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My nikon D3100 with 18-55 lense set to manual mode. How do i set the focus to 10.5 meters as required for a landscape photo using Hyperfocus calculation.
The camera has a range setting for focus but does not show a distance scale.


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I have a D3200, and as far as I know you can't do this because, as you mentioned, the lens does not have a distance scale. It's not always possible, but you could measure from the sensor plane mark on the camera body to the desired distance using a measuring tape and focus on an object at that distance.

  • Thanks for your help.Stop aperture down and focus on required area of scene i guess plus trial and error. – chris Mar 14 '15 at 13:35

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