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Old Aug 16, 2005, 7:33 AM   #1
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Hi,

firstly i am aware that this is not the best lens, i can not afford a better lens at present, so i am trying to make the best of the situation...

the only problem i have not overcome as yet is the Hyperfocal Distance with this lens? all the other cameras i have used in the past have a Hyperfocal Distance smybol to help, but this lens does not have one?

so how can i achieve Hyperfocal Distance with this lens?

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FYI - http://www.outsight.com/hyperfocal.html
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Old Aug 16, 2005, 8:42 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply,

however I am aware of what Hyperfocal Distance is and how to work
it out, but I am more looking for how to physically do it with that lens as
there are no guides on the lens itself?


Or should I just focus at a mid point and get the best f-stop
possible?

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WHAT LENS !!!!
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Old Aug 17, 2005, 2:12 AM   #5
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opps!!!EF 18 - 55*
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You have two options with the 18-55:

1.You can use the depth program and let the camera work it out, OR

2. You can use the depth of field preview button to preview the depth of focus on the viewing screen itself, which will be difficult at the wide setting. However, at 18mm you have a pretty wide depth of field- just stopping down to f8-11 or smaller and focusing at a medium distance should work fine for landscapes.
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