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Telephoto lens  n.  A special compound camera lens with a long effective focal length but used in a camera with a short focal length, allowing large images to be obtained of distant objects when used in a camera in place of an ordinary lens; called also telephotographic lens.

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"Telephoto lens" Quotes from Famous Books

... seen a UFO but he knew a lot of pilots on United who had. One man, he told me, had seen one several years ago. He'd reported it but he had been sloughed off like the rest. But he was so convinced that he'd seen something unusual that he'd gone out and bought a Leica camera with a 105-mm. telephoto lens, learned how to use it, and now he carried it religiously ...
— The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects • Edward Ruppelt

Words linked to "Telephoto lens" :   zoom lens, optical lens, camera lens

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