DOF calculation

Started Nov 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
WilbaW
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Re: DOF calculation
In reply to brucet, Nov 11, 2012

brucet wrote:

I'm looking for a DOF app that's accurate.

Why?

Even if you can calculate the hyperfocal distance to four significant digits "accurately", the value depends on a bunch of unreliable assumptions, you can't focus precisely at 18.46m without the careful use of high-precision measurement technology, and even if you do all that correctly, you won't get everything from 9.23m to infinity "in focus" because it simply doesn't work like that. You're right, I'm a grumpy old skeptic. 

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