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Thread: Focusing distance

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    Default Focusing distance


    I got a question to ask. How far can a cam focus before it sets itself to focus at infinity? i rem when I was using the manual focus in c2100uz, the scale ends at 5m then it go straight to infinity. If that is the case, focusing a bird in the sky is like setting it to infinity isit? Sorry if this sounds silly.

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    Singapore, Singapore, Singapor


    Basically yes. The rest will be covered by the inherently high DoF of consumer digicams. Especially at the wide angle end. I frequently use such distance focussing on my Coolpix 950 when I want to avoid AF lag.


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    So am I correct to say that if I want to shot a bird flying in the sky, I can use manual focus and set to infinity instead of trying to focus it using AF? How different is it compared to slr/dslr?


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