The father of the stereoscopy, Charles Wheatstone, used geometric pictures to demonstrate his thesis about the “physiology of binocular vision”. Artificial Intelligence could be a new way to create stereoscopic worlds.
Month: November 2020
3D filmstrip viewers are a family of stereo viewers that gained prominence in the early 20th century. In fact, it was a small filmstrip viewer called Tru-Vue that re-introduced 3D viewing as a mid-century pastime, made it more affordable than earlier stereoscope sets, and paved the way in the hearts and minds of consumers for the popular 3D reel & card viewers that would come later. For this reason, Tru-Vue has often been called “the missing link” in stereoscopy. Explore some of the most interesting filmstrip stereo viewers here.
When considering restoration, I always ask myself one very simple question: What would this stereoscope look like today if it had never disappeared from its owner’s living room, but had been cherished and cared for continuously for over 100 years?
Lenticular photographs can be viewed the same way as ordinary photos, but they show the added dimension of depth. No stereoscope or 3D glasses are required for viewing. This ease of viewing is the biggest benefit of the lenticular print. By adding more than two viewpoints, the prints are easily viewed from a variety of positions and angles.