Best dissecting microscopes for botanical subjects?

David Pilling
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 13:35:30 PST

In message <004101cf2509$454755b0$cfd60110$>, Tim Eck
<> writes
>old, there are some really cool things you can do with photomicrographs
>nowadays to remove all blurring from limited depth of field.  It involves

Commonly called "focus stacking". There are many free (enfuse, combinezp) and
commercial (Zerene etc.) software packages.

The technique is briefly discussed on this wiki page:…

But the place you will find lots of useful discussion is here:

You can also see there it is possible to attach microscope objective lenses to
any DSLR camera and get good results.

David Pilling

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