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Unless otherwise indicated, these are Microsoft Excel™ spreadsheets.  You can open them in your browser by left-clicking on the links or you can save them to your hard drive by right-clicking and doing a "Save Target as..." (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link as..." (Netscape).

Stereo Base

Stereo Base in Millimeters   v6.0

Stereo Base in Millimeters (for Macro Distances)   v6.0m

%MAOFD Delivered by Fixed-Base Stereo Cameras   v2.5

Stereo Base for Free Viewing (Constant Base or Constant Deviation)

Examination of Various Methods for Calculating Base Separation   v9.4

The Di Marzio-Davis Equations for Stereo Base

The Di Marzio-Davis Equations for Percent of MAOFD

An Implementation of John Bercovitz' General Solution for Stereo Base

 

Stereo Viewer Comparison

The Uni-Color International STL vs. the SaturnSlide STL   (HTML)

Stereo Viewer Virtual Image Area Comparison Calculator

 

Depth of Field

Not Just Another Depth of Field Calculator!   v9.97s

Depth of Field for Fixed-Focus Shooting

CoC, DoF, MTF-Optimized f-Number, and Stereo Base  (Pocket PC version available in Field Calculations section, below.)

CoC and Diffraction-Limit f-Number to Support a Desired Print Resolution   New!

CoC Calculated with Consideration of Both Defocus and Diffraction

Maximum Permissible Circle of Confusion Calculator   v2.3

Comparison of CoC Calculation Methods

Sputnik Depth of Field and % MAOFD Calculator - 8 lp/mm   (GIF -  Right-click and select Save Target As... or Print Target)

Sputnik Depth of Field and % MAOFD Calculator - 5 lp/mm   (GIF -  Right-click and select Save Target As... or Print Target)

 

Diffraction

Sensor (or Film) Size vs. Print Size vs. Diffraction   v2

Diffraction Squelches the Smaller Formats' Depth of Field Advantage   v1.0

Pixel Density vs. Maximum Usable f-Stop   v2

DigiSpecs  -  Available Diffraction-Free Stops vs. Print Size for Several Digital Cameras

Resolution Calculated with Consideration of Both Defocus and Diffraction

CoC Calculated with Consideration of Both Defocus and Diffraction

 

Pre-Exposure

A Guide to Pre-Exposure (In-Camera Contrast Control)

 

Field Calculations

CoC, DoF, MTF-Optimized f-Number, and Stereo Base for Pocket PC (Pocket Excel)    (PC version available in Depth of Field section, above.)

Using the Hewlett-Packard HP48G+  PDF format - requires Adobe® Reader®

 

Twin-Camera Sync

Shutter Speed Test Revealing Inability to Sync Two Cameras at Speeds Faster Than 1/125th Second

 

Working With f-stops

f/stop Series Calculator

 

Film Data

Fujichrome Velvia Reciprocity Failure Correction

Ilford Delta 100 Reciprocity Failure Correction

Color Print and Slide Films Sorted by RMS-Granularity, then Film Name

Performance Data for Several Print and Slide Films with User-Definable Weighted Composite Scoring

 

Equivalent Focal Lengths, Angle of View, Camera Distance

Equivalent Focal Lengths for Nine Formats

Angle of View and Nominal Camera Distance for Specified Film or Sensor Size, Focal Length and Object Size

 

HDTV Viewing

        Ideal Viewing Distances for 16:9 HDTV's with a Vertical Native Resolution of 1080 Pixels

   

Large Format Lens Comparisons

New Large Format Lenses for 6x7cm

New Large Format Lenses for 6x9cm

New Large Format Lenses for 6x12cm

New Large Format Lenses for 6x17cm

New Large Format Lenses for 4x5in

New Large Format Lenses for 5x7in

New Large Format Lenses for 8x10in

New Large Format Lenses for 11x14in

 


 

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