Monthly Archive: October 2012

Using a hybrid video frame rate for 3D (or 2D)

Using a hybrid video frame rate for 3D (or 2D)

Is Variable Frame Rate Better than High Frame Rate for 3D?. There are times, in video, where we want 30 fps – but that can result in jittery motion if the shutter speed is fast. We can either use a longer shutter speed (e.g. 1/30th of a second) to blur motion, or we could shoot at higher frame rates (60...

Consumers apparently do want 3D

Consumers apparently do want 3D

The week ended Oct. 14, 20th Century Fox’s Prometheus, in its first week in stores, generated 25% of its unit sales from the 3D version which, it should be noted, came with an extra bonus disc to encourage sales, according to Nielsen VideoScan. Since 76% of Prometheus sales were of a Blu-ray configuration, that means 33% of Prometheus Blu-ray shoppers...

Is there a rehab group for 3D photography addiction?

Is there a rehab group for 3D photography addiction?

Is there a rehab group for 3D photography addiction? I went out to shoot plain old fashioned 2D fall color pictures. Within about 10 minutes I was looking at railroad tracks going off into the distance and thought, “That would be cool in 3D!” and was doing the “cha cha” to shoot a 3D image with my one camera. In...