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    Default how to set focus to infinity?

    Hi,

    How do I set my lenses to focus on infinity?

    Like to take pics of stars and fireworks.

    Using D80 with Kit lens.

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: how to set focus to infinity?

    Use manual focus, and set the focus ring all the way to this at the end ==>> oo

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    Default Re: how to set focus to infinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by arpinkor View Post
    Use manual focus, and set the focus ring all the way to this at the end ==>> oo
    hmmmm never noticed the oo sign before. need to check then.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: how to set focus to infinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by monkster View Post
    Hi,

    How do I set my lenses to focus on infinity?

    Like to take pics of stars and fireworks.

    Using D80 with Kit lens.

    Thanks!
    Use hyperfocal principle:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperfocal_distance
    http://www.dofmaster.com/hyperfocal.html

    Regards,
    Arto.

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