Focus Stacking Tutorial - Part 7 Editing the stack

in WORLD OF XPILAR8 months ago

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  • Main image taken with the Olympus E-M1 III and 60mm macro lens + extension tubes and 2x converter
  • Shot at F8, 1/3Sec, ISO200
  • Stacked with Zerene Stacker (47 separate shots)
  • Edited with Capture One and Aurora HDR

The purpose of this post is to show you how I edit my stacks using Capture One and Aurora HDR

This was the original image straight out of Zerene Stacker.
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Please click on the link below to watch a video I made showing in detail how I use Capture One and Aurora HDR to edit my stacks.
Editing the stack video

And some 100% crops of a few of the problem areas showing before and after images.

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Here are links to previous parts in the series:-

Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 Preparing Insects
Part 3 Preparing Flowers
Part 4 Equipment
Part 5 Shooting the stack
Part 6 Processing the stack

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