tele·​pho·​tog·​ra·​phy ˌte-lə-fə-ˈtä-grə-fē How to pronounce telephotography (audio)
: the photography of distant objects (as by a camera provided with a telephoto lens)

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First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of telephotography was in 1892

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“Telephotography.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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