North Brother Island: A History in 3D
North Brother Island is an enigmatic no man's land, lying in the East River between the Bronx and Riker's Island (New-York, USA). Matthew Schlanger, a Nyack, (NY, USA) resident with a sailboat and a keen sense of adventure, accompanied a friend to visit the abandoned chunk of land back in 2007.
Matthew Schlanger brought along a stereoscopic 3D camera, and later decided to turn the series of photographs into the book available now available as an e-book ready to be downloaded to your iPad.
2nd Sony World Photography Awards
3D photography as an artform is once more taking momentum. So Sony is awarding its World Photography Awards in the 3D category for the second time this year and the three finalists were nominated this week. They represent some of the world’s best photographers working in stereoscopic photography in 2013.
Selected by the judges from the World Photography Organisation, the three finalists are:
- Michele Abramo Puricelli (aka Michael Abraham) (Italy) (left picture),
- Matjaž Tančič (Slovenia) (middle picture),
- Nick Saglimbeni, USA, (laureate of the 3D Photographer of the Year title in 2012) (right picture).
Cesar Sommer and Phereo make World Premiere Stereoscopic Web Page
Cesar Sommer’s 3D photographer portfolio homepage is a world premiere and has been realized by Phereo, a company at the forefront of 3D technology. As one can see it offers new ways to display 3D images on web sites making it easy for viewers with different stereoscopic 3D display devices to be able to enjoy them in 3D. Cesar’s 3D photo portfolio takes advantage of a new feature for the Pro users of the Phereo service that allows the users to easily create a dedicated page with selected stereoscopic images to showcase their best 3D photography works.
With the Phereo technology, you are now able to watch 3D web pages in 3D in various modes from anaglyph, side-by-side, interlaced, etc, to NVIDIA 3D Vision and 3DVision 2 active glasses methods. If you don't have any 3D gear on hand -or if you are stereoblind-, there is 'Wiggle' mode so you can have a glimpse of what you are missing...
3D Stock Video Available Online at Sequences3D
A new stock video footage web site is available at Sequences3D.com (Briancon, France). Over 2,400 shots are already available. Sequences are indexed and over 1,400 keywords are usable for direct access to specific shots. All shots are available for purchase and online download.
The manager, Michel Toupet, is a French photographer specialised in panoramic photography and 3D stereoscopic video. He is also a real fan of alpine mountains...
Queen Stereo Cards Available with Christmas Bonus
Brian May from the London Stereoscopic Company is a also a reknown guitarist playing with rock band QUEEN and he is still excited about stereo cards … and now he is happy to offer the long-awaited Queen stereo cards, in the works for months. The pictures are from the Freddy Mercury days and were restored from 35 mm exposures taken with Brian May's own StereoRealist 3D camera.
The first two series of 12 are on sale, with two bonus cards for each set added in the Christmas introductory offer. Each set of 12 stereo cards comes packaged in their own storage envelope and is available on the London Stereoscopic Company web site.