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Mar212010

SCL Photography Podcast 89 - A Lovely Bunch Of Flowers

SCL PodcastTaking photographs of a bunch of flowers...

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Macro photographs that I took this week with my Canon EOS 350d / Digital Rebel XT, an M42 adapter, extension tubes, and an old Soligor 90-230mm Zoom:

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Cheers, Rob.

Reader Comments (2)

I enjoy your podcast. There is another trick that you didn't mention that is loads of fun to try. It allows you to take Macro shots with 'impossible' depth of field. You take multiple images of the exact same composition, but each one is focused on a different area in the scene. Think of it as taking thin 'focus slices' of the scene. You stack the images in Photoshop as separate layers and simply erase the out of focus sections of each layer. If you were careful not to jiggle your camera between shots, the different images should all align perfectly. This leaves an image with more areas in focus - an apparent increase in depth of field. Of course this only works for stationary subjects.

Best regards,
PCH

March 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPHugger

Hi PCH!

Thanks for the tip, I'll give it a go!

Cheers, Rob.

March 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRob_Nunn

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