When creating ‘focus stacked’ panoramas or time lapse videos (for instance, blooming of a flower), it is essential to accurately reproduce the focus bracketing sequences. The focus brackets must consistently begin and end at the same near and far focal points at each camera position. The Promote Control’s new firmware version 3.31 adds an Advanced Focus Stacking Mode that allows you to easily create precise and reproducible focus brackets.
To demonstrate the Advanced Focus Stacking Mode we will configure the Promote Control to take a series of shots that will later be merged into an extended depth of field landscape panorama. Continue reading