Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/04/27

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Stereo pairs
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 09:25:00 -0700

At 11:09 AM 4/27/00 -0400, John Coan wrote:
>That's a great technique and very sneaky.  It reminds me of a story my wife
>tells.  She was student teaching a soils class in college and teaching the
>class how to use stereo pairs.  This one guy kept saying he couldn't see the
>3-D effect.  She worked with him and worked with him and he kept saying he
>couldn't see it.  Some of the other students were snickering.  Finally she
>caught on and asked him if he had a glass eye.  He admitted it and nearly died
>with laughter that he had put her on so badly.

There are people who cannot see stereo pairs. My wife is one. She has two
good eyes but cannot merge the separate images. She has read about and
tried every trick, but just cannot do it.