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Cameras With Focus Bracketing or Built-In Focus Stacking (Depth of Field Bracketing)


Amateur Photographer:
DSLR reviews.
Master your Olympus: Using the Focus Stacking and Bracketing modes (2016).

Amazon, Customer reviews:
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II (in German).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (in German).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II (in German).
Olympus M.Zuiko ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens.

BorrowLenses.com:
Improve Your Macro Photography with Micro Four Thirds Cameras (by Jamie MacDonald).
A Photographer’s Guide to Macro Lens Photography.
What is a Macro Lens? Everything You Need to Know as a Beginner.

Camera Creativ. A source for digital camera news, comprehensive reviews and comparisons of digital cameras.
Compare digital cameras.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II versus Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II?.

! Chip (in German):
Kamera kaufen: Diese 25 Tipps sollten Sie kennen.
Test: DSLR, DSLM & Systemkamera.
Welche Kamera kaufen: Kompaktkamera, DSLR oder DSLM?
Test Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (DSLM) (2017).
Test Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II (2016).

Computer-Bild (in German):
Alle Bestenlisten im Überblick.
! Die besten Systemkameras.

D. Demolder (2018), LumixG Experience: In-Camera Focus Stacking.

Digitalkamera.de (in German):
Kamerasuche.
Datenblatt-Top-50.
Testbericht.

Digitalkameratrend.de (in German):
Olympus Omd Em5 Mark ii test

Digital Camera World (Matt Golowczynski et al.). Informative tutorials, reviews, and in-depth buying guides.
! The best digital camera 2019: which one should you buy? By Matt Golowczynski, Rod Lawton, January 02, 2019.
! The 10 best cameras for professionals in 2019. By Gavin Stoker April 20, 2018.
What is focus peaking? August 2018.
How to master manual focus. August 2018.

Digitalphoto.de (in German):
Test & Kaufberatung.
Test.
Search results: Focus stacking

dkamera.de (in German):
Testberichte spiegellose Kameras (DSLM).
Testbericht Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.
Search results "focus bracketing"

! DP Review. Digital Photography Review:
Digital Photography Review's mission is to provide the most authoritative coverage of digital photography gear in the world, including news, articles and expert reviews. Worth checking out: Camera Reviews and previews See especially:
! Best camera for macro with builtin focus bracketing? Started Jan 14, 2017.
focus bracketing VS in camera stacking. Started October 5, 2016.
Search results: focus bracketing.
Search results: focus stacking
! Side-by-side camera comparison. This tool lets you easily view the specifications of two or more cameras.

! DP Review. Digital Photography Review:
Olympus OM-D E-M1 versus Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III ! (2018).
Thoughts on cameras w/ built-in focus bracketing/stacking. Forum contributions, started September 13, 2017.
Any demand for "Depth of Field Bracketing" (Mar 25, 2017).
An Investigation of E-M1 Focus Bracketing (Aug 30, 2016).
Focus stacking problems with the Em1 Mark II (Dec 20, 2017).
Macro photography (Aug 16, 2017).

DSLR Forum (in German):
Welche Kameras bieten internes Stacking? In German.

Explora (B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., New York):
Photo-Editing Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Macro Photography (by Shawn C. Steiner).

Focusstackingforum.de (in German).
Perfekte Stacking-Kamera.
! Die Focus-Stacking Setups unserer Mitglieder.

Fotomagazin (in German):
Makrofotografie: So gelingen Ihnen bessere Bilder (2019).
! Kamera Bestenliste.
Im Test: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (2018). Without focus bracketing or focus stacking, you have to use OM-D E-M1 (Mark I and II).

Fotophonie (by Dieter Bethke and Frank Fischer, in German):
Interview: Makrofotografie mit Frank Rückert (by Dieter Bethke, May 22, 2017)
"... Auch die Vor- und Nachteile des “Fokus-Stacking in der Kamera” (E-M1) werden klar. ...".
Wie ich Fokus-Stacking entdecke. Erste Erfahrungen mit der OM-D E-M1 und ihrer neuen Firmware 4.0 (by Dieter Bethke, November 24, 2015).
"... Zur Zeit fährt man mit dem Fokus-Bracketing und Überblenden der Aufnahmen ausserhalb der Kamera qualitativ noch besser. ..."

Das Fotoportal (in German):
Fotofachzeitschriften.
Worth checking out: Search for "focus bracketing" and "focus stacking".

Frank's Photo Blog:
Focus Stacking/Focus Bracketing (by Frank Smith, February 7, 2016).

Fredmiranda.com:
Archive 2017 · Which cameras support Focus Bracketing?

Fujifilm Holdings Corporation:
GFX Series: FUJIFILM GFX 50S .

Gary Ayton's Photography Wiki:
Automatic in-camera focus stacking function for greater depth of field on Olympus cameras.

