Focus Stacking; Jumping Spider

As part of my Jumping Spider; Jumping through the edits series I am covering the steps that were carried out in editing the image which was processed using Helicon Focus. Because of the lens combination and the significant magnification (e.g. > 2:1) the Depth of Field (DOF) was very shallow and which required the image to be focus stacked. Whilst A full description of depth of field, and focus stacking is outside of the scope of this post, I will […]

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Focus Stacking; Helicon Focus

I am passionate about Macro Photography, and capturing images of some of the incredible (but tiny) little creatures that wander this earth. Whilst there are way to many creatures to outline, and I only ever see a tiny fraction of them, some of my personal favorites are Jumping Spiders. With that in mind there are some issues around depth of field which can be encountered when working with Macro Photography so I wanted to write a quick peice about it […]

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Helicon Remote & Focus

Take a look at a brief rundown of Helicon Focus, and Helicon Remote which are specialised Focus Stacking programs.

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Helicon Focus / Remote

Photomicroscopy requires significant focus stacking due to the very small depth of field. Two programs I use are Helicon Focus, and Helicon Remote.

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Sulfur by Polarized Light Microscopy

Sulfur is an abundant element found in all living cells, what does it look like under the microscope?

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