Update – Aug 2020: I’m happy to note that Fuji has significantly improved their focus stacking option by providing “automatic” focus stacking in their most recent cameras. You select a starting point, ending point using manual focus, hit start and the camera will collect the right number of images for your lens and focal length. Really cool.
Happy New Year. Hope your holiday season was fabulous.
This post is specific to Fuji users, so everyone else can have a break. We’ll see you in a couple weeks.
In mid-2018, Fuji provided an upgrade to the firmware of it’s X-series of cameras. Known for adding new features and functions, Fuji users were delighted to see the addition of new menu options and one particular update: the addition of in-camera focus “bracketing”.
Unfortunately, there was a series of missteps with the upgrade and it was initially retracted, then re-released, which is a surprise for a company that prides itself on its quality options for photographers.
Even though it was corrected, Fuji made another mistake in not providing useful information to help us get the most of the upgrade. This post is specifically about focus bracketing. Continue reading “Fuji’s Focus Bracketing Explained”