Monthly Archive: January 2016

Using the Olympus TCON 17 1.7x teleconverter with a Nikon 1

Using the Olympus TCON 17 1.7x teleconverter with a Nikon 1

These three photos were taken with a Nikon 1 V2, the 1 Nikkor 30-110mm zoom, and an Olympus TCON-17 1.7x teleconverter. I am extremely pleased with the results using the teleconverter. On the Nikon 1, I use a 55 to 52mm adapter ring, and then a 52mm to 40.5mm adapter ring to mount on the Nikon 1. (I could not...

Vuze 3D VR video camera shipping in August 2016

Vuze 3D VR video camera shipping in August 2016

System uses 4 pairs of cameras to photograph a 360 degree area in stereoscopic 3D. Price to be under $1,000. Source: Vuze camera shoots 3D VR video for under $1,000

North Korea in 3D Photo Art Exhibit

North Korea in 3D Photo Art Exhibit

CNN report on a photographer’s 3D photo gallery of North Korea. Source: 3DPRK: Take a 3D tour of North Korea – CNN.com

VR needs compelling content to succeed

VR needs compelling content to succeed

Consumer 3D faded due to: Lack of content, lack of content and lack of content It was launched in the midst of economic depression The 2011 quakes and tsunamis damaged manufacturing plants (as well as later floods in Thailand), after which manufacturers eliminated their consumer 3D camera products VR faces a similar challenge of lack of content, plus VR gaming requires top...