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I do the same with my camera because it's a pain to focus manually (Olympus XA). I suggest that rather than just taking someone's word for it, that you play around with a DOF/hyperfocal calculator and see what is ideal based on your camera/lens combination or combinations. I use this one: DOF Master
It is true that for a camera with a 23mm lens and crop factor 1.52 (inferring from your 35mm) that at f/8 the hyperfocal distance is a little over 10 feet (closer to 11 actually). "Is it correct" is not the question you should be asking though. What do you want from your photos? Do you actually want to get the whole scene in focus from 5 feet beyond? Will ...
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