5 Inspirational 3D Commercials

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Over the past few years we’ve seen lots of 3D technology used for movies, and now the commercial advertisement industry is getting on board too. The use of 3D technology in videos is amazing not only because it looks so cool, but also because it utilizes the power of fantasy in a way that can …

Spotlight on Dali: Visual Effects From an Eccentric Surrealist

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Who do you think of first when you hear: “artistic use of optical illusions”? For me the first name that comes to mind is Salvador Dali. And it goes beyond simply that his paintings were trippy or cool, because in order for Dali to achieve that “trippy” or “cool” optical illusion there needs to be …

Rockland County Uses Lenticular Flip Printing as a Security Measure against Fraud

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We found this client to be worth sharing since he solved a problem which could spark some ideas for you!  In this case, Rockland County needed to stop the fraud coming from students copying bus passes for friends and they turned to lenticular flip printing. I work at the Rockland County Dept. of Public Transportation. …

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 …

3D Photo Manipulations from Michael Oswald

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Michael Oswald is an up-and-coming graphic artist.  His specialty in photo manipulation is making him a small celebrity in graphic design.  He works, almost exclusively, with beautiful models and then retouches their their photos to add science fiction, fantasy and other themes.  Here are samples of his work, along with some other information he provides …

Lenticular Shines a Light on Ramadan

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This is a guest post from Karim Saad. “Shine a Light” is a project commissioned by the MBC (The Middle East Broadcasting Corporation) – a free-to-air, pan-Arab, news and entertainment broadcaster – for the month of Ramadan for their Group Head office in Dubai, UAE.  Ramadan is considered the holy month of Islam, put simply …

The Lenticular Landscape: Photos So Real, You Can (Almost) Step Through Them

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Remember that scene from Mary Poppins where Burt, Mary and the children are standing with their toes on the edge of Burt’s chalk drawings, about to jump in? It was the height of imagination in film, and it has been the dream of every child ever since: to have the ability to step from reality …

Caricaturas en un Impresionante 3D

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To see this article in English, click here! Soy un ilustrador profesional que ha trabajado en diversos campos y siempre he estado interesado en el 3d y la estereoscopía. Me ha encantado desde pequeño. Siempre me he sentido fascinado por ese increíble efecto visual que nos permite percibir algo que es absolutamente plano, sobre papel, …

3D Caricatures for a Custom Invitation

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Para veer este artículo en español, hace clic aqui! I’m a professional illustrator who’s worked in many fields.  I’ve been always interested in 3D and stereoscopy, since I was a child I have been fascinated by the 3D visual effect. For the past several years, I have been painting realistic caricatures as a freelancer.  I …

How Lenticular Printing is Creating 3D Family Portraits

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(This is a focus piece on a French photographer who creates 3D lenticular portraits using a HD Camcorder.) Say the words ‘family portrait’ and brace yourself for a barrage of protestation and flippancy.  In the past, family photos have run the gamut from conservative to kitsch. Well, here is something to bring a smile to your face: those …

Filling the Void for 3D Stock Photos

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This is a guest post from Harvey Jewett.  Read his full bio below. Some experts are trying to say that this current 3D bubble is already starting to burst.  But the facts say differently. Close to 25% of all TVs in homes are 3D capable and by 2014 almost all sets sold will be. On top of …

An Interview: Lenticular Printing for Sign Language Flash Cards

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How Do You Sign That Word? Andrea: I’m here with Mary Kane, expert and teacher of American Sign Language (ASL) to talk about how she’s putting lenticular technology to task using it to as a tool in the classroom,  She is the founder and owner of Say It in Sign, an ASL-instruction company utilizing 3d …

Event Photography in Nightclubs and Nighttime Lenticular Photography

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This is a guest post from Sarah Ginn. Hello all creative people out there! In this blog post I’m going to show you the creation of lenticular business cards and the images that are suitable for this process. My main job is event photography in nightclubs; it’s a great job! So for this project I …

Having Some Fun with Irene Werning’s Back to the Future series

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Do you ever look at a picture of you as a child, focus on the setting, on your expression, and wonder what you were feeling at the time?… or perhaps remember the experience and long to conjure it up again? Buenos Aries based photographer Irena Werning is doing just this. She will take an image …