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Find Focus Limit, Depth, and Hyperfocal Distance on Android

DOF LogoSo, how many times you have wasted time in taking the test shots in making out the Depth of Field (DOF), if you are a hard core photographer then you will surely know what am i talking about. So, let’s make things easier for you to calculate the same. All you need to do is to first download the application called DOF Calculator from the Android’s Market Place and need to install the same. Though these parameters won’t be understood by the normal camera users but when you are capturing the portraits, product shots and other photos then you will have to be careful about the outcome of the desired parameters adjustment which will be made by the right depth of field which can make or break the photograph.

Basically, this application calculates Hyper focal Distance, Near Focus Limit, Far Focus limit, and Depth of Field (DOF). The best part of this app is that this one also allows reverse calculations in a neat overall graphical user interface (GUI). In the advance mode of this app also lets you to manually enter Focal Length, Aperture and Distance which is ideal if you are using the uncommon focal lengths and the same can be accessed through the simple menu whereas in the reverse mode it takes near as well as the far focus distance values and calculated the combination focal lengths and apertures which can be achieved by entering the values of focal lengths and also the apertures so that the values which are entered are achieved with.

DOF CalculatorChoose Camera

If you talk of support then this app supports most of the SLRs, DSLRs and also the cameras from Canon, Nikon, Fuji Film, Kodak, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung, Sigma, Sony, Four Third System, 35mm Film, Medium Formats, and Large Formats. This app also has a flexibility of choosing the selectable measurements which includes the Meters, centimeters, inches, feet and also calculates the aperture from the range of F/1.0 to F/128, focal length from 4mm to 1200mm, and subject distance from 1cm to 5km.
All you need to do is to just plug in your camera model, focal length, aperture setting, subject distance, and the measuring system, and the DOF Calculator gives you the near and far focus limit, depth of field, and the Hyper focal distance.

To download this application you can either scan the QR Code from the below shown QR Code or alternatively you can even download this application from the Android Market Place for FREE.
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