(animated stereo) five Geisha in Meiji-era Japan

The purpose here is not to duplicate the original image, from Okinawa Soba's stream, but to generate an animated gif to assist viewing. Unfortunately, animation is not automatic - to animate you must view the image at original resolution (click all sizes) or simply scroll down.

 

Okinawa Soba posted several CC licensed stereoimages by T. Enami documenting life in early 20th century Japan (the Meiji period). The original hand tinted image (circa 1900), presented for parallel viewing and showing five geisha is one of many remarkable stereo compositions. This animated gif version exploits motion parallax to give a stereo illusion without eyestrain, to see what the photographer envisioned.

 

Animated gif generated with StereoPhotoMaker, a freeware program by Masuji Suto & David Sykes

 

creative commons attribution of Okinawa Soba's original image:

www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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Taken on October 24, 2009