My Mirrorless Focus Stacking Macro Setup US 2021 | Focus Stacking & Macro Photography

This so far is the only video where I am talking about my
current focus stacking macro setup while I am still using it 🙂

This is my overall my 4th focus stacking setup – including closeup & macro setups I’ve had before.

Video Timetable:

00:00 – Intro
01:08 – Video Contents
02:20 – Trying few Things and Testing my Conditions
04:30 – Macro Rail and Securing It
05:36 – First Camera That I Used + Converter
06:08 – Extension Tubes, 58 mm Reverse Ring & Lens
06:18 – Mounting the Parts of the Setup
06:52 – Second Camera and Remote Shutter Release
07:48 – Lighting
09:33 – Diffusers
11:01 – Helping Hands, Tweezers & More Accessories
11:45 – Behind The Scenes of Doing a Focus Stack With This Setup
13:58 – Magnification
14:56 – This Setup VS My Transitional Focus Stacking Macro Setup
16:02 – This Setup VS My Micro Focus Stacking Setup
16:47 – Sample Focus Stacked Image of a Fly Done With This Setup
16:57 – Advantages That This Setup Has Over My Micro Setup
18:04 – Conclusion
18:52 – My Advice on Focus Stacking and Mechanical Camera Shutters

Mentioned products ↓

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🇺🇸 US Links

 

canon eos m6 body camera

Canon EOS M6 – $599.00

canon wire shutter release remote control

Cable Remote Shutter Release – $9.59

Canon EOS M50 II camera

Canon EOS M50 II – $599.99

Canon Wireless Remote Control BR-E1

Canon Wireless Remote Control BR-E1 – $42.95

AODELAN Wireless Remote Control for Canon

Cheaper Remote Alternative
(haven tried it)
– $31.99

JJC Wireless Remote Control for Canon

Even Cheaper Remote Alternative
– $25.99

manual macro focusing rail

Manual Focusing Rail – $11.90

press vice macro setup

Press Vice
4.1 Pounds
– $15.73

Viltrox EF-EOS M Electronic Auto Focus Lens Mount Adapter for Canon EF/EF-S Lens

EF-S to EF-M Adapter – $39.00

Andoer auto focus Macro Extension Tube set

Extension Tubes, auto focus
– $17.99

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens

Canon EF-S
18-55mm Lens
– $118.99

Fotodiox 58mm Macro Reverse Adapter for Canon EF-S

58 mm Reverse Ring – $7.95

Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 Image Stabilization STM Zoom Lens

Canon EF-M
15-45mm Lens
– $299.00

Fotodiox 49mm Macro Reverse Mount Adapter, for Canon

49 mm Reverse Ring – $7.95

Flexible Desk Lamp – $13.18

12W LED Light Bulbs – $16.99

Mini Flash Softbox Diffuser

Mini Flash Softbox Diffuser – $11.19

Foam Diffuser Cups – $6.99 

Diffuser Cups – $9.99

helping hands macro photography tool

Helping Hands
– $7.99

Precision Tweezers Set – $6.99

Camera Cleaning Kit – $12.99

Tiny Plastic Boxes – $7.55

 

🇬🇧 UK Links

 

Canon EOS M6 Body – £889.00

Cable Remote Shutter Release – £7.99

Canon EOS M50 II – £589.00

Canon BR-E1 Wireless Remote

Canon BR-E1 Wireless Remote – £31.94

canon remot wireless shutter release

Cheaper Remote Alternative
(haven tried it)
– £28.99

jjc canor remote wireless

Even Cheaper Remote Alternative (haven tried it)
– £25.99

manual macro focusing rail

Manual Focusing Rail – £10.79

Press Vice
around 2kg
– £14.13

viltrox ef m lens adapter

EF-S to EF-M Adapter – £38.99

extension tube macro set

Extension Tubes, auto focus
– £33.99

Canon EF-S
18-55mm Lens
£179.00

58 mm Reverse Ring – £15.43

Canon 15-45 mm F 3.5-6.3 EF-M IS STM Lens for EOS M

Canon EF-M
15-45mm Lens
– £269.00

Fotodiox 10-Reverse-Canon-49 49MM Macro Reverse Mount Adapter for Canon

49 mm Reverse Ring – £20.95

flexible desk lamp

Flexible Desk Lamp – £9.99

12W LED Light Bulbs – £16.99

Mini Flash Softbox Diffuser

Mini Flash Softbox Diffuser – £14.90

Foam Diffuser Cups – £13.86

Diffuser Cups – £4.98

Helping Hands
£6.92

Precision Tweezers Set – £5.99

Camera Cleaning Kit – £10.99

Tiny Plastic Boxes – £7.89

 

Focus Stacks Done With This Setup

 

Focus Stacked - 118 Frames | Canon DSLR, 3 Part Extension Tubes Set and Reversed Kit Lens at 18mm | x2 Adjustable Swan Type Lamps 500 Lumen Each | White Paper Diffuser - on the Lamp <br> Estee White Photography | Green Island, NY | 17 Nov 2020

E Wound Guitar String Extreme Macro
8.5:1 Magnification

I take my time with finishing up projects and since this is my current setup,
there are more stacks that are just waiting to be processed – sometime soon. 

I hope that you liked this post and thank you for stopping by 🙂

6 comments… add one
  • Baz Simmons Jan 23, 2021, 1:08 pm

    Excellent video, well executed & nice to see a timed information list. 👏👏👏
    Baz, Swindon, UK.

    • Estee White Jan 23, 2021, 2:07 pm

      Glad to hear that 🙂 thank you for watching and commenting

  • Immense Love Jul 8, 2021, 5:54 pm

    Awesome !