On Mon, 03 Jan 2011 06:03:40 +0900, Ned Chiariello <panophoto@...
> There has been a lot of talk lately on 3D, I thought you would find this
> Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W3 Test Photo & Video interesting
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iI8ONdcmeNc make sure you view it in
> full screen mode.
Interesting, yes. It confirms me in the opinion that red/cyan anaglyphs are
inadequate for a satisfactory stereo experience, though. It also shows that
the photographic eye, the sense of what makes a good stereo image, is the
vitally important thing. Point a stereo camera in just any old direction
and click away, and you get just any old snaps! The stereo effect alone
cannot save them, nor make them interesting.
I guess the poor image quality is more a limitation of YouTube than the
On the other hand, the occasional video sequences, even where the subjects
were quite humdrum, were more interesting and impressive. I've tried this
camera in a camera store here in Tokyo, and viewed on the built-in LCD
screen, or on Fujifilm's special display, neither of which require coloured
glasses, the stereo experience is greatly improved by rendering images in