A Cheaper Way to Make a 3D Camera? Tips for the Frugal Photographer

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Popular Mechanics recently featured an article on how to reduce the cost of being a 3D photographer.  How?  We picked up on a recent post from their site on how to make your own homemade 3D camera at home. Here’s a quick summary: 1. Create your own 3D Rig/Mounting Bracket As author Anthony Verducci puts …

The Festival of Lights: 8 Tips for Candlelight Photography this Chanukah

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The Hanukkah festival gives us a special opportunity to take striking pictures, often using techniques special for candlelight photography. This holiday is also known as The Festival of Lights for good reason. Below, we’ve come up with a strong list of 8 tips and how-tos to improve and make sure you have the best family …

Halloween Tutorials to Make Monster Eyes

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As the holiday approaches this week, we’ll try to get you some more creepy tutorials to fuel your creative vein.  The first will look at creating a ghost effect. The second, piercing werewolf eyes. The third is for green, monstrous, Hulk eyes.  Click on the thumbs to see them or scroll to go through all:   …

Photographing Autumn: 5 Tips for Shooting in the Fall

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Autumn is a time of high ranges of natural colors, unpredictable contrasts of light and opportunity to capture those unique elements of nature for timeless photographs. Getting the perfect shots will require a handful of tips, at the least. Here are five pieces of advice from ephotozine that will help you get that classic gallery: …

Creating A Monsterous Image Using this Halloween Photoshop Tutorial

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This is a guest post by Kevin Stohlmeyer: The photo illustration above was created using images captured at the Photoshop World Conference held this past September in Las Vegas, Nevada.  At very conference, there are opportunities to shoot live models or vignettes using state-of-the-art lighting equipment.  But this particular image was created using not one …

Converting a 2D Photo to 3D Anaglyph – What to Know

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This is part of our collection of introductory articles to 3D photography and 3D graphic design concepts. So you’ve just discovered you can make a 3D print out of your old photos. But, given you’ve just found this out, you might not have any idea what you’re doing. Managing 2D to 3D stereo conversion is …

Catching 3D at High Speeds

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Flash photography actually lends itself well to creating 3D versions of photographs because the flash will synchronize the shots from two adjacent cameras or in a 3D camera. Below is a smart bite of information about high speed 3D photography taken from www.njnoordhoek.com: By using a simple Matlab script, the red and green+blue channels are …

Animating a Business Card

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In this post, we’re going to see how to go about creating a flip-style animated business card.  A client sent me some of his best images posing for the camera to see which would be the best for the card.  The best thing about my buddy’s business is it’s pure magic, literally; he’s a magician. …