Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/08/31

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Subject: [Leica] Re: HYPOfocal distance
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 08:40:07 -0700
References: <> <004d01c24d60$b876d570$0a3aa8c0@almond>

At 05:02 PM 11/27/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >
> > [1] i'm totally aware that "hypofocal distance" is probably something i
> > just made up.  if so, i get the neologism of the day award.  and for
> > once, a new word and/or phrase i created isn't dirty.  momma's gonna be
> > so proud.

Ha! When the very first lens was invented by a cave man, hyperfocal 
distance was recognized. It's described on the cave walls. And has never 
changed, since it is an optical law, not invented, but part of the universe.


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