Kids! Now you can make your own old-school 3D photos in your own home! And videos too!
There are lots of approaches to this time-tested, and rather simple 3D fun.
Make Magazine has published a how-to on producing the old red/blue kind of 3D images in their School’s Out special issue. It looks to be a basic rig of two small digicams with appropriate filters on each.
While it’s not new tech, it’s still a fun idea for anyone who likes to play with variations on approaches to taking, and viewing photos.
For the truly DIY tinkerers, there is a NASA how-to Create your own 3D images
and a wikihow on How to Make Your Own 3D Glasses and
Amazon has premade glasses Red-blue / Cyan Anaglyph Simple style 3D Glasses for the extra chic crowd.
Have fun, and remember: objects in 3D may be real’er than they appear!