telephotography

noun
tele·​pho·​tog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌte-lə-fə-ˈtä-grə-fē How to pronounce telephotography (audio) \

Definition of telephotography

: the photography of distant objects (as by a camera provided with a telephoto lens)

First Known Use of telephotography

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telephotography

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The first known use of telephotography was in 1892

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“Telephotography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telephotography. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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