My Experiments with Shooting 3D Photos

Jennifer Nichole Wells:

This adds an interesting new dimension to photographic arts. I wonder where it will take us?

Originally posted on Photofocus:

If there’s a new way of shooting pictures, I’m always game to give it a try. I’ve been playing with all the options and I discovered that both my Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Panasonic DMC-GH3 have a 3D shooting mode.  Curiosity got the best of me and I started the process of exploring.  Here’s what I’ve figured out so far.

Get a 3D Lens

When it comes to shooting 3D, there aren’t a lot of choices out there.  Sure, you can find point and shoots (like the Sony Bloggie 3D).  But getting a lens for pro and semi-pro bodies is hard. Enter the Panasonic Lumix 12.5mm f/12 3D G Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras.  While it lists for $250 in the US, it can be found for much less. This lens has two optical systems side by side.  This produces a pair of side by side stereo…

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