Focus stacking for macro

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Focus stacking for macro

Postby chrisk on Sat May 03, 2008 10:29 am

lotsa macro shooters here so i thought i'd ask the question, has anyone tried this technique ? if so did you have any success ? I'm a huge fan of Lord V on flickr and recently tried his focus stacking technique with terrible results. my PP skills are just not a match for this technique unfortunately. lol

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EM1 l 7.5 l 12-40 l 14 l 17 l 25 l 45 l 60 l 75 l AW1 l V3
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Re: Focus stacking for macro

Postby sirhc55 on Sat May 03, 2008 10:31 am

Yes and yes - tedious but it works
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Re: Focus stacking for macro

Postby Yi-P on Sat May 03, 2008 1:47 pm

Yes, it works... and much more work involved than getting a macro lens, but it is fun and you can get much closer in magnification than macro lens.

And reversing a lens, also works and its tedious but fun. :lol:
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