Clever way to program a DSLR – by putting the code outside the camera

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3D video of FIRST Robotics demonstration at Spokane Hoopfest

Hoopfest is the world’s largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament with over 7,000 teams on over 400 courts covering 42 city blocks. During this year’s event, high school FIRST Robotics team demonstrated their basketball shooting robots. This video was produced by me – in 3D. You need red/cyan or red/green glasses or a 3D monitor to watch in 3D or choose 2D. Use the 3D control in the player to select 3D viewing options.

Technical details
Cameras – two Canon Vixia HF M301 camcorders on homemade mount and monopod
Editing – Magix Movie Edit Pro

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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 and a technical exhibit of new equipment and displays.

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