[Taxacom] images

Jeff Webb jmw975 at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 6 10:37:01 CDT 2007


There is a free software package called CombineZM 
(http://www.hadleyweb.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/CZM/combinezm.htm) that will 
do image stacking.  I haven't really worked with it much yet, but it 
seems to do an OK job.

Jeff

Richard Zander wrote:
> I remember the exchange but not the company.
>
> I tried photographing a microscopic item at different optical sections,
> then combined the lot into an animated GIF, supposing that fast flipping
> would artificially deepen the optical section and make a kind of 3D
> image in the brain. Didn't work, but might be my brain's fault. Good
> luck with this and I hope it works somehow.
>
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-
>> bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of john_laduke at und.nodak.edu
>> Sent: Monday, August 06, 2007 10:04 AM
>> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>> Subject: [Taxacom] images
>>
>> One of the lists I am on sent out a post in the last six months that
>> I cannot relocate.  Although this list is not the most likely choice,
>> I am asking anyway.  Please forgive my request.
>>
>> The poster listed a software company that had a relatively
>> inexpensive program that allowed combining multiple photos of the
>> same object into one image.  It effectively allowed you to take
>> multiple shots at vastly different focal points and then put all of
>> them into a single image.   The reference to this company was not the
>> main focus of the post but was almost an aside.
>>
>> Ring any bells???
>>
>> John
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>> University of North Dakota
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