Tag Archives: focus-stacking

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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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Focus Stacking Update II

I think I have the lighting figured out now. Still some work to do on cleaning, but on the whole I think a satisfying focus stack. Pin and some dust and fibres have been removed […]

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Return of The Week on Sunday

Despite my best efforts to ignore what’s going on around me, and to make a vocation out of macro nature photography, I can no longer restrain myself on sharing the some of the fascinating and […]

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Focus-stacking Update

Thanks to Gary Anweiler, who donated a variety of bumblebees and moths, I have been able to continue with focus-stacking . The first bee I tried was a Yellow-faced bumblebee, Bombus vosnesenskii  from Gabriola Island, British Columbia.I am […]

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Winter Focus-stacking Prep.

Lots to learn… One of my winter projects was to get to know the Stackshot focus-stacking system. However, this was difficult due to two problems: lack of subjects and too short a winter (you won’t […]

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Approaches to Macro Photography

How many paths to macro photography? Let me count the ways… the impulse shooter:  “Wow. Quick, grab a picture of that beautiful/weird/yucky bug! ” BugGuide receives many examples this kind of image every day. the natural […]

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Bugs with Coffee

Had a great afternoon yesterday. While the snow was piling-up, I was cosy inside the home doing a macro workshop for a teenage girl and her father. Very pleasing to work a youngster when they […]

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Book Review: Digital Macro & Close-up Photography by Ross Hoddinott

Matt Cole first brought this book to my attention, and with his recommendation, (and having borrowed the first edition from our local library a few years ago) I did not wait long to order a copy of […]

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