Tag Archives: insect macro photography

Focus Stacking with Digital Teleconverter Test

Yesterday I spent some time doing a handheld in-camera focus stacking with digital teleconverter test with the M.Zuiko 90 mm f/3.5 PRO IS macro lens. I also had the M.Zuiko MC-14 teleconverter attached as part of my macro set-up.

I figured if I was going to push myself and my gear… I might as well try to break through a new personal, handheld macro boundary by combining the Handheld In-Camera Focus Stacking function with the Digital Teleconverter. And… and throw in the MC-14 for good measure.

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90 Macro with STF-8

This article features some handheld test images captured with the M.Zuiko 90 mm f/3.5 PRO IS macro lens, and STF-8 Twin Macro Flash. All of the photographs (except image 22) were created during a short duration visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Burlington Ontario.

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Handheld Focus Stacked Macro Butterfly Images

During a recent visit to the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory I concentrated on capturing some handheld focus stacked macro butterfly images, using an Olympus E-M1X and the M.Zuiko 60 mm f/2.8 macro lens. This article features a selection of handheld focus stacked macro butterfly images and discusses some practical considerations when using this Olympus in-camera feature.

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Macro Shooting Angles for Insects

Macro photography opens up a whole new world for us as photographers. We get to see and capture images of things around us in ways that bring us new perspectives. This article demonstrates three basic macro shooting angles for insects. Our subject for this article is a grasshopper.

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