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The updating timing here has been very inconsistent lately, which I hope to get a better handle on going forward. I have a particular reason to post this evening's news earlier than usual, so hopefully I can use that as a springboard to a new trend.

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25. Re: Hobbit Jul 26, 2012, 11:46 kanniballl
OK, here's what puzzles me.

In the previous "Rings" trilogy, they used trickery for the whole size-thing. Like a table/bench was actually a really weird shape so from the camera's perspective it LOOKED like a tall guy was sitting next to a hobbit... when it fact it was at an angle and just "shaped" to cancel out the shrinkage-at-a-distant so Frodo was sitting further from the camera. So instead of a rectangle bench... more like a triangle/rhombus thing. And if you looked at it from a slightly different angle, it looked really weird.

Or two people standing in a field and talking together... one is actually stand closer to the camera than the other, and they're both staring at nothing.

So... wouldn't stuff like that wreak HAVOC with a 3D camera? As I imagine they're still doing the think where they're filming through two lenses Xinches apart. Wouldn't all of that trickery look weird if you were a few inches (or whatever) from where you were supposed to be?
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