Talk:Slit-scan photography

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(moved from Wikipedia:Translation into English)

  • Article: fr:Slit-scan
  • Corresponding English-language article: Slit-Scan photography
  • Worth doing because: French article is more extensive information worth incorporating into the English stub
  • Originally Requested by: Gobeirne 04:49, 24 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Status: finished by Frenchgeek 21:17, Oct 16, 2004 (UTC)
  • Other notes:


I came here expecting an article on slit-scanning as traditionally used to produce stills (photo-finish pictures, panoramic images) as described here.

I can write a first stab at this, but should it all go in this article, or should there be a "slit scanning cinematography" article with the current article, "slit scanning photography" containing info about stills, and a disambiguation page? Ukslim 10:37, 6 February 2006 (UTC)[reply]

Scope II[edit]

In the paragraph "Description" it is only described how to gain the Stargate-Effect, but Slit-scan is able to give a much wider variety of effects than mentioned. -- (talk) 18:22, 20 January 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Flatbed scanner[edit]

It's possible to create effects like this, with hand, face, or objects, on a flat-bed scanner. Scan your hand, and as the lit scanner-bar moves downward, move your hand occasionