My first focus stacked image

posted on 6th of march, 2012
Sometimes, especially in macro world, we want to take a picture of something so that the background is soft or blurry but the main subject is completely in focus. Then we use wide apertures to get that effect. But with wide aperture, the depth of field becomes very shallow and not all the main subject may remain in focus. I've read many articles from the internet and found a solution - Focus Stacking.

Focus stacking means that we take multiple shots of the subject so that the focus point on each pictures is at different locations (by moving lens and camera forward and backwards or playing with focus ring on lens). And because all pictures must be as identical as possible to get perfect result, it is highly recommended to use tripod (when playing with focus ring on lens) and a...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (15)

Posted by TMarchev on March 07, 2012
Posted by Giannit on March 07, 2012
great tecnique!
Posted by Baldas1950 on March 07, 2012
Very interesting tecnique! Thanks for sharing.

Comments (15)

This article has been read 944 times. 2 readers have found this article useful.
About Me
Tallinn, EE
June (1)
March (1)
February (1)
January (1)
    Search the blogs!
Latest articles (RSS 2.0 )
  Macro world in your own garden
  My first focus stacked image
  Taking pictures in harsh cold
  When the temperature drops...
  Merry Christmas everyone!!
  Flashlight did the job
  First hand-drawn illustrations
  Beautiful to watch, too poisonous to eat
  Heavy rain makes wonderful things
  Cokin Z-pro holder, wide angle lens and dark corners

Create your own blog in seconds...
My favourite articles
More favorite articles

Related image searches

focus stacking dof closeup tips

Dof related stock images