from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Resembling or characteristic of a snapshot; capturing a fleeting moment in time.
This isn't so much true in genre fiction, I don't think though these ubershorts, these flash things, are more snapshotlike, understandably.
So in 1976, when William Eggleston had a solo show of full-color snapshotlike photographs at the august Museum of Modern Art, critics squawked.
Unimportant Day," "Three Friends" and "The Shepherd" - feature snapshotlike views of exactly what the title of the first canvas suggests: banality, the mundane and the quotidian.