Stereo photography aligns two slightly offset photographs providing a three-dimensional view. With the aid of stereoscopes, the two images merge--replicating stereopsis, the principle by which the distance between our eyes allow the ability to perceive depth.
Did you know?
- Representing a 3D image on a flat surface was first discovered in 1838 by Charles Wheatstone.
- Victorian stereoscopic cards were introduced in 1904.
- Viewmasters were introduced in 1939--the same year that The Wizard of Oz was released. What's new: The Wizard of Oz: An IMAX 3D Experience.
Below is a sample of Brenda's stereo photography, taken at Denver Botanic Gardens.