[Taxacom] extended focus in images: Automontage, DPXView Pro EF, Combine Z, others?

Shorthouse, David dshorthouse at eol.org
Thu Aug 21 20:40:59 CDT 2008


Not to throw a wrench in current practices, but has anyone yet taken a close
look at the Photosynth offering: http://photosynth.net?

David P. Shorthouse
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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 Chris Glasby
> Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:28 PM
> To: taxacom
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] extended focus in images: Automontage, DPXView Pro
EF,
> Combine Z, others?
> 
> There is a recent (2008) comparative review in Microscopy and Analysis
> 22(3), which includes currently available freeware applications
> including Helicon Focus.
> http://www.microscopy-analysis.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?ap=1&id=823
> 
> Chris Glasby
> Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Australia
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Knut Rognes
> Sent: Friday, 22 August 2008 12:41 AM
> To: Donat Agosti; 'taxacom'
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] extended focus in images: Automontage, DPXView
> Pro EF, Combine Z, others?
> 
> I use Helicon Focus, it is excellent, cheap and produces marvellous
> results.
> 
> http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconfocus.html
> 
> Knut Rognes
> University of Stavanger
> Norway
> 
> At 14:10 21.08.2008 +0200, Donat Agosti wrote:
> >Dear colleagues
> >
> >
> >
> >Is there somewhere a comparative paper on software that allows creating
> 
> >the wonderful, extended focus on specimen images. Automontage is one of
> 
> >the widespread tools, but there is also DPXView Pro EF from DeltaPix or
> 
> >the open source Combine Z
> >(http://www.hadleyweb.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/CZ5/combinez5.htm).
> >
> >
> >
> > >From the point of view or learning, production and end product, how
> > >does the
> >open source Combine Z combine with the others: Are the products good
> >enough to use for prints in journals?
> >
> >
> >
> >Thanks for some insights
> >
> >
> >
> >Donat
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Dr. Donat Agosti
> >
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> >
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