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Infinity focus is when a lens forms an image with sharp details of an object at infinite distance away.

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Why do some lenses focus past infinity?

On the kit 18-55 lens that came with my Nikon D5100 I have noticed that when trying to focus on infinity for shots in dark conditions (star-trails, etc) the lense tends to move past infinity out of ...
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What is “infinity focus”?

I have been reading a bit about astrophotography and the term infinity focus keeps coming up. What is infinity focus and how do you set the camera to infinity focus?
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How can I find infinity focus on a kit lens with no markers?

I have a kit lens which has no markers. What would be a recommended way to find infinity focus on this lens? I plan to shoot objects at night -- not necessarily stars or the moon. So, adjusting the ...