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Two publications describe focus stacking setup developed through OpenPlant Fund and Biomaker Challenge

last modified Jan 29, 2019 12:46 PM
Dr Jennifer Deegan has built a Focus Stacking system that enables her to take close up, high-definition photos of very small gametophyte ferns. The project was further developed through an OpenPlant Fund and the Biomaker Challenge, during which she collaborated with an interdisciplinary team to photograph new samples and build up teaching tools to enable others to replicate the system.

Read about her project here: and in the two publications below:

Part 1: Deegan, J. (2017). Photographing The Fern Gametophyte Developmental Series – The First Attempt. Pteridologist, 6 (4), 263-265.

Part 2: Deegan, J. I., & Deegan, T. (2018). Macrophotography of Fern Gametophytes Using a Focus Stacking System. Pteridologist, 6 (5), 357-360.



Jennifer's project documentation can be found on here

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