Magical Images: A Handbook of Stereo Photography

Magical Images: A Handbook of Stereo Photography

by Geoff Ogram
Magical Images: A Handbook of Stereo Photography

Magical Images: A Handbook of Stereo Photography

by Geoff Ogram

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Overview

Magical Images: A Handbook of Stereo Photography provides both practical and theoretical understanding of stereoscopic imaging, primarily via photographic techniques, both film and digital.

The book is in 3 parts

Part 1 consists of fifteen chapters primarily devoted to the practical aspects of three-dimensional photography and imaging. This part of the book deals with the capture, processing and viewing of stereo images.

Part 2 comprises six chapters in which the theoretical principles of the subject are analyzed in detail, to emphasize how different variables can affect the quality of stereoscopic images.

Part 3 is made up of fourteen supplements which contain further technical information on various features of stereo photography, both theoretical and practical!

The book also contains a number of stereoscopic images taken by the author purely for readers to enjoy!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156859849
Publisher: ATBOSH Media ltd
Publication date: 08/03/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 572
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Dr Geoff Ogram was born in Ealing, West London, UK and after school education, went on to the University of Birmingham in the 1950s to study Metallurgy, gaining a BSc and later a PhD. After a brief period in industry he taught metallurgy at a College for thirty years, before retiring in 1995.
He became fascinated by 3D images at an early age, finally being able to afford a stereo camera (a Wray Stereographic) in 1965. He decided to write a book on stereo photography when he retired, though he admits that he knew little of the theory or practice of the subject. However, his scientific background facilitated his research into the subject and he was able to develop some original analyses of specific topics. Eventually, the book was self-published as “Magical Images”, now re-emerging as an updated second edition.
In private life he is a widower with three married daughters and four grandchildren. His interests are classical music, magic (though not now involved in this pursuit) and belonging to the Catenian Association, a society for Catholic men. His involvement in his local catholic church is playing the organ, which he has done for over forty years.
He joined the Stereoscopic Society (UK based) in 1997 and later served as President for three years. He is also a member of the Third Dimension Society. He regularly enters stereo competitions and has won awards for some of his images. He has also judged some competitions for the Stereoscopic Society, and takes part in one of the “folio groups” who circulate images in a box for comments. Images are continually changing as the box goes round.
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