You have a lot of money, so much time and knowledge of electronics and DIY? And if you are also lovers of the macro you can try to imitate the monstrous machine 8kg heavier well-designed and built by the photographer and designer Frans Fotoopa, or the “High-speed laser room”, a 3D camera that enables macro shooting with a laser sensor.
Its implementation is extremely complex, but is just as easy to use. In fact, two laser pointers create an “X” clearly visible. Just point this “X” on a subject in motion and a photo is taken immediately. Thanks to a simple game mirrors the two cameras shooting the scene in that period: staggered slightly from each other: you can then use the pictures taken to create three-dimensional picture.
The material used is also the first choice: two SB-800 Nikon flash, a Nikon D200, a Nikon D300, Nikon AF 105mm f/2.8D two lenses mounted on the bodies and Micro Nikon AF 60mm f/2.8D lens further Micro mounted on the electronics detects that the “X” created by the laser. All this put together on a specially designed rig and electronics. Frans Fotoopa has created an album on Flickr that explains how to build the whole thing. A pain, sure, but judging from the results that you see in the gallery, even if only in 2D, it is really worth.
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