Q Looses the 3-D of the M?

Started Jul 23, 2014 | Discussions thread
Roland Karlsson Forum Pro • Posts: 27,496
Re: what's 3-D?

Truman Prevatt wrote:

Roland Karlsson wrote:

Truman Prevatt wrote:

It has little to do with a specific camera or film.

You are a very stubborn man!

Set up exactly the same scene, with exactly the same lighting. Take two photos. One using a 35 mm camera with pushed TRI-X and the other a medium format camera with a very fine grain film.

Then compare the 3D feel. I bet it is different!

NOTE - apertures chosen so that you get the same DOF.

It depends on the scene. Some would be better suited for Tri-X and some better suited with medium format. However, this conversation is not about contrast it is about the illusion of depth.

As I said - a very stubborn man

Print both at e.g. 40x60 cm and you will see that the grainy Tri-X does not look as 3D as the fine grain medium format film print.

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