Posted by: bluesyemre | July 18, 2012

UK in 3D: Pictures from England by Jason Hawkes

  • Do not adjust your monitor. You’re looking at 3D photographs by Jason Hawkes of sites around the UK. You’ll need some 3D glasses, and fortunately, they’re easy to make yourself. Jason shares some tips for shooting from a helicopter, as well as making images in 3D: “I normally fly in a Eurocopter AS355 which is a five seater machine. I sit in the back wearing a harness and we usually take off the doors before flight. I shoot on Nikon D3X and D3S using lenses from 14mm up to 300mm. (3D) Rigs on helicopters are a nightmare, especially as I might use three different types of helicopters in a week. In the end I found with a little trial and error its just as easy to shoot with a single camera as long as you get the timings spot on. Once you have the images you just use some standard Anaglyph software to integrate the shots and you end up with these stereoscopic images. When viewed with chromatically opposite lenses you perceive the images as having three dimensions.”

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