Hyperfocal distance involves careful focusing adjustments to ensure that objects close to the camera and objects in the distance all have the same sharp focus.
On a DSLR there is a choice of settings that allow you to have different levels of control over the camera. First you need to consider what you want to do, or to be precise, what kind of result do you want to achieve?
This site is all about creating great images from a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex camera). So what should you look for if you are buying one?