Focus stacking; is there a best way?
I found it surprisingly hard to do.
First an unstacked or normal version:
Helicon Filter automatic focus stacking with two images. I actually found the tiniest movement of the focus ring threw everything out, I even had to use live view and it is still not to my liking:
Using Layers and a Mask in PSE10; obviously the more stacked the harder the job:
and everybody is invited to add focus stacked images here
In all a slave flash bounced in an umbrella set by trial and error is used.