Hollyhock Flower with Olympus Focus Stacking
Last night I had the chance to experiment some more with the Focus Stacking feature of my Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera using the M.Zuiko 300mm f4 Pro lens. Here is a shot of a hollyhock flower in my backyard here in Bozeman, Montana.
By using focus stacking I was able to get everything I wanted & needed in-focus in this closeup shot, and the detail in it is just amazing!!
Camera Settings and Post Processing
I had the camera set up for 15 shots with a focus differential of 2. My camera was mounted onto my Benro tripod with settings of ISO 200 at 1/80s at f/11 and I manually focused on a part of the flower closest to me. Once everything was set up I tripped the shutter and the camera took over from there, adjusting the focus slightly between all 15 shots.
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