I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

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hubaiz
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by hubaiz » 09 Apr 2017, 18:19

What DSLR do you use?
Is camera focus mode set to AF-S?

GonzoG
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by GonzoG » 09 Apr 2017, 20:46

I've updated the link to missing screenshot.
The (1) and (2) buttons and manual movement arrows are available only when camera is set to AF single mode (AF-S on Nikon).

russellsnr
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by russellsnr » 22 Apr 2017, 14:20

Hi, Don't no if this has been up before but may help those who struggle with the Focus Stack option.
Russ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8AGXR5L8RU

photogo
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by photogo » 17 Jan 2018, 22:36

The reply from GonzoG on 12 Nov 2015, 06:29 shows the procedure for both Canon and Nikon cameras.
I have a Sony A7r and want to know if the focus stacking by dslrdashboard works on that camera from an Android phone.
The Sony apps I have don't seem to support incremental focusing.
Thanks

hubaiz
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by hubaiz » 19 Jan 2018, 07:54

photogo wrote:
17 Jan 2018, 22:36
The reply from GonzoG on 12 Nov 2015, 06:29 shows the procedure for both Canon and Nikon cameras.
I have a Sony A7r and want to know if the focus stacking by dslrdashboard works on that camera from an Android phone.
The Sony apps I have don't seem to support incremental focusing.
Thanks
It will not work with Sony cameras as it does not have commands for focus movements like the Nikon and Canon.

photogo
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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by photogo » 20 Jan 2018, 14:43

Thanks hubaiz, that was my fear.

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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by Johnedlt » 18 Apr 2018, 03:14

Does using software assisted focus stacking help photoshop do a better job at stacking the photos? I find that my trial copy of helicon will stack flawlessly without a remote while ps gives me blurred blotches here and there.

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Re: I need a Focus Stack tutorial, Where?

Post by hanahana » 28 Oct 2018, 06:40

I agree with the first reply
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