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telephotography

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The process or technique of photographing distant objects, using a telephoto lens on a camera.
  • n. The technique or process of transmitting charts, pictures, and photographs over a distance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Photography of distant subjects using a telephoto lens
  • n. The transmission of images over a distance, especially by facsimile

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The photography of distant objects in more enlarged form than is possible by the ordinary means, usually by a camera provided with a telephoto lens or mounted in place of the eyepiece of a telescope, so that the real or a magnified image falls on the sensitive plate.
  • n. Art or process of electrically transmitting and reproducing photographic or other pictures at a distance, especially by methods similar to those used in electric telegraphy.
  • n. Less properly, phototelegraphy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of photographing distant objects by means of telescopic lenses and a camera specially designed for the purpose. See telephote, 2, and telephotographic lens.
  • n. The art (not yet attained) of producing a photograph of an object distant and invisible from the camera, by means of electrical connections with a suitable apparatus situated near the object.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. photography using a telephoto lens
  • n. transmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures over a distance

Etymologies

tele- +‎ photography (Wiktionary)

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