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Hard stop

January 13th, 2011

I have to rant a little -  what had Nikon been thinking as they removed the hard infinity stop from their AF-S lenses. This renders the lenses for landscape work unusable.The old hyperfocal distance - good joke - how to find it with the tiny distance scales (if there is any at all)?In the field it is almost impossible to rely on AF when doing landscape -  there are some workarounds, but not all are practical/reliable. With a hard infinity stop  you know after a while how many millimeters you have to turn back to get what you want. Without such a reference point - forget it

Some workarounds

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