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...

Tiny 3D Glasses Prove Mantises Have 3D Vision

Tiny 3D Glasses Prove Mantises Have 3D Vision

Really! Researchers attached little 3D glasses to the bugs’ eyes with beeswax and tempted them with 3D prey on a screen.​​ Source: Tiny 3D Glasses Prove Too-Hip Praying Mantises Have 3D Vision

Yellowstone Epic in 3D, Youtube version, Part 1

Yellowstone Epic in 3D, Youtube version, Part 1

I finally managed to get Sony Vegas Pro to output a proper side-by-side format 3D video for Youtube. When producing .mp4 files, Vegas is scrambling the images. But I found I could output to WMV file format instead and it did that properly.

Blogging and Youtube videos unlikely to earn much income

Blogging and Youtube videos unlikely to earn much income

The author of the excellent Micro 4/3rds Photography Blog reveals the numbers behind his blog – and with blog ads, commissioned sales links and Youtube videos with ads, the combination earns very little money. Source: Micro 4/3rds Photography: Blog economy Most of the top video channels on Youtube got started very early back when it is alleged most channel creators gamed the system to...