Definition of hyperfocal distance in English:

hyperfocal distance

noun

  • The distance between a camera lens and the closest object that is in focus when the lens is focused at infinity.

    • ‘If the hyperfocal distance is more than 30 feet, you probably won't find a setting on your lens.’
    • ‘These situations call for quick judgment, and the hyperfocal distance is not always the best option.’
    • ‘The resulting depth of field starts from halfway of the hyperfocal distance and extends to infinity.’
    • ‘A more common use of the hyperfocal distance is maximizing the depth of field for a given aperture.’
    • ‘The first table contains computed hyperfocal distances for certain focal lengths and apertures.’

Pronunciation:

hyperfocal distance

/ˌhīpərˌfōkəl ˈdistəns/