I broke out the macro equipment on Sunday afternoon to play with some of the automated focus bracketing and stacking modes in the OM-1. While taking pictures of the brightly-coloured boxelder bug nymphs on our mountain laurel tree, I just happened to notice that one of my subjects was dicing with death as it casually wandered past a crab spider hiding in a curled-up leaf.
This image is a composite of about a dozen exposures shot using the OM-1’s automatic focus bracketing mode. I used a combination of Photoshop’s “Align Images” and “Blend Images” to stack the resulting frames with some manual help in blending after the automatic software didn’t get things quite right.
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