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Old 23rd April 2011
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Re: Hyperfocal Distance

Originally Posted by Ian View Post
Hyperfocal distance basically means focusing on the nearest point where the dof beyond the subject just makes infinity. My articles on Four Thirds and apertures:

..shows that compared to full frame, you will get equivalent full frame DOF by halving the full frame focal length and halving the f-number.

So you should be able to use that to ready reckon from a full frame chart.

Hope that helps,

Not sure if it does.
If the chart for FF says 24mm lens @ f8 gives a hyperfocal distance of 2.4m would a 4/3 lens at 12mm need f16 give the same hyperfocal distance?
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