LC #42 Pipers Alley

View Full Version : Hybrid convergent-parallel stereoscopic camera setup

09-14-2010, 09:27 PM
I developed this early in 2010 when tasked with some stereoscopic work in Lightwave. The built-in stereo camera was uselessly limited at the time (not even supporting photoreal motion blur), so...using Lightwave's tilt-shift camera and basic nulls, this setup lets you create perfectly tuned convergence without any perspective distortion. Pretty nifty, if I dare say so myself. :cool:
(Lightwave scene downloads are available from the Vectorform blog (

I've uploaded sample images to the Newtek forum post ( More tutorials to follow in the next couple of weeks, covering basic Anachrome/Trioscopic/ColorCode compositing in Photoshop, After Effects, and Quartz (for use with Noise Industries' FxFactory Pro in Final Cut, Motion, or After Effects).

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