Photo stacking

Common Focus Stacking Problems

Your first stacks will be your worst. They may very well exhibit one of these very common stacking problems, which we have all had at some point. There is nothing to be alarmed about if you get these and it is always best to concentrate on getting your equipment train and workflow in good order first before expecting excellent . Stacking is a slow process and learning to avoid issues is just a small part of this.

Focus stacking is a clever technique that lets you keep all aspects of your scene sharp, something which isn’t always possible through conventional means. Kirk Norbury shows you how it’s done…

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Photo-Editing Tutorial: Macro Photography With Focus Stacking

ByPhysics always seems to get in the way of photography. The physics here refers to the fact that when photographers get closer to a subject, the depth of field gets shallower and shallower. Unfortunately, if you need more depth of fiel stopping down can’t always get you where you want to be, especially when diffraction can compromise on image quality at extremely small apertures.

Focus stacking can really save the day, allowing photographers to create images with everything they need being tack sharp. An thanks to modern image editing software like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop CC, it hasn’t been easier.

Qu’est-ce que le focus stacking ?

Le focus stacking (en français, empilement de mises au point) est un procédé qui consiste à combiner plusieurs photos dont la mise au point est différente (mais avec une même prise de vue) afin de créer une profondeur de champ plus grande. Par exemple, il est possible de simuler la profondeur de champ que l’on aurait pu obtenir avec un objectif à f/12 ce qui n’est physiquement pas possible.