Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens is a type of lens which has a long focal length. this focal length is longer than standard or wide-angle lenses. Focal length is measured in millimeters (mm).Usually telephoto lens start at 70mm and can go beyond 300mm.This long focal length helps to magnify the distant object. These type of lese is used to capture subjects are far away, such as wildlife, sports events, distant landscape etc.

Primary function of telephoto lens is magnify distant object.

Due to magnification of distant object any small movement or shake of the camera can be more noticeable when using a telephoto lens. So to counteract the issue many modern telephoto lens equipped with image-stabilization technology.

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