IMG_7719 Greenland 3dns - N view from 11km Altitude

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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 (7)

tim_farmer on May 18, 2007

Volkan, It was images such as this one that led me to believe you had a 3D camera. Is this an example of lens spacing measured in miles? Was this taken from an airplane? Regards, Tim

Volkan Yuksel on May 18, 2007

Tim, yes this image too was taken from my Cross-Atlantic flight between Istanbul and Chicago. And yes, what you see is the 3D perception of the virtual giant named "Volkanzilla" that has about 2-3 miles between his eyes. This is how he would see our world; miniaturized. As you know normally there is no way we could see such distant objects in 3D with our own eyes. I hope I didn't confuse you more. Have a good weekend, Volkan

tim_farmer on May 20, 2007

Very cool. Nope, no confusion. I remember reading about using a "godzilla view" for steroviews, I just never experimented with anything bigger than a shift of a foot or so maximum. So, I should picture godzilla holding a camera doing the cha cha? LOL

Volkan Yuksel on May 25, 2007

Tim, I am glad that you're now fully ready to do "volkzilla" style "cha cha" X-3D :D Good luck and best wishes, Volkan

Vasco Pires on May 25, 2007

Really amazing, I'm mesmerized! Can you believe that the first time I saw one of your 3d aerial landscapes I thought you had done it with images of google earth with the terrain feature on (I did some like that and they look real good) But beeing made really from the air adds a really 'je nes sais quais' of mystic to the shot

And the "Volkanzilla" concept is genius stuff I think

But you sure have the opportunity to take great shots, are you an airline pilot? please don't tell me you release the plane controls to take the shots :))

Volkan Yuksel on May 25, 2007

Dear Vasco,

with the level of acknowledgment you express for my X-3D art, I feel like a "Nobel Prize" winner. I can not thank you enough for all your comments. But any ways I have to try and here it is; thank you very much. What I have here is indication of what you can do and perhaps you can do much better ones.

I wish I was a pilot or have pilot friends or own something that I can fly with it. For now I have none of that. But I am pleased to inform you that almost all my aerial shots were taken during my travel related flights, as much as weather allows I take hundreds of pictures. There were many times pilots helped me by slightly changing flight route so that I could take certain pictures during commercial flights. Some of what you see here are results of such cooperations with very kind pilots. With my best wishes, Volkan

Vasco Pires on May 25, 2007

Wow! deviating planes to take shots? are you a big shot diplomat or something? (just retorical, don't need answer) :)

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