An Encyclopedic Dictionary
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About the Book
Since the invention of the stereoscope in 1830, stereoscopic 3D has remained on the cutting edge of the media and entertainment industry. Every 20 to 30 years, a new generation rediscovers stereo filmmaking, fueling its resurgence with additional twists introduced by the technological advancements of the intervening years.
This encyclopedic dictionary offers a definitive compilation of information on the art and science of stereoscopic 3D, including still and moving images; film and digital image acquisition; production, post-production, distribution, and exhibition; and human visual perception. In addition to standard dictionary definitions, it includes many extended encyclopedic entries and nearly 300 black-and-white and color illustrations. Taking the mystery out of 3D’s unique language, the work provides a basis for clear communication among industry professionals and historical context for those new to the discipline.
About the Author(s)
Richard W. Kroon
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: 262 photos (36 in color), bibliography
Copyright Date: 2012
Table of Contents
Foreword: “Z-Space Linguistics” by Ray Zone 1
The Dictionary 13
Between pages 78 and 79 are 8 color plates containing 36 photographs and illustrations
Selected Bibliography and Recommended Reading 165
Book Reviews & Awards
“recommended”—Choice; “recommended”—ARBA; “provides an encyclopedic dictionary on stereoscopic 3D technology…definitions are technical, but are meant to be accessible by nonprofessionals and students”—Reference & Research Book News.