Nice sharp focus throughout the DOF Khürt. Focus stacking also came to mind for me. I used the in-camera feature in my Olympus camera, which was a lot easier than the many steps that you went through. WordPress won’t let me add a photo to my comment, but you can see my photo in this post https://musinwithsusan.com/2021/02/21/my-photo-week-in-review-02-21-2021/