Definitions

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  • adj. Describing the distance on which a camera must be focused in order to achieve the maximum depth of field

Etymologies

hyper- +‎ focal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Wide-angle lenses have an excellent "depth of field," meaning more of the shot appears in focus and about one third of the way into the shot is known as the hyperfocal distance.

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  • Is there any way to set the focus on your camera to the “hyperfocal” distance, and make both foreground and background in focus?

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  • “Is there any way to set the focus on your camera to the ‘hyperfocal’ distance, and make both foreground and background in focus?”

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  • And with no distance scale, shooting hyperfocal is harder than it ought to be.

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  • The program is designed for macrophotography, microphotography and hyperfocal landscape photography to cope with the shallow depth-of-field problem.

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  • And, may be related, is there a hyperfocal distance for macro lenses when used for macro work?

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  • Downtown Yorkville yesterday afternoon, trying to persuade myself that hyperfocal at f/1.4 is workable.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • Hyperfocal distance is that special focus condition in which clear focus is obtained from ½ the hyperfocal focus point to infinity.

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  • In addition to near and far focus, total depth of field and hyperfocal distance, the width and height of the image are also calculated.

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  • Then I started reading about hyperfocal distance! what is this? very confused now.

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