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Re: Hyperfocal Distance

Originally Posted by Ian View Post
By f/8 you are starting to lose resolution through diffraction softening. f/8 is like f/16 on full frame - do you need more depth of field than that? At a moderate wide angle of 18mm, at f/8, the hyperfocal distance is down to 9 feet. At 12mm it's down to 4 feet.

Checking with exposureplot I find I am a f8 maniac. The vast majority of my snaps are done at f8 +- 1 stop.

Creature of habit?

Look, I'm an old man. I shouldn't be expected to put up with this.

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