Studio camera setup - FOCUS STACK macro photography

published 2 years ago by Ted Forbes

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Digital Transitions in New York City to do some photography in their studio. In this video, Doug Peterson shows us his method of focus stacking on the Phase One XF with the IQ3 Trichromatic back. You can do this with any camera. The challenge of macro photography is working with an extremely shallow depth of field. Phase One will do automatic calculations for the photos you want to stack but this can be done manually with any camera. The software we used for stitching the final image is called Zerene Stacker. It does have a 30 day trial if you want to try it out. Art of Photography shirts: Music from Epidemic Sound: 

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