Geizhals Preisvergleich Preisvergleich Internet Services AG, Wien, e-matrix Online Business Development AG (in German):
Fotografie.
Fotografie » Systemkameras.

Grabherr-photography.com: Scheimpflug war gestern, Olympus Focus Bracketing ist heute (in German). About Fokus Bracketing (with Olympus E-M10 Mark II).

Have Camera Will Travel:
Focus Stacking with the Olympus TG-5 Tough Camera.

Idealo (in German):
Fotografie.
Systemkameras.

Imaging Resource (by Andrew Alexander et al.).
Imaging Resource seeks to lead photographers to positive experiences with their cameras. See especially:
! Camera Reviews. Links to the latest camera reviews, with detailed shooters' reports, test photos and sample photo galleries.
Fujifilm adds two big new features to the GFX 50S medium format camera (by Jeremy Gray, March 13, 2018). "... the addition of focus bracketing. This update allows you to capture up to 999 frames at a specified focus shift -- on a scale of 1 to 10 -- which should make focus stacking during post-processing much easier. ..."
Canon G9X Mark II Review - Field Test (by Jeremy Gray, 2017). "... By pressing the menu button, you can initiate focus bracketing, which is handy".
Panasonic GX85 Review - Field Test Part II (by Eamon Hickey, 2016). "... 4K Photo, Focus Bracketing, and other interesting tricks ..."
Rejoice, Olympus E-M1 shooters… in-camera focus stacking is here! (via the new firmware v4.0) (by Dave Pardue, 2015).

Kameraguru.de (in German):
Panasonic Lumix G81 Test.
Nikon D850: Specs, Release-Termin, Preis und mehr.
Olympus OM-D E-M10 versus Mark II versus Mark III.

! J.E.J. Mertens et al. (2017): The use of low cost compact cameras with focus stacking functionality in entomological digitization projects. Open access, Zookeys, 712: 141–154.
Images of a professional setup were compared with the Olympus Stylus TG-4 Tough, a low-cost compact camera with internal focus stacking functions.

Mirrorless Comparison:
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II versus OM-D E-M10 Mark III – The complete comparison (July 01, 2018).
! Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II: "works in PSAM modes, you can set the focus differential in 10 steps (how much the focus changes between each shot) and take up to 999 images".
! Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: "AP mode (Program Shift and manual ISO available), you can only choose the focus differential in 2 steps (little or large)".
"If however you are looking for a budget solution, the E-M10 Mk2 is a better choice because it costs less, has a metal build and gives you the same quality and performance as the mark III minus 4K video. The sensor is the same, the autofocus performance is almost identical and it has all the extra features of its successor ... Choose the OM-D E-M10 Mark II if you: want to save some money (and) want more manual controls and customisation".

Mirrorlessons (by Heather Broster and Mathieu Gasquet): Using Focus Bracketing on the Olympus OM-D E-M10 II.

R. Mukherjee (2017), Photo Workout:
! Best Macro Cameras (Compare 9 Top Picks in 2018).

Naturfoto (in German):
Zierlich und robust. Die Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II in der Praxis.
Robust und rasend schnell. Die Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II in der Praxis.

Olympus:
OM-D E-M1 Mark II (introduced September 2013). See especially:
Tech specs. Then scroll down and click "View OM-D E-M1 Mark II Specs".
Go to: Bracketing / HDR:
! "Focus Bracketing 3 to 999 shots, focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10 (compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses).
! Focus Stacking Mode: 8 shots are taken at different focus points and automatically composited together into a single image").
Note also: Specifications (from Olympus Australia): OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II:

OM-D E-M5 Mark II (announced in February 2015). See especially:
Key specs. Then scroll down to "Bracketing / HDR".
! Focus Bracketing: 3 – 999 Frames, focus steps selectable between 1 and 10.

OM-D E-M10 Mark III. See especially:
Key specs. Then scroll down to: Bracketing / HDR:
"Focus Bracketing: Available as Multi Focus Shot in Scene mode and Focus Bracketing in Advanced Photo mode. Shoots 8 frames. When in Advanced Photo mode, focus steps can be adjusted in 2 levels. Compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses only".

OM-D E-M10 Mark II (by Olympus Australia). Camera announced on August 25, 2015. See especially:
Key specs. Then scroll down to "Bracketing / HDR".
! "Focus Bracketing: 3 – 999 Frames, focus steps selectable between 1 and 10."

Olympus:
Utilising Focus Stacking and Focus Bracketing in Insect Photography with professional photographer, Kazuo Unno.
Olympus Learn Center.
! FOCUS STACKING & BRACKETING WITH OM-D (by Peter Baumgarten).

Olympus Fotoforum (in German):
Olympus OM-D E-M1 versus OM-D E-M10 Mark II (November 2017). E-M1 serial: focus stacking in camera!.

PC-Magazin (in German):
Tests - Kameras & Zubehör.
Vergleiche - Fotografie.
! Top 10 Die besten spiegellosen Systemkameras (January 24, 2019).
Spiegellose Systemkamera: Darauf sollten Sie beim Kauf achten (by Reinhard Merz, April 20, 2018).
DSLRs und Spiegellose Olympus: Alle Systemkameras im Test (December 13, 2016). Scroll down to:
! "Spiegellose Systemkameras (MFT)."
Nikon D850 im Praxistest: Autofokus, Fokusverlagerung, Dynamik und Kontrastumfang (by Sabine Schneider, October 26, 2018). Scroll down to "Automatische Fokusverlagerung".

Nikon Professional Services (NPS). This is a Nikon organization designed solely to assist qualified, full-time professional photographers:
Focus Shift Photography.
! Technical Solutions, D850 TIPS: Focus Stacking (Focus Shift Photography). In-Camera Focus Stacking.

The Phoblographer:
Review: Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm f2.8 Macro Lens (2013).

Pro Photo (a subsidiary company of Photoindustrie-Verband e.V.). In German:
Woher weiß der Autofokus, worauf scharf zu stellen ist? Fototechnik 08 / 2018.
Bracketing Funktionen - Erweiterung des fotografischen Spektrums. 25. Oktober 2017 • Fotografieren in der Praxis.
! Focus Bracketing und Focus Stacking: Automatische Fokus-Aufnahmereihen. About some new camera types producing photographs with extended depth of field. Fototechnik 08 / 2017.
! Innovative Kameratechniken für die kreative Fotografie - Focus Bracketing und Focus Stacking. 09. Dezember 2015, Digitalfotografie.

Quora.
Which is the best micro/macro lens for an OM-D E-M5 Mark II?

H.A. Schmid, Pilze Forum: Coolpix-Lupenmakro/CombineZ5 (Anleitung). About CombineZ5 (in German).

SCM Altivid, Berlin: Mikroskopkamera (in German). A low-cost camera with extended depth of field.

J. Sherman (2019), Photographylife.com: Nikon D850 Focus Stacking Overview.

Der Spiegel (in German):
Neue Kameras auf der Photokina. Vollformat liegt voll im Trend (September 28, 2018).
Makrofotografie: Schau mir in die Facettenaugen. (June 26, 2018).
Neue Kameras: Mit dicken Rohren gegen die Smartphone-Invasion (September 24, 2016).
Fotomesse Photokina: Die neuen Kameras heben ab (September 20, 2016).
Fotokünstler Felix Hernández. Miniatur-Kriegskunst mit Photoshop (September 20, 2015).
Gratis-Software rüstet Kompaktkameras auf. About CHDK, the "Canon Hack Development Kit". (June 26, 2010).

Stackexchange.com:
What is Depth Of Field bracketing?
Search results "focus bracketing".

Testberichte.de (in German):
Foto.
Systemkameras.
! Bestenliste.
! Testsieger.

Test-Systemkamera.de (by Alexander Baetz Staufen; in German):
Systemkamera oder Spiegelreflexkamera – Welcher Kamera-Typ ist der beste für dich? (May 22, 2017).
Die besten 77 Micro Four Thirds Objektive (July 04, 2018).

Traumflieger Fotographics (Stefan Gross, Hamburg): Camera tests and descriptions, reports and a forum, especially about marophotography (in German).
! So funktioniert Fokus-Stacking!
Extrem-Makros jenseits von 1:1! (Video report).
Olympus 60mm /2,8 Makro im Test.
"... Für extremere Abbildungsmaßstäbe kann das Olympus-Makro auch mit Nahlinsen bestückt werden. Hier haben wir eine Snap-Nahlinse Raynox MSN-202 via Anpassungsring 46>52mm vorgesetzt ..."

Underwater Photography Guide:
Olympus 60mm Macro Lens Review.
"Works on all micro-four thirds cameras (Olympus PEN, Panasonic GF2, GX1, OM-D, etc.)."

Vergleich.org (in German):
Kameras - Alle Tests und Vergleiche.
Vollformatkamera Vergleich 2019.

Wikimedia Commons:
! Category:Cameras with focus bracketing functions.

Wikimedia Commons (in German):
Category:Cameras with post-focus functions.
Category:Focus bracketing
! Category:Cameras with focus bracketing functions.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:.
Bracketing.
Autobracketing.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Category:Photographic techniques.
! Macro photography.
Makrofotografie (in German).
Micrograph.
Mikrofotografie (in German).
Category:Microscopy.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Category:Olympus mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
! List of Olympus products.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 (introduced on September 10, 2013).
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II (announced in February 2015).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 ( introduced in January 2014).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II (announced on August 25, 2015).
Micro Four Thirds system.











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