3D Discussion

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by Herman, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
  2. jankapp

    jankapp SC Regular

    Aug 28, 2010
    Interesting. A viewpoint of the maker of 3D movies.
    My father was a 3d photographer: Leica-3d-adapter, Verascope, Viewmaster, etc. He never adapted the red/green technic, he worked with either double slideviewers or a polafilter-projector.
    The stereo effect was clearly visible, also for the family. But it stayed in the state of an effect, a demonstration of an optical illusion.
    I have always suspected the difficult height standardization of the 2 slides as the cause of (light) headaches. But the argument in the article is, that it is a structural problem.
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  3. deirdre

    deirdre SC Top Veteran

    Sep 26, 2010
    I like some 3D and really enjoyed seeing Avatar in 3D, for example. I probably see 1-2 movies in 3D per year, and I generally pay the big bucks to travel to San Francisco to do it.

    Last year:

    Hubble 3D and Sun 3D (both were awesome, but there was a parallax problem with the Sun 3D for reasons explained here)
    Avatar (again; we saw it in 3D twice)
    Despicable Me (on my birthday because that's when it came out)
    TRON: Legacy

    Anyhow, no plans to see anything in 3D this year unless it's shot in 3D. Thor, perhaps.