Monday, August 5, 2013

Photomicrography (microphotography, macro), focus stacking

In this video, I show my setup for taking focus-stacked images with microscope objectives. I use a Lumix GH1, which is a micro 4/3 format camera, and a custom adapter that lets me interface the camera to a microscope body or directly to a microscope objective.

Video-rate focus stacking with a liquid lens:

CombineZM software for focus stacking:

Using Photoshop for focus stacking:


  1. I've been following liquid lenses for a long time. Glad to hear it being brought up still. Another good video demonstrating the rapid stacking is here:

  2. I spy a LaB6 microflat cathode! Although, I don't recognize the mount.