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Handy Hyperfocal Distance Charts
For 4x5 and 8x10 view cameras


4x5, feet
4x5, meters
8x10, feet
8x10, meters

 
Hyperfocal distances for 4x5 cameras
(in feet)
 
Aperture
Lens
f11
f16
f22
f32
f45
f64
58
8.0
5.5
4.0
2.8
2.0
1.4
65
10
6.9
5.0
3.5
2.5
1.7
75
13
9.2
6.7
4.6
3.3
2.3
90
19
13
9.7
6.6
4.7
3.3
100
24
16
12
8.2
5.8
4.1
105
26
18
13
9.0
6.4
4.5
120
34
24
17
12
8.4
5.9
127
38
26
19
13
9.4
6.6
135
43
30
22
15
11
7.5
150
54
37
27
18
13
9.2
165
65
45
32
22
16
11
180
77
53
39
27
19
13
210
105
72
53
36
26
18
240
137
94
69
47
34
24
300
215
148
107
74
52
37
360
309
213
155
106
76
53
450
483
332
242
166
118
83
600
859
590
429
295
210
148
720
1236
852
620
424
304
212
How to use:
Pick a lens and aperture you want to use. Focus at distance given in chart to get all behind the object and half the focal distance in front to appear in focus.
For example, a 90 mm lens set at f16 when focused at 13 feet will have everything from 6.5 feet (half the focus distance) to infinity appear in focus.
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Hyperfocal distances for 4x5 cameras
(in meters)
 
Aperture
Lens
f11
f16
f22
f32
f45
f64
58
2.4
1.7
1.2
0.8
0.6
0.4
65
3.1
2.1
1.5
1.1
0.8
0.5
75
4.1
2.8
2.0
1.4
1.0
0.7
90
5.9
4.1
2.9
2.0
1.4
1.0
100
7.3
5.0
3.6
2.5
1.8
1.3
105
8.0
5.5
4.0
2.8
2.0
1.4
120
10
7.2
5.2
3.6
2.6
1.8
127
12
8.1
5.9
4.0
2.9
2.0
135
13
9.1
6.6
4.6
3.2
2.3
150
16
11
8.2
5.6
4.0
2.8
165
20
14
10
6.8
4.8
3.4
180
24
16
12
8.1
5.8
4.1
210
32
22
16
11
7.8
5.5
240
42
29
21
14
10
7.2
300
65
45
33
23
16
11
360
94
65
47
32
23
16
450
147
101
74
51
36
25
600
262
180
131
90
64
45
720
376
260
188
130
94
65
How to use:
Pick a lens and aperture you want to use. Focus at distance given in chart to get all behind the object and half the focal distance in front to appear in focus.
For example, a 180 mm lens set at f22 when focused at 12 meters will have everything from 6 meters (half the focus distance) to infinity appear in focus.
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Hyperfocal distances for 8x10 cameras
(in feet)
 
Aperture
Lens
f11
f16
f22
f32
f45
f64
f90
120
17
12
8.6
5.9
4.2
3.0
2.1
135
22
15
11
7.5
5.3
3.7
2.6
150
27
18
13
9.2
6.6
4.6
3.3
165
32
22
16
11
7.9
5.6
4.0
180
39
27
19
13
9.4
6.6
4.7
210
53
36
26
18
13
9.0
6.5
240
69
47
34
24
17
12
8.5
270
87
60
43
30
21
15
10.5
300
107
74
54
37
26
18
13
330
130
89
65
45
32
22
16
360
155
106
77
53
38
27
19
420
210
145
105
72
51
36
26
450
242
166
121
83
59
42
30
480
275
189
137
94
67
47
34
600
429
295
215
148
107
74
54
How to use:
Pick a lens and aperture you want to use. Focus at distance given in chart to get all behind the object and half the focal distance in front to appear in focus.
For example, a 300 mm lens set at f22 when focused at 54 feet will have everything from 17 feet (half the focus distance) to infinity appear in focus.
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Hyperfocal distances for 8x10 cameras
(in meters)
 
Aperture
Lens
f11
f16
f22
f32
f45
f64
f90
120
17
12
8.6
5.9
4.2
3.0
2.1
135
7
5
3.3
2.3
1.6
1.1
0.8
150
8
6
4.1
2.8
2.0
1.4
1.0
165
10
7
5
3.4
2.4
1.7
1.2
180
12
8
6
4.1
2.9
2.0
1.5
210
16
11
8
6
3.9
2.8
2.0
240
21
14
10
7
5
3.6
2.5
270
27
18
13
9
6
5
3
300
33
23
16
11
8
6
4
330
40
27
20
14
10
7
5
360
47
32
24
16
12
8
6
420
64
44
32
22
16
11
8
450
74
51
37
25
18
13
9
480
84
58
42
29
20
14
10
600
131
90
65
45
32
23
16
How to use:
Pick a lens and aperture you want to use. Focus at distance given in chart to get all behind the object and half the focal distance in front to appear in focus.
For example, a 300 mm lens set at f22 when focused at 16 meters will have everything from 8 meters (half the focus distance) to infinity appear in focus.
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