First bigger focus stack

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First bigger focus stack

I have tried focus stacking before but just with 4 seperate images so this was a new experience for me. It was a lot more challanging than I thought, mainly because photoshop didn´t blend the images perfectly together and I had to correct it manually. I am not sure if I did something wrong but I couldn´t edit the masking layers that PS produced automatically so I ended up layering copies of my original images on top of the blended image and masked those. Is there an easier way to do this?

I probably should have taken more than the 10 images because there are still some spots that are a bit out of focus if you look closely. I also didn´t expect to encounter such heavy focus breathing so the bottom edge looks a bit weird.

10 Images with  1/15s  f 8  iso 400

you can see the focus breathing

It was taken with my canon 6d ii with the 100mm Usm Macro
I hope you like it!

 Tmjc's gear list:Tmjc's gear list
Canon 6D Mark II Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Canon 70-300 F4-5.6 IS II +1 more
Comment & critique:
Please provide me constructive critique and criticism.
Canon 6D Mark II
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