Main definitions of telephotography in English

: telephotography1telephotography2

telephotography1

noun

historical, rare
  • The transmission and reproduction of images over a distance by converting light into electrical signals; specifically transmission of images by telegraph; facsimile telegraphy.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Arts. From tele- + photo- + -graphy.

Pronunciation

telephotography

/ˌtɛlɪfəˈtɒɡrəfi/

Main definitions of telephotography in English

: telephotography1telephotography2

telephotography2

noun

rare
  • The art or practice of taking photographs using a telephoto lens, especially of objects distant from the camera.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From tele- + photography.

Pronunciation

telephotography

/ˌtɛlɪfəˈtɒɡrəfi/