Category Archives: Tutorials

How To fix Infrared Hotspots using Adobe Lightroom

Infrared hotspots are a known problem with converted cameras. Some lenses are more prone to it than others (See a relevant discussion here, and a list of lenses with their relative performance here). Certainly in smaller converted cameras, it’s a … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography

A basic 3D Stereo photography tutorial Introduction Part 1 – History & Theory Part 2 – Create a basic 3D picture Part 3 – Refining the technique Part 4 – Getting serious about 3D Stereo photography Part 5 – Further … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Part 5

Part 5 – Further reading There are some very active yahoo groups that showcase 3D stereo photography and 3D-Anaglyphs http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/anaglyphs/http://groups.yahoo.com/group/photo-3d/ For additional reading I would redirect you to these sources which have additional reading material and most comprehensive cross-reference sections … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Part 4

Part 4 – Getting serious about 3D digital photography As I said in the beginning, 3D photography is not new. There are still a lot of people that are passionate about it (as you will see from the reference links … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Part 3

Part 3 – Refining the techniqueSelecting the right themes Some themes work better for 3D than others. Especially where the stereo-pair of pictures are not taken at the same instant but in sequence (e.g. cha cha). Generally, themes that work … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Part 2

Part 2 – Create a basic 3D picture Doing the cha-cha Let me quickly introduce you to the cha-cha method. No, not the dance, although that’s where the name comes from. In order to create a real 3D image, you … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Part 1

Part 1 – History and theory This part is a bit academic, but it will give you a basic understanding of why things work the way they do. I recommend that you read it, but if your fingers are itching … Continue reading

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[3D Tutorial] – Stereo Photography – Intro

Intro – How to create 3-Dimensional pictures with your normal digital camera. I got my first “taste” of stereo photography as a toddler. My grandfather (who died before I was born) was a stereo photographer, and left behind a legacy … Continue reading

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How Balanced are your Whites?

Does adjusting the white balance really make a difference? Surely modern cameras can adjust the “White Balance” just as they can adjust everything else? Well, yes and no. Most modern cameras will correctly detect the quality of light and adjust … Continue reading

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Infrared photography IR for dummies

OK, I’m not the world’s expert on Infrared, but I’ve dabbled with it, so here’s what I’ve learned… 1) Check your camera. Different digital cameras have different sensitivity to Infrared. (read the section on conversion below if you want to … Continue reading

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