Landscape shooters listen up: you NEED to use this technique!

Before: Focus fall-off - Using the hyperfocal method, a good level of sharpness is achieved, but the foreground rock stack is softer than expected, when compared to the background. (Image credit: Peter Fenech)

If you shoot landscape images then pay close attention – this is a technique that you absolutely have to try, as it could transform the way you take your photographs! 

For decades the core technique for precision focusing was the hyperfocal method, especially in landscape images. This technique makes use of pre-calculated focus distances to quickly set a lens, for an acceptable level of sharpness throughout the final image. 

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