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Hyperfocal Distance in Street Photography. A street scene in Kyoto, Japan. Photo by Marek Piwnicki

Hyperfocal Distance in Street Photography: Tiny Tips 15

The Hyperfocal Distance of a lens is the focus point that is very useful to know. The Hyperfocal distance is especially useful in street photography with manual lenses. When you’re out on the streets, taking photographs, you’ll sometimes want to capture an image without putting your eye to the viewfinder.

Setting your lens to its Hyperfocal Distance will allow you to capture fleeting moments in sharp focus, that you would otherwise have missed. This is one of the reasons why I’ve found that using the Hyperfocal Distance in street photography is an important technique, and why I want to explain it in more detail.

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