Quote Originally Posted by cmo View Post
It starts with the wind shaking the leaves, focussing is a nightmare even with a loupe, and DOF just doesn't exist, even at f22. I asked a friend and his recommendation to gain more DOF was "Stack several images"... of course he assumed I am using a digital camera. 'Stacking' means to combine several shots of the same image with different focus settings into one new digital image.
Also remember that even stacking digitally would give problems if the wind is shaking the leaves- the images won't be in register.