Helicon Focus, focus stacking software

Started Dec 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Kerry Pierce
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Helicon Focus, focus stacking software

Just a heads up to folks who are on the fence about buying Helicon Focus, you may be interested in an ongoing sale that applies to all of their versions.  I was just checking the latest info on both Helicon Focus and Zerene.  HF has a special price going from now until some time in January, 2013.  The Pro version is $40 off, so that pushed me over the edge and I purchased it. The Pro version gets you the stacking software and their remote software. I haven't used either before, so I'm hoping that I made a good buy here.

Here's the link for Helicon Focus  http://www.heliconsoft.com/

FWIW, I was also considering the purchase of Zerene, which is also claimed to be pretty good for focus stacking. Zerene also has several versions, including a Pro version, but I didn't see a notice about any current sales pricing.

Here's the link for Zerene http://www.zerenesystems.com/cms/home

While I'm at it, I may as well provide a link for a freeware focus stacking program, called CombineZP. I haven't tried this one, but some claim that it works very well, others claim that it works very well for the price.   Here's their linkhttp://www.hadleyweb.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/CZP/News.htm

Hope you find this info useful.


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