Author Topic: [INVALID] Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!  (Read 3711 times)

Marsu42

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[INVALID] Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« on: May 13, 2014, 12:07:13 PM »
The latest versions of Helicon remote have a feature called "Burst Bracketing" - after pre-setting the max. fps of the attached camera it does this: http://www.heliconsoft.com/helicon-remote-history/

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New feature - burst bracketing (combining continuous Stackshot movement with burst shooting to shoot focus stacks rapidly - in a matter of seconds)

Obviously, if this is possible this should go into ML asap :-) as it fixes the main shortcoming of focus stacking - the crawling speed which leaves you with broken stacks when the (natural) light changes.

engardeknave

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Re: Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2014, 06:19:23 PM »
I turned off LV when shooting brackets and it goes much faster that way (5D2).

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Re: Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2014, 06:37:35 PM »
It's doing only continuous shooting, not to change the point of focus lens?

a1ex

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Re: Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2014, 06:52:47 PM »
So, can we mark it as "already done"? :D

Walter Schulz

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Re: Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2014, 06:54:37 PM »
@Greg: Look for StackShot. Helicon Remote has an interface for this motorized macro rail.
Does support full manual lenses (without AF motor) like all tilt/shift lenses, retro mounted without electronic coupling, dumb bellows, etc.

Therefore no messing around with focus motors.

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Re: Focus stacking "burst bracketing" !?!
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2014, 12:17:22 PM »
Therefore no messing around with focus motors.

Right, thanks for explaining, would have been to good to believe if they managed to speed up stacking with lens af :-p

... so the capable people around here can concentrate on the "very slow" side again, full res silent pix pretty please with flowers :-> ... my 100k 6d already is at 40k, no way I'll do 40frames+ focus stacking with this piece of equipment.