trying to buy a set of 3D shooting-ready equipments.

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trying to buy a set of 3D shooting-ready equipments.

K.K
I'm trying to buy a full set of 3D shooting equipments, including Camera x2, Rig, synchronization device.
any recommendation?
I'd like to do a lot of 3D shooting experience.
In budget wise, near $2,000 or under.
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There are...or will soon be, some consumer 3D cameras...both Fuji & Viewsonic have products at VERY low price points.  Panasonic also has some announced 3D lenses for existing cameras.  Most of these "solutions" are in your price range...then there's the $21,000 Panasonic camera.  
Very nice...very expensive! (Then add the $10K passive-glasses monitor!)

I've been using two Canon Vixia HF-10 cams for about a year...mounted on an aluminum bar...lottsa work in post to make this really functional, but it DOES work.  Sometimes the parallax is beyond the "safe" limits though.  3D takes lots of planning...not just run-and-gun, the way most shooters are used to working.

Sync can be done with Singular Software's PluralEyes($150)...a very elegant solution, that matches the audio tracks of both cameras...no need for clap-boards or sync-events like strobes.  There are some inexpensive ($500) synchronizers that use wired-remote-control (vLAN) ports, but they don't work on all brands of cameras.

True genlok (synchronization) for your cameras is WAY beyond your price-point.

Both AVID Media Composer and Sony Vegas 10 offer 3D editing solutions natively...3rd party plugins like Dashwood 3D toolbox and Cineform Neo 3D are well into 4-figures ($), but Dashwood has an LE version for only $99...pretty limited though. Dashwood uses FX-Factory as it's API, and works with FCP, Motion, & After Effects.

BEST OF LUCK !
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Re: trying to buy a set of 3D shooting-ready equipments.

StereoscopyNews
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M advise is to buy the 3D Hero kit from gopro. You will get a synchronised pair of wide angle cameras with excellent quality.

Of course the interocular distance is a fixed 40 mm, but a simple tripod a a good light are the only accessories you will need! And they are shockproof, waterproof, and grandchildrenproof (all home tested features).
 check here : http://goo.gl/8pvbC
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Re: trying to buy a set of 3D shooting-ready equipments.

Ralf
GoPro also offers FREE software for building 3D files, and changing some of the 3D parameters.  Works for both Mac & Windows...unlike the Vegas solutions.

If you go that route, it should cost only about $1K...or less!
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