How-to: Focus Stacking in Photoshop

Learn how to use focus stacking to get really sharp images.

For a new article at Adobe Create, I had the pleasure of connecting with photographer Nick Page to talk about how he uses focus stacking to get really sharp landscape image.

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(Photo: Nick Page)

If you’re not familiar with the technique, you capture multiple shots of a scene with different planes in focus. It’s used often in macro and product photography, but Nick uses it in landscape photography when he can’t get everything in focus, even at narrow apertures. It’s a surprisingly easy way to get a really sharp image, without a lot of extra work.

Read the article here: How-to: Focus Stacking in Photoshop.

(Top image: Jeff Carlson)

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