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DSC07282 6/1/06 - Capitol Reef National Park - Stereoscopic Cross Eyed 3D S view

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

If you like to see this scene in dazzling 3D, please cross your eyes until left and right images overlap in the center. The center area should appear in 3D. You can also copy the entire image and paste it to Stereo Photo Maker for full screen viewing with zoom and pan ability or changing the 3D viewing technique. This image pair from a lava cave or the purple lotus flower is good for beginners due to their simplicity.

As you may have noticed, these images are simply taken with some offset distance between them with a regular digital camera. Therefore it is also possible for you to use your regular camera to start making your own stereoscopic 3D photographs with the mentioned software and share.

Wishing you best of luck for your success on this very simple to make yet amazingly rewarding technique.

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Comments (11)

Volkan Yuksel on April 28, 2007

Thanks to my parents, today I am finishing another orbital period around the Sun. I wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid, but now as an electronics engineer that considers every travel involving a flight as a space mission to observe our planet from distance, this is as close as I can get to realize my childhood dream. So far so good :D

Chip Stephan on May 31, 2007

I'm glad to hear you've found a way to realize your dreams. And you get to take pictures and share the with the rest of us.

I see that you travel quite a bit here in the US. Is it you job that brings you here?

Volkan Yuksel on May 31, 2007

Thanks Chip. Yes, I am currently a "non resident alien worker" in the US. My work requires some traveling once while. As you can tell, I deeply appreciate for any sight seeing opportunities here in such great country. Take care, Volkan

kamalyn on December 12, 2007

ah-hah, neither gTranslate or I can even begin to deal with Turkish, but I can translate the 3rd-rock-speak there in the first message! Perhaps I'll remember that! ;-)

© Sonny☼ on January 20, 2008

Oh yes - this is also terrific!!! I'm definitely very fond of those very far distance 3Ds! Probably since one cannot take them every here and there!

Volkan Yuksel on January 20, 2008

Thank you Kamaly and Sonny. You got my favorite 3D here :) I am very very happy that I was able to do this one in X-3D. Cheers, Volkan

Ivica Kis on March 22, 2009

Hello Volkan! Following Your trail in a Google-jet I took several shots of the same motive (Notom-Bullfrog Tranch in Utah USA) and made this x3D image from a bit higher viewing point but very close to Your, viewing southward, and continuing my flight in this direction after some 110 kilometers I made couple of shots for another x3D image of the Glen Canyon Dam, only there I made a wide turn and made takes toward the north.

Volkan Yuksel on March 23, 2009

Hi Kaygod, thanks for sharing your nice GE extract X-3Ds. As you know, all my Utah and other aerial 3Ds are shot by me mostly from passenger airplane or chopper windows. For the moment, they may be not as high resolution like in GE. But geometric resolution is much much better than what can be extracted from GE (especially in the case of low altitude ones).

Terrain in this part of the word is really amazing, I hope you'd have chance to experience it in person someday.

Take care, Volkan

Volkan Yuksel on July 16, 2009

Cok tesekkur ederim Aycan Hanim, bu benim icin en ozel X-3D lerden biri. Chicago'dan bol selam ve sevgiler. Captain Volkan ;)

Fabio Rosati on March 17, 2012

Per il sig. Volkan YUKSEL.

Ciao Volkan,

fantastica visione, complimenti Lk & Ys

un saluto cordiale, Fabio Rosati - Velletri - Rm - Italy -

Volkan Yuksel on March 18, 2012

Thank you again Fabio, you've fount one of my most favorite X-3D. BTW I like your 1x1 binoculars. Thank you and cheers from Miami, Florida :) Volkan

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