Focusing to infinity.... With no symbol
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    Focusing to infinity.... With no symbol

    by vlt87kal » Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:10 am

    hey guys next noob question is...
    im using my kit lenses a 18-55 and 55-200mm and neither of these lenses have an infinity on the lens so how else do i focus to infinity??? i read turnign ur focus ring all the way to the right then back a couple of mm???
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    by JazzXP » Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:47 am

    Try it on full maximum. Some lenses are infinity at max, others as you say require to go back a couple of mm. Most of the time it won't really matter though. If you read up on hyperfocal distance, that's probably a more important as it means you have more in focus.
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    by vlt87kal » Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:08 pm

    hyperfocal ay...... (googles it)
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    by Dug » Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:49 pm

    I still have nightmares about calculating hyperfocal distances and front nodal points. :shock:
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    by Mark675 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:03 pm

    I use this online calculator a bit for depth of field when using my 10-20 as its quite hard to get perfectly focused at small apertures. Well for me anyway.

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