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The Stereoscopy Blog provides an overview of the latest 3D photography, useful information and links about stereoscopy.

 

Cairo

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6 July 2019 | New Photo Gallery
Cairo, which is located on the eastern side of the Nile, is the capital of Egypt and has about 9 million inhabitants. Together with the city of Giza, which is located on the west side of the Nile, the metropolitan area has about 20 million inhabitants, making it the largest city in the Arab world.

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Pyramids of Giza

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30 Jun 2019 | New Photo Gallery
The pyramids of Giza are the only surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient world. They are among the best-known and oldest surviving buildings of humanity. The age and purpose of the pyramids is scientifically controversial.

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Jajce

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7. May 2019 | New Photo Gallery
Jajce is located in the center of Bosnia and Herzegovina and has over 27,000 inhabitants. The city is surrounded by high mountains and was built next to a waterfall. The castle and the old town are evidence of a centuries-old history.

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The pyramid mountains of Visoko

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28. Apr 2019 | New Photo Gallery
The so-called Bosnian pyramids consist of three mountains in the Visoko Valley, which have a clear pyramidal shape and are aligned in the cardinal directions. In addition, these three mountains are arranged so that their position almost give an isosceles triangle.

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The largest stone sphere in the world

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28. Apr 2019 | New Photo Gallery
In Zavidovići, a small town in Bosnia, in 2016, the largest stone sphere in the world was discovered in a surrounding forest. Scientists are not yet in agreement, whether it is a relic of a forgotten civilization or a natural rock formation, created by concretion and gradual deposition of material.

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In the alleys of Europe

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20. Feb 2019 | New Photo Gallery
Most cities in Europe have a history that dates back to the Middle Ages. Within the former city walls every square meter was very precious. That's why the streets were laid out to make room for houses. The following photo series shows lanes from different European eras.

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With a balloon over Namibia

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4. Oct 2018 | New Photo Gallery
The following picture series shows a flight with a balloon over Namibia. The balloon has been mounted inside and shows the possibilities of a stereoscopic montage.

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What are good 3D photos?

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13. Aug 2018 | Information
In the following article you will be shown by pictures, which technical properties good 3D images have and which errors occur again and again, which make them unattractive. Stereoscopic 3D images are the most intense in their perception. If these are correctly implemented, a well-being is triggered. If 3D images are poorly implemented, they will be uncomfortable, even if the motif is attractive from a monoscopic point of view.

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Which deviation is the best?

Kairo in 3D

29. Jul 2018 | Information
Deviation is the image offset between two images that together make up a 3D photo. With anaglyph images you can see it clearly at the red and blue image offset. If the image offset is very low, then the depth effect is low. Ist der Bildversatz sehr breit, dann ist die Tiefenwirkung sehr hoch. The optimum deviation depends on the size and spacing of the 3D image by looking at it. The following picture series shows different deviations in 20 steps.

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What makes a good 3D camera system?

Kairo in 3D

25. Jul 2018 | Information
If you want to take good 3D photos, you need a 3D camera system with the right requirements. Not every camera is suitable for stereoscopy. Basically, you can take any photo camera or smartphone for 3D photos. In simple words: One photo for the right eye and another for the left eye, then assemble on the computer and then export as anaglyph image or other 3D formats - Done. The photo shows a 3D effect. If you want to show more than just a 3D effect, you need a good 3D camera system.

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World Cup 2018 Zagreb

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15. Jul 2018 | New Photo Gallery
Croatia made it to the final. The whole country is in football fever. For Croatia, this is the most important historical moment since the founding of the state in 1991. Although they lost 2-4 to France, many football fans celebrated until late in the evening.

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Graz

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21. Apr 2018 | New Photo Gallery
Graz is the provincial capital of Styria and, with 290,000 inhabitants, the second largest city in the Republic of Austria. The city is located on both sides of the Mur in the Graz basin. Greater Graz has been Austria's fastest growing metropolitan area in the past ten years. The old town of Graz and Eggenberg Castle have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999 and 2010 respectively.

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360 VR Roller Coaster in 3D

20 Feb 2018 | New Animation
A 360-degree 3D video clip which can be seen with a VR glasses or in Anaglyph.

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MPO Download for VR headsets

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12. Dec 2017 | New photo format
If you have a VR headset of the latest generation, with high resolution and good lenses, you can download the MPO photos at the following download. For Android download the "MPO Viewer for Cardboard" to view the pictures.

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Winter time in Zagreb

Drunken-man

3. Dec 2017 | New Photo Gallery
I'm not that winter type. Winter is cold and ugly. But when the sun shines after a fresh snowfall, I also appreciate the winter from a photographic point of view. Fresh snow, which keeps on the trees, in combination with blue sky, is a rare spectacle of nature, which unfortunately is far too rare to see. On the following link are eight photos from my tour.

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Drunken man

Drunken-man

28. Okt 2017 | New Animatonclip
An animation workshop showing a 3D figure running drunkenly down a path.

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