How to create 3D photos

Train your camera to 'use both eyes'.

11. If the left and right images aren’t correctly aligned vertically, use the U, D, 5U or 5D buttons to move the right image up or down by one or five pixels with respect to the left image. Also try the L, R, 5L and 5R buttons, which affect how far forward or back various objects appear.


Step 11

12. To appreciate your completed 3D picture in all its glory you really need to view it in fullscreen mode – do so by clicking Full Screen. Pressing Esc returns you to AnaMaker’s normal viewing mode. If you aren’t entirely happy with the image, go back to step 11 and fine-tune it.


Step 12

13. Mono anaglyphs will work with any photos but, provided your images don’t contain highly saturated red or cyan objects, you can also make anaglyphs in colour. For this you need to use red-cyan glasses. Simply repeat steps 10, 11 (if necessary) and 12, but select the Anaglyph Color (Red-Cyan) button in Step 10.


Step 13

14. To save the anaglyph click Save 3D Image. Enter a filename and save the file in BMP format as a 3D image. Note that BMP is the preferred file format as Jpeg compression artefacts might affect the perception of 3D.


Step 14

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