The next best thing to surfing in Hawaii? Probably surfing somewhere else. The best thing after that? Watching people surf in Hawaii in 3D. The people are more beautiful, the waves are sicker and Hawaii makes 3D actually sorta cool.
Those classic red and blue 3D glasses are still useful! But where the heck can you find a pair in a pinch? Don't worry, with an old CD case and a couple o' sharpies, it's ridiculously easy to make your own.
Want to make your own crazy eye-popping 3D images? It's actually not that tough. You'll just need a digital camera, some image-editing software, and this tutorial. Oh, and some 3D glasses so that you can admire your work properly.
My friend, huckster-photographer Gary He, sends Christmas cards every year. There's a big photo shoot, and he mails out hundreds of them. This year, he worked with Ethan Moses—who shoots fine 3D work—to produce this anaglyph Christmas card.
Consider the shrimp. Delicious to eat, whether doomed to a deep fryer or steamed and dunked in cocktail sauce. But, they're also quite enjoyable to watch prancing around! Especially in 3D, seen here, with a suitably sci-fi underwater soundtrack.
Wanna know why most 3D movies are pretty crappy right now? A top CG supervisor from a big visual effects studio risks his job to explain it all—from the piss-poor tech of fake 3D to the greed. [Gizmodo]