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To focus the lens of a camera such that it appears that a photographer is closer to or farther away from a picture he/she takes. If the photographer focuses so that the subject appears closer, he/she is said to zoom in; if the photographer focuses so that the subject appears farther away, he/she is said to zoom out. Zooming became possible with the invention of the Zoomar lens in 1959.
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Also, a camera requires the finite amount of time to zoom in
a specified location.
Even simple compact cameras have the option to zoom in
or out of a scene.
on the newest member of ParkerVision's CameraMan series, the CameraMan 3e 3-CCD Robotic Camera System, scheduled to ship this month.
Shoppers can zoom in
and out with a click, and pan to the desired spot on a given photo simply by dragging the mouse.