Definition of telephotography in US English:

telephotography

noun

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

noun

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

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Arts. From tele- + photo- + -graphy<br>late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From tele- + photography.

Pronunciation

telephotography

/ˌtɛlɪfəˈtɒɡrəfi/