My first post here. I have ordered an Alpa 12 TC outfit and have an option to purchase an old shim-less adaptor for my CFV-39 back. The price difference for the adapter is about $750, so I am wondering if i really need the shims or not.
I understand it could be useful depending on my lens, but the question is, if I rarely focus infinity - meaning I mostly use hyperfocal distance focusing for landscape work, and somewhat close to mid range for handheld street photography - do I really need the shims to adjust for infinity? My understanding is that even if the back is too close to the lens, far objects will still come out sharp as long as closed down and focused at a hyperfocal distance. Is this correct?