写真を撮っています。 How to say what I am taking a picture of?


#1

In the above sentence, how would I say “taking a picture of a mountain” or “taking a picture of a flower”?


#2

Off the top of my head, I’d say 山の写真を撮る or 花の写真を撮る

EDIT: The following construction also appears possible, based on example sentences I see.

山を写真に撮る


#3

私は[thing you’re taking a picture of]の写真を撮っています。


#4

For ‘taking a picture’ you can use the teiru short form とっている if using casual language or in certain contexts where short form is used such as ‘I think he is taking a picture’, ‘she said she was taking a picture’, ‘the person (who is) taking a picture’.


#5

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