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Homemade sliding mount for stereo photography

Posted December 20, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY

f295 member MarkB has instructions for making a sweet-looking sliding bar mount for stereo/3D photography. He writes: The slide bar allows you to take 2 sequential, side-by-side photos of the same scene, rather than simultaneously exposing 2 images. This took 2 or 3 hours to put together. Mainly I’ll just show photos below with a [...]

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Horseman 3D stereo camera

Posted August 9, 2006 in Product News

Horseman/Rollei Partnership Unveils First 3D Camera Built From the Ground Up

CONCORD, CA (August 9, 2006) – One of the most advanced 3D stereo cameras ever developed was announced today by Horseman, which is in a joint venture with Rolleiflex to develop professional level cameras and accessories. Called the Horseman 3D, the new camera features the ability to make stereo pictures of high-speed moving objects, such as flying birds, jumping animals, a spray of water, and indoor or night scenes. These kinds of shots were difficult with conventional stereo cameras, but are routine with the Horseman 3D because of a unique 24x65mm size electronically controlled focal plane shutter that allows perfect synchronization of right and left images up to 1/1000sec. shutter speed. This synchronization is possible thanks to a 24 x 65mm long blade, one piece metal focal plane shutter.

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DIY camera attachment to make 3D anaglyph photos

Posted May 1, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Random

"This device lets you take 3D anaglyph photos and movies with an ordinary camera. The parts cost about $30. It’s pretty simple to build and you don’t need any special softare or camera equipment…" Read instructions at instructables.com Via MAKE Blog

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Return of the stereo camera

Posted April 28, 2006 in Product News

Oren Grad writes at The Online Photographer: It looks as though the Horseman 3D camera spotted in prototype at PMA is really going to happen. The Japanese page is projecting delivery for this summer.

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