hyperfocal distance


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hyperfocal distance

(ˌhaɪpəˈfəʊkəl)
n
(Photography) the distance from a camera lens to the point beyond which all objects appear sharp and clearly defined

hy′per•fo′cal dis′tance

(ˈhaɪ pərˈfoʊ kəl, ˌhaɪ-)

n.
the distance, at a given f number, between a camera lens and the nearest point (hy′perfo′cal point′) having satisfactory definition when focused at infinity.

hyperfocal distance

The distance from the lens to the nearest object in focus when the lens is focused at infinity.
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Noun1.hyperfocal distance - the distance in front of a lens that is focused at infinity beyond which all objects are well defined and clear
distance - the property created by the space between two objects or points
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