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Butterfly stack

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I had this butterfly by two months, found with spider :D , today decided to make the stack, I was interested in the outcome of tufuse areas with extremely bright, with slight under exposure I got result set, composition and not better, but this new world for me.



result of tufuse without post production

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100% crop of the first image

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final result

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Technical info:
350d
extension tube 25mm
105mm set to f/6.3 at 1:1
nikon af 50mm f/1.8D reversed set to f/4 at infinity
two flash wtih diffuser , see here
30 frame step 0.1mm
aligned with CombineZM, stacked with Tufuse


ciao
Antonio

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Post by P_T »

Oh that's beautiful!! I wouldn't mind seeing a deeper stack though. :D

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Post by lauriek »

Gorgeous!!

Do you know what species of butterfly it is?

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Post by nto »

Thanks Guys,

I think Pieridae: Pontia daplidice or Euchloe ausonia, I do not know
Antonio

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Post by augusthouse »

Outstanding Antonio!

Craig
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Post by dmillard »

Nice images Antonio - excellent composition, and you have succeeded well at capturing the fine detail of the hairs surrounding the head.

David

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Post by nto »

Craig, Outstanding is good when other elements balanced composition

David, I see better days after photo, composition I like best


Thanks Again
Antonio

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Post by acerola »

Well Done. I like it.
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Post by Cyclops »

Excellent shots,looks like one of the blue butterflies to me. Whats tufuse?
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Post by nto »

Larry, tufuse Verison 1.34, left eye a little blue, taken reflected light metal setup (still under construction :D )
Antonio

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