Papilio maackii scales

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Papilio maackii scales

Post by Guppy »


More scales of Papilio maackii, some I have already shown here: ... ii#p262193

In this picture here, unfortunately there are some areas visible in the orange scales that do not show any structures.

Image ... aAfWPJ.jpg

Camera: Nikon D810
Lens: NIKON M Plan, 60/0.7 ELWD, 210/0
Exposure time camera: ¼ sec.
Flash burn time: approx. 1/20000 sec.
ISO: 125
Lighting: 4 flashes
Diffuser: White plastic drinking cup
Recording file format (RAW/JPG): RAW
Bleed amount in % (width and height): from two images in size 7360x4912
an image of the size 7065x7477 was stitched
Tripod: Reprostand
Species name: Papilio maackii
Multishot technique: 2 stacks stitched
Stacking Software / - Method: Zerene Stacker / PMax
Panorama Software: Microsoft Image Composite Editor
Image scale: 60:1
Number of stack steps: 220/180
Average stack step size (mm) with Cognisys StackShot: 0.000496


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Re: Papilio maackii scales

Post by Sym P. le »

It seems to me that we can clearly see through the transparent scales to see the orange ones underneath!

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