Phantograms from Macrophant 3D

Upon attend­ing a Nation­al Stereo­scop­ic Asso­ci­a­tion in 2004 in Port­land Ore­gon, I sat in on a phan­togram work­shop offered by Steve Hugh­es, and was impressed by Ter­ry Wilson’s phan­tograms there.  With­in a few months I was cre­at­ing phan­tograms of house­hold objects and then of nat­ur­al subjects.

These images are from my most recent book “Macro­phant 3D”, pub­lished at the end of 2020 in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Jim McManus. It is a col­lec­tion of 60 macro phan­tograms.  In the book they’re shown in anaglyph, par­al­lel view and cross-eyed view.

© 2023 Bar­ry Rothstein

Barry Rothstein (Long Beach, California, USA)

Before 2003 my pho­tog­ra­phy was most­ly black & white medi­um for­mat por­trait shots. I first stum­bled into stereo pho­tog­ra­phy upon see­ing a stere­o­scope at an antique store and was imme­di­ate­ly fas­ci­nat­ed, and start­ed cre­at­ing stereo images.
In May 2005 I self-pub­lished his first book, “Phan­tograms from Nature, West­ern USA”.  My next was a chil­dren’s book “Pop-Up 3D” in 2007.  “Eye-Pop­ping 3‑D Pets” in 2009, and “Eye-Pop­ping 3‑D Bugs” in 2011 were pub­lished by Chron­i­cle Books and lat­er re-pub­lished in Ital­ian and Japan­ese.  In 2009 I self-pub­lished “Crossview 3‑D”, a col­lec­tion of cross-eyed view images by twen­ty-six stere­o­g­ra­phers.
Since 2010 I have pro­duced an image blog each week that I email to those inter­est­ed in receiv­ing them.  The many years of his “image-of-the-week” blog can be accessed here
Since cre­at­ing my first book I have pre­sent­ed phan­togram work­shops at numer­ous NSA and ISU con­ven­tions and exhib­it­ed at sev­er­al Mak­er Faire and var­i­ous sci­ence fair events, as well as hav­ing been show­cased at sev­er­al gallery events in south­ern Cal­i­for­nia.

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