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    Default Large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)

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    Hand held camera focus bracketing mode, not quite there, I will investigate Helicon software in an attempt to address the patchy areas in which the stacking failed.
    Image input equipment model : E-M1X
    Lens focal length : 60 mm
    Exposure mode : Manual exposure
    Photographic Sensitivity : 1250
    Exposure bias : 0 EV
    Exposure time : 1/1250 sec (15 images)
    F number : F4

    Processed in ACR + PSCC

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    Beauty...

    Love everything about this image.

    Soft light, no shadows beautiful back ground etc.

    In my Opinion, going for a pano crop taking some canvas at the top making this even better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krishna Prasad kotti View Post
    Beauty...

    Love everything about this image.

    Soft light, no shadows beautiful back ground etc.

    In my Opinion, going for a pano crop taking some canvas at the top making this even better.

    TFS
    Thanks Krishna, it is indeed cropped (from a 4/3 format) but I tend to agree with you maybe a little more pano.

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    I love this. Why so much negative space aboive. The colors and sharpness are faublous.

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    Looks great. Nice detail and the colors are nice as well. The stacking looks pretty good it is only patchy under the wing there. Is the stacking done right in camera?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Mack View Post
    Looks great. Nice detail and the colors are nice as well. The stacking looks pretty good it is only patchy under the wing there. Is the stacking done right in camera?
    Yes stacking in camera, you choose how many images up to 15, then choose the increments, set speed and aperture ISO as normal. It takes raw and jpeg. It then stacks the jpegs and also gives you a final composite jpeg. I have looked at that and then stacked the raw files to see if I could improve - so far other than colour/exposure I have usually done less well. I think there is a magical number of images and increments for the size of the subject, I am reading Olympus website/links to find some guidelines.

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