Monthly Archive: June 2012

3D-Con Announced in Costa Mesa 25-30 July

3D-Con Announced in Costa Mesa 25-30 July

Wish I could go: The 38th National Stereoscopic Association Convention “3D-CON” is planned for July 25-30, 2012 in Costa Mesa, California, USA. Come immerse yourself in some spectacular 3D stereo over six action-packed days! This is the place to find cutting-edge stereo theatre, informative workshops, a stereoscopic art exhibition, image competitions, room hopping, a 3D auction, a large trade fair...

3D wedding video shot using RED Epic Cameras in 5k

3D wedding video shot using RED Epic Cameras in 5k

I do not understand wedding videos, at all: Your Wedding Video Shot in 3D with RED Epic Cameras. The RED Epics and 3D rig weighed about 45 pounds Рso portable! People spend a lot on a Hollywood-level production and then end up watching it later a couple of times. I do not get it.

For 3D, spacing between the lenses really does matter

For 3D, spacing between the lenses really does matter

I have been shooting 3D mostly using two GH-2 DSLR type cameras. Due to the width of these cameras, my interaxial lens spacing (the distance between the centers of the lens) is almost six inches. This spacing turns out to be much too wide (which I expected) for most subjects and is definitely too wide for anything closer than 15-20...

Magix Movie Edit 3D video encoding tip

Magix Movie Edit 3D video encoding tip

I am using Magix Movie Edit Pro MX Plus for 3D video editing. When I am ready to encode my videos, I have been exporting them as MPEG4 video files. However, when I output red/cyan anaglyph for my own viewing (I do not have a 3D monitor), I have been disappointed in the compression quality. This became readily apparent today...