Focus stacking – Extending Depth of Field

Focus stacking – Increasing Depth of Field

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As a photographer, have you ever come across situations where the depth of field (front-to-back sharpness) in a photo is not nearly as deep as you want it to be?

I have, and I still do all the time.

Sometimes you just have to compromise, and accept the fact that this is all your combination of lens and camera body can do at a certain aperture.

How much depth of field that you’ll be able to achieve in the first place depends on a few different things like camera sensor size, lens focal length and aperture.

Other times you can, with some preparation and planning, get as much depth of field (DOF) as you like with the help of a technique known as focus stacking.… Read the rest