Category Archives: Focus stacking

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State of the Stack

At the end of last year, I began revising my focus stacking system to make it more portable and to be able to produce higher magnification work. At the same time, I decided it was […]

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Odds and Ends

◊ Jan Harmsky (Czech Republic), has taken his passion for macro and freshwater life and turned it into an impressive book, Life in fresh water. From his web page: The purpose of this book is to allow […]

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Odds and Ends

◊ A Ghost In The Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee is an excellent short documentary by Day’s Edge Productions on the plight of an endangered bumble bee. It’s nice to see an excellent macro […]

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Book Review: The Complete Guide to Macro and Close-up Photography

Have you heard the phrase, “Write the book you want to read.“?  Well, when I first flipped through this book after I received my free copy in the mail,  my first thought was, Someone wrote […]

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In Memoriam–the tongue that killed my flash

While this bee was going through a re-shoot, the lighting unit, a Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash, failed on the right side. This image is cropped from the previous 150 image focus-stacked image that I […]

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Cranefly Portrait

   

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A Nobel Gift

I’m very pleased with a package I just received in the mail today. In the envelope? A complementary copy of The World of the Small macro calendar 2015 by Johan J. Ingles-Le Nobel, as thanks for […]

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Now here’s dedication: Slow Life by Daniel Stoupin

This is really an amazing piece of macro work, combining time-lapse with focus-stacking on a moving platform. A real labour of love, revealing the beauty of the unseen life of corals and sponges: be sure to […]

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