What kind of camera....

Started Jun 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
Leonard Migliore
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Re: Stacking images for sharpness
In reply to kayzee3, Jun 4, 2012

kayzee3 wrote:

the last photo was amazing quality what kind of camera and lens was used to take that last one I see the settings you were using but the quality is exactly what I'm looking to do for it to be good. enough for 300 dpi print quality as the pictures will be put into the com
any catalog... thanks for the help also, very appeciated

Yes, that is a very good setup. We use a Canon 50D with the MP-E65 lens. Camera and lens were about $2000. And it's on this stand that we made:

The micrometer allows accurate focusing and stacking and the big heavy structure keeps it steady. This is very important for sharp pictures.

Also notice the working distance, which is almost nothing. This is a big annoyance since even with a ringlight all the light comes in sideways.
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