difference between сфотографи́ровать and снять?

In the context of photography, both mean "take a photo" and are pretty much interchangeable, although I feel that photographers themselves tend to use "снять" as their preferred ...
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What's the difference between сфотографи́ровать and снять?

«Снять» is a colloquial expression, which literally means "take off", that is, "take [a photo] off", while «сфотографировать» is more formal.
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Identifying Sources of Examples in Dahl's Russian Dictionary

Does anyone have any idea of where these come from? The second excerpt is from Pyotr Vyazemsky, Старая записная книжка, entry №146 (or, probably, both from a common source, as it seems to have been a ...
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