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Web site new look – Guide to VR, 3D Photos and Video

Am launching a new user interface look to my web site on 3D photography and expanding to include virtual reality, VR 3D, VR 360 and may be augmented reality (AR) too! My original focus was 3D. However, a couple of years ago, Youtube dropped their Flash-based 3D player and we no longer had a nice way to display our 3D photos or videos online. Quite some time later, Youtube re-introduced a...

Microsoft thinks 3D and “3D Goggles” are the wave of the future

Microsoft may be about to make its case for how Windows Holographic devices will make professionals and consumers more productive and creative. Source: Microsoft ready to put Windows at the center of 3D – CNET If 3D TV failed because people did not want to wear 3D glasses (often called 3D Goggles by the media), how will VR with its VR helmets be a long term mass market item? Related articles Four...

Amazon deals on Point n Shoot cameras http://amzn.to/2cVzLqI

Go here: Amazon list of discounted Point n Shoot cameras Point n shoot cameras have come a long way, just as have the high end and very expensive professional and near professional cameras. Traditionally, “point n shoot” cameras have had small sensors that did not work well in low light, and may not have had access to all camera controls. Today, many of these point n shoot cameras features larger sensors...

Computar f/1.2 12.5-75mm 16mm film lens on Nikon 1

These test shots were taken using a Nikon 1 J1. Not much attention was given to focus or exposure as the goal was to demonstrate vignetting and where the lens works best. Created these shots as someone asked for some examples of vignetting with the Nikon 1 and this lens combo. 12.5mm, f/4 20mm f/4 30  mm 50mm 75 mm            

Learning to “see in 3D” to improve 2D photos

As a 3D stereographer, I am always aware of the 3D space in front of me. And when shooting 2D, I often wish I was shooting 3D! The key idea, in this linked column, is that by learning to see in 3D, we can improve our 2D photos. You might think “seeing in 3D” is obvious – after all we see a 3D world around us. But truly, as 3D photographers...