Do Modern Lenses have Hyperfocal Distances?

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Back in the day, and still today on high-end lenses, lenses came with what were called distance scales to guide photographers in what parts of a photo would be in focus at a given aperture. The smallest aperture (for 35mm photography, typically f/16 for a long time, then f/22) created a lens' hyperfocal distance -- the aperture at which the greatest depth of field could be achieved. Modern lenses do have a hyperfocal distance, but it can be hard to figure out without focusing scales. The technique described in this video for finding hyperfocal distance can also be used to check depth of field at any aperture.

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