LG and National Geographic Team Up to Show Off 3D Photos & Videos Recorded Using a Smartphone

If anyone can figure out how to produce amazing 3D photos and videos using a smartphone, it is probably the photographers associated with National Geographic. And, that is what National Geographic and phone maker LG announced today.

LG and the National Geographic will help us to the world in 3D (Akihabara News)

The LG Optimus 3D is an Android smartphone with two lenses on the rear of the device used to record 3D photos and video. Still photos have a 5 megapixel resolution. 2D video can be recorded at 1080p at 24 fps while 3D video can be recorded at 720p with 30 fps. The Optimus 3D provides glasses-free 3D viewing.

Four photographers and two videopgraphers associated with National Geographic used LG’s Optimus 3D smartphone exclusively to create 3D photos and videos.

– Steven Alvarez, photojournalist
– Brian Skerry, photojournalist
– Bryan Harvey, photojournalist (video)
– Justin Guariglia, Photographer/Contributing Editor
– Peter Hutchens, Photojournalist (video)
– Steve Winter, Photojournalist

Their work will be on dislay at the IFA consumer electroics show which starts on September 1 in Berlin.

IFA Berlin