My point was, they don't even want to see in 3D. It's an experience of no interest to the younger
generation. Their interest are convenience and instant/random access.
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From: "Roger and Allison Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2007 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Slides and inconvenient media (was spin it again)
> Providing one can see in 3D.
> "Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Fine"
>> Stereo slides are amazing and my father took many of them. Yeah, I'll scan em
> so everyone can have
>> digipix, but I already took the viewer and restored it (battery had corroded
> in it but it was
>> fixable) and will be keeping those boxes for myself one day.
>> As for slide shows, a well-edited showing of slides is great but few people do
> them well. I'll
>> probably end up with the carousels and the projector so I can enjoy them from
> time to time. The
>> digitization is important, in my opinion, so the neices and nephews have some
> idea of where they
>> came from and what their grandparents were like. Kids today have no experience
> with slides or indeed
>> with almost any imagery beyond movie theatres that is not displayed on a CRT
> or LCD display, so they
>> have no reference to "miss" a slideshow. This is akin to the fact that we now
> have an adult
>> generation that never experienced LP's.
> My father (who was a bit of a "photography nut" in the days when he had
> money) also owned one of these "stereo" cameras. As I recall, the make was
> Stereo Realist...and the format simply paired two standard 35mm slide
> images using a "dual slide" mount. They could be projected, but NOT in
> 3-D...and NOT by standard slide projectors.
> However, the images, when properly viewed (as with ViewMaster 3D "discs"
> and old double-picture "stereographs") certainly add to their impact!
> We're still waiting for an image/viewer format that will allow the
> display of true 3D images on existing computer monitors...!
> Steven C. Barr
> "If you're not on somebody's watchlist,you're not doing your job"
> Dave Von Kleist
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