I tried the new photo stacking tool. My first attempt at using the tool had mixed results. First the positives... it is fast and the general result are very good. Now lets take a closer look... I shot 8 photos of a flower. I kept all settings the same except the focus point. (I was shooting manual and outside). Since it was a partly cloudy day the brightness changed over the flower. The stacking tool did not adjust for this change as other tools do so the result had areas of dark and light. There is a slider called despeckle which appears to do nothing and I can not find information describing it function in the user manual or supporting videos. The stacked result comes up in a very small window. Too small to use and there is no page controls at the top... so you have to drag edges to get the page larger... a real pain. And finally... the result is exported to an ON1 format which will require another step to use the photo in any other program. I have read in the forum.. there is a limit of 11 photos in the stacking process. I did not verify but if that is the case... the tool is useless to the Micro community.
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