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Split Depth GIFs

Discussion in 'The Humor Mill' started by Taure, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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  2. TMD

    TMD Groundskeeper DLP Supporter

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    Is it sad that the first one of these I saw was on /r/nsfw_gif?

    Defo knocked me for 6 though.
     
  3. Dark Minion

    Dark Minion Bright Henchman Moderator DLP Supporter

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    I don't understand what's so special. They all are just movie clips turned into gifs. And the two bars ruin the visual effects of the scenes.

    This one looks good, though the idea behind it - 'to leave the screen' - isn't exactly new.

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    ... wait... Are these 'bars' supposed to be solid? They are white on my browser. I supposed it looks quite different if they are transparent.
     
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  4. foreveryone

    foreveryone Second Year

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    What it is supposed to do is create a false sense of depth. Normally your eyes are supposed to perceive the bars on the same depth as your screen. So the image hidden by the bars is behind the bars, and when something goes in front of the bars you are supposed to perceive it as coming out of the screen. The bars are meant to be solid.
     
  5. TheWiseTomato

    TheWiseTomato Tactical Tomato DLP Supporter

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    Would the .gif still not work as intended without the bars? I thought they were just there to help highlight the 3D effect.
     
  6. Dark Minion

    Dark Minion Bright Henchman Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Eh - I'd need the same scene with the snitch without the bars to check if they are supporting the effect or not.
     
  7. foreveryone

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    Without the white bars there is no forced perspective only the effect of depth of field (blurring of what is not in focus) already present in the original footage.
     
  8. yak

    yak Moderator Moderator DLP Supporter

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    That's a pretty neat effect. Apparently they recently gained prominence on Reddit because people with vision in only one eye were able to see the 3D effect for the first time in their lives. 3D movies, etc. all rely on two eyes, but using forced perspective is a different way of tricking the brain. One Eye Murton should be down with this.