Here is a link to a photo tutorial and free software download, to use the technique of focus stacking.
Take a look at this short clip on focus stacking in action, in this video tutorial using Helicon Focus software, or free Combine ZM software.
Focus stacking is a digital image processing technique which combines multiple images taken at different focus distances to give a resulting image with a greater depth of field (DOF) than any of the individual source images. Getting sufficient depth of field can be particularly challenging in macro photography. The images at right illustrate...
Pixia is a great drawing and image editing software but totally free! It supports unlimited layers, 10,240*10,240 pixels layout, effect plug-ins (also accepts Photoshop's plug-ins), undo 100 times. Also can working with your TWAIN devices (eg. Scanner or Digital Camera and Digitizer.
Great for graphics tablet users! This website, http://park18.wakwak.com/~pixia/ offers the latest upgraded versions,
all downloads are always free, and available in multiple languages, resources and support for Pixia users is also available.
I've been using Pixia for several years and I love it. It was the first program I used to learn...
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