A lens with a long focal length, especially as a camera attachment for taking photographs from a great distance.
- Lenses shorter than 50 mm are considered wide-angle lenses; those longer than normal are considered telephoto or long lenses.
- Passengers scramble from cabins with an arsenal of cameras, long lenses, monopods and binoculars.
- Hanging from her neck was a small digital camera with a long lens.
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