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

    | Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | 18/05/2013 01:00am
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    Step-by-step how to create a focus stacking effect: steps 17-18

    How to create a focus stacking effect: step 17

    17 Clone to tidy
    Click the Create New Layer icon, then grab the Clone tool. Set Sample to All Layers in the options bar, then zoom in close to the central stalk. Hold Alt to sample a clone source, then paint with the tool to clone out the messy area behind the main stalk.

     

    How to create a focus stacking effect: step 18

    18 Try High Pass sharpening
    With the top layer highlighted, hit Cmd/Ctrl+ Shift+Alt+E to merge a copy of all layers into a single layer. Go to Filter>Other>High Pass. Set Radius 
to 3px and hit OK. In the Blending Mode drop-down menu, select Overlay to sharpen the edges.

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    Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at 1:00 am under Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials.

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