Refocus That Please - by Mike Griffith
Usable 3D cameras from the 1950’s and 1960’s
In response to several newer members’ comments, each program this year will have an informational session. The first is going to be older cameras.
will bring in an assortment of commonly available stereo cameras from the
19050’s and 1960’s – Realist, Kodak, TDC Vivid, TDC Colorist, Belplasca, Busch Verascope f40, Iloca, Iloca II,
I will also have information on repair manuals and videos for the cameras, as well as people who are still actively repairing such cameras. This is a group exercise, so bring along your knowledge, especially about the cameras which I haven’t used before.
Go to Decatur Station
(E-6). Take East exit.
on South side of Sycamore St. Library is second building on right.
Below is a preliminary list of exhibits, workshops and projection. If you have something which you would like to add or do, let me know at 706-859-7726 or WHMoll@AOL.com
Also, see the ASA website at www.Georgia3D.com that Steve and Suzanne have created. We hope to put up images and articles in addition to the meeting notices.
First Floor Auditorium and Meeting Room
3D slides as Art
Antique tissue stereocards
Southern History in 3D – Civil War Atlanta, Then & Now Atlanta, Atlanta Road Race of 1909
Digital Exchange - modern stereocards in an easy to produce format
American Photographic Exchange Club III – modern exchange of stereocards in Holmes or over/under format
Pre-Olympic Trials in over/under format
Terry Wilson Phantograms – anaglyph images with an extra dimension –
David Lee –western landscapes in stereocards and large format
Lenticular images – John Wayne and vectographs
Stereo card making – how to make your own Holmes-format stereocards
Slide mounting – how to easily and properly mount your slides– Jon Golden
3D Antique Road Show – what is your 3D image or equipment worth – Medium format 3D slides - examples and discussion of stereo slides in medium format
Theater projection – a rotating slide programs with discussion of 3D projection
Atlanta Stereographic Association slide show – examples of local photographers’ work
Cotton States Exhibition
Selected View-Master reels
World 3-D Film Expo
Theatre in the heart
you missed it. But don’t worry, Peter Bahouth, Steve Hughes, Suzanne Hughes, Ken Kistner, Lamar Kennedy and I will tell you all about for
the next several years, so it be almost like you were there in person. In addition to ASA members, there were four
other people that we met from
Egyptian Theatre is one of the old classic
On Friday afternoon, the pass holders assembled in front of the theater, eagerly awaiting the opening of the ticket and trinket booths. The organizers weren’t too organized and weren’t quite ready for the eagerness of the group. Eventually, everything fell into place. There were 35 different screenings – 33 movies and two programs of shorts. After each one, the theater was emptied and everyone had to get in line for the next one. There were four lines, one for pass holders, one for ticket holders who had been to the previous movie, one for ticket holders who hadn’t and a fourth for the unfortunate people on standby without tickets. I go into this detail because the ritual of deciding whether to leave the celebrity interviews to get in line and how to get food were a memorable part of the experience.
in line was your chance to meet the other people. There weren’t many NSA types, as most were
movie people with an interest in 3D. In
addition to meeting other people from
yeh, then there were the movies. Many of the studios had made new prints for
the event. In many cases, they were
sloppily made, with adjusting the density or color properly. Others were superb. I expected to see a lot of poor movies, just
made in 3D. Instead, I saw some movies
which were quite good, despite prior reviews.
In “Stranger Wore a Gun”, there was applause for the
spectacular scene of the stagecoach coming around the bend and the opening
You will have to get more insightful comments from us at the meeting. Bill Moll - Editor