The surge that 3D effects have taken in the past years has driven the world crazy. Regarded earlier as technologies that lure children to the theatres, 3D, nowadays, is not restricted to age, content or screen size. Yes, you can now see a mid –aged person enjoying his favorite sports game in 3D right on his TV or music concerts being telecasted live in 3D. Realistic experiences, which now accompanied with surround sound effects do make 3D one hard to resist entertainment mode. While having a 3D experience is fun, do you think making one would also be? Well, for those professionals, it must be, after all they have those advanced motion cameras and budget worth millions. But, in this blog, we bring 3D camera rigs to your DIY zone. We explore Eric Kurland’s guide to making your own 3D camera rig in under $20 if you own a couple of point shoot cameras, a computer, have access to the internet, a bit of electronics and are enough confident to get the project right.
It passes the budget criteria, but is it too complicated to work out to make this thing? You are using a couple of camera, so do you need to click them both simultaneously? The hacker comes in the picture here. The cameras can now be controlled using a single switch that is connected to both the cameras through USB. Process them through the software and that’s it!! Now you are good to showcase your work to whoever you want to!! A pair of 3 D glasses and there you are glued to the screen of your computer or staring at quality printouts. This rig’s DIY has been shown on still images, but it wouldn’t take much time to get going with 3D videos too. Get a camera and show the amazing!!
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