Month: Jun 2020

Keystone View Company

Keystone View Company

The Keystone View Company was founded in 1892 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. by amateur photographer B. L. Singley (Benneville Lloyd Singley). The trade list at the end of 1892 consisted of only a hundred titles but by 1940 they had commercially produced more than 40,000 titles. https://flic.kr/p/2jfRceX Among the first thousand Keystone views were a … Continue reading Keystone View Company

The Stereo Window: Tutorial

The Stereo Window: Tutorial

I'm sure if you've been making stereoviews that at some point you've heard about the 'stereo window', either cursing it yourself for the close tree branch crossing two edges or hearing someone else declaring a window violation and looking rather smug for spotting it. I think the hardest part at the beginning of stereo-photography can … Continue reading The Stereo Window: Tutorial

1960s Stereo-Camera Slides Part 1

1960s Stereo-Camera Slides Part 1

These 1960s stereoviews are from a box of about 30 slides which someone didn't know what to do with (when you're a stereoscopy nut with quite a niche interest these things have a habit of finding their way to you!). They're amateur and show someone's travels around the UK as well their home life. Unfortunately, … Continue reading 1960s Stereo-Camera Slides Part 1

How to Create Images for a HD 3-D Projection: Tutorial

How to Create Images for a HD 3-D Projection: Tutorial

Please note that this is a very specialised tutorial written for a request, it's not going to be very entertaining or light-reading but it may help with insomnia. This is for a HD* projection which can involve using a beam splitter attached to a laptop or computer and two separate projectors with filters on the … Continue reading How to Create Images for a HD 3-D Projection: Tutorial

1910s 3-D Wedding Party

1910s 3-D Wedding Party

These stereoviews were in a set of 15 which were originally made in France in the 1910s. The mounts show they were taken by a photographer with a studio in Paris and the clothing style shows French military uniforms as well as French fashion typical of the era. https://flic.kr/p/2j98gsL I do not know much about … Continue reading 1910s 3-D Wedding Party

How to Make Your Own iPhone Stereoviews: Basic Tutorial.

How to Make Your Own iPhone Stereoviews: Basic Tutorial.

Updated 06/06/2020 to include the new updated cropping and border options. You don’t need expensive cameras or software to make your own stereoscopic 3-D images. It’s relatively easy and there’s currently a real buzz on social media with people making their own stereoviews with smartphones and sharing them, especially on Instagram, so this tutorial will … Continue reading How to Make Your Own iPhone Stereoviews: Basic Tutorial.

How to Make Stereoviews Using Photoshop

How to Make Stereoviews Using Photoshop

I'm aware that not everyone will be able to use Stereo Photo Maker to make stereoviews, especially some Mac users, so I thought I'd write a tutorial to explain how to align images and turn them into a stereocard which can be printed off - all whilst only using Photoshop. For this tutorial I used … Continue reading How to Make Stereoviews Using Photoshop