Any of various devices used for transmitting and reproducing images over a distance by converting light into electrical signals; especially one which transmits images by telegraph; compare "telelectrograph".
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Apparently from tele- + photo- + -graph.
A photograph taken using a telephoto lens, especially one of an object that is distant from the camera.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Times (New Brunswick, New Jersey). From tele- + photograph, after telephotographic, telephotography.
To photograph using a telephoto lens.