Create a Focus-Stacked Image Using Melicon Remote


show more Creating a focus stacked image using Helicon Remote provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Macro and Close-Up show less
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Creating a focus stacked image using Helicon Remote

In the last movie, you saw how I was able to shoot multiple images, each focused in a different place, and then combine them in Photoshop using some layer masking. That works great for a simple subject. But if you really want deep depth of field all the way through a subject, with a lot of depth to it, then you are going to need to resort to a more sophisticated process. And, that's what I am going to do here. I've got a flower here that is much deeper than what I shot before. It's got all the stamens on it. There's a lot of detail in it that I like. Let me give you a quick shot, just showing you how . . . what I can get with my 100 millimeter macro and a single shot.

So, I framed up something here. What you just saw me do is switch the lens to Manual, because I want to make sure that I focus on a particular location. I am going to put it at f/11. Much further than that, I might get some softening from diffraction. I just want to see how deep the depth of field can go. And, her...

Creating a focus stacked image using Helicon Remote
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Creating a focus stacked image using Helicon Remote provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Macro and Close-Up

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