Definition of Telephoto

1. Noun. A photograph made with a telephoto lens.

Exact synonyms: Telephotograph
Generic synonyms: Exposure, Photo, Photograph, Pic, Picture



Definition of Telephoto

1. a. Telephotographic; specif., designating a lens consisting of a combination of lenses specially designed to give a large image of a distant object in a camera of relatively short focal length.

Definition of Telephoto

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a lens system used to produce an enlarged image of a distant object. ¹

2. Noun. A photograph taken through a telephoto lens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Telephoto

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Telephoto Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephoto

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telephone wire
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telephones
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telephonically
telephonies
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telephonist
telephonists
telephony
telephoto (current term)
telephoto lens
telephotograph
telephotographer
telephotographers
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teleplasm
teleplasms
teleplay
teleplays
telepolariscope

Literary usage of Telephoto

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science and Practice of Photography: An Elementary Textbook on the by John Ransom Roebuck (1918)
"telephoto Lens. — There is yet one lens which requires some mention. It is the telephoto combination. The purpose is to enlarge the size of the picture ..."

2. Thick-lens Optics: An Elementary Treatise for the Student and the Amateur by Arthur Latham Baker (1912)
"By reference to the diagram it will be seen, however, that in the case of the telephoto lens, the back focal distance is very much less than the focal ..."

3. The Lens: A Practical Guide to the Choice, Use, and Testing of Photographic by Thomas Bolas, George Edward Brown (1902)
"[1] What the telephoto does.—In Chapter XII. it is shown that focal length ... The telephoto lens supplies the way out of the difficulty of very great ..."

4. The Film Industry by Davidson Boughey (1921)
"In the realm of natural history effective use is being made of cine-cameras fitted with telephoto lenses, by means of which wonderful films of birds and ..."

5. The Photographic Times (1908)
"But all telephoto work is not of this sort. Sometimes the opposite is the case. We use an ordinary lens to get a general view of a building, and then, ..."

6. A First Book of the Lens: An Elementary Treatise on the Action and Use of by C Welborne Piper (1901)
"telephoto LENS.—This consists essentially of a positive front, and negative back lens, with adjustable separation, differing from the ..."

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