Tag Archives: 3D

Macro flash bracket and other macro tools for OM-D users

This blog entry describes several things I have made/used that make flash and macro photography easier for me; a trigger grip/bracket I have made to support two Meike Mk320p flashes, how to use such a setup in conjunction with remote … Continue reading

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A bigger, better diy turntable for stereo or product photography.

Sometimes, in order to take stereo photos of larger objects, you need a bigger turntable. Also, a bigger turntable makes it easier to incorporate the lighting on its surface. It is always best to take a stereo pair in such … Continue reading

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New control box for a focus rail with many other options

I have now completed the new control box for the focus rail that I described how to build in a post I made a year or two ago. Actually, the new control box is capable of a great deal more … Continue reading

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Parallel versus cross-eyed stereo viewing – the swivel-eyed challenge

I was slightly surprised to learn from some people who have viewed some of my posts on Facebook and here, that they can view 3D photos designed for parallel viewing by “crossing their eyes”. First, let’s be clear, there are … Continue reading

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Crude but useful goniometer

One of the problems encountered when taking macro photographs of small objects such as insect heads, is the difficulty of maneuvering the object into the field of view to the angle one wants. I can usually get near to the orientation … Continue reading

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Macro 3D photography by precision rotation

This will be a brief post with a lot to follow on! The macro turntable is now working. There are a few pictures in an earlier post. In brief, it consists of platform mounted on a BYJ48 stepping motor controlled … Continue reading

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New year – projects? Rotating macro stage…to become a goniometer?

It’s  New Year and I am starting to think about what I will be making in the next 12 months. Certainly, I will be wanting to improve on existing designs. Currently, I have functioning versions of the following set-ups: High … Continue reading

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