Focus Stacking: how to extend depth of field when shooting close up

Focus Stacking: how to extend depth of field when shooting close up

Step-by-step how to create a focus stacking effect: steps 3-4

How to create a focus stacking effect: step 3

03 Improve the tones
Click the Zoom tool to make the panels visible on the right, then go to the Basic panel. Work your way down through the sliders. Set Temperature to 5200, Tint to +10, Contrast to -23, Highlights to -28, Shadows to +16, Whites to +8, Blacks to -13 and Vibrance to +32.

 

How to create a focus stacking effect: step 4

04 Save as JPEGs
Merging raw files can take time, so to save a bit of processing power we’ll save our set of images as JPEGs. To do this, click the Save Images button at the bottom right. Set Destination to Save in Same Location, Format to JPEG, Quality to 12, and then Save.

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