A Minimal Stereo Rig

As an aid to users who may contemplate creating their own stereo rigs, and so that you may better understand the test footage used for the stereo shots, here is a description of our simplest stereo rig.


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Second-Generation Stereo Rig

You should be familiar with the first stereo rig as the discussion of the second will omit details already described there. This second rig is designed to allow the cameras to be approximately aligned during setup, so that less zoom will be required in post-production to correctly align the images from the two cameras.


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Small Dolly

Picture of dolly on track

Build your own small camera dolly with parts from the local home improvement store.

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Hollywood Cameraworks has a page of many more projects to build.

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Lens Grid Auto-Calibration

Introduction to the lens grid auto-calibration system in SynthEyes, which analyzes footage of a lens grid pattern to produce accurate lens preset information.

2011-12-07. 8:20 long.

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Lens Grid for Zoom-based Center Finding

Download the older 50x27 inch lens grid for zoom-based centering determination, and print it at most copy shops such as FedEx Office (Kinkos). Not for use with the 2011.1 lens grid auto-calibration.


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SynthEyes easily is the best camera match mover and object tracker out there.

Matthew Merkovich

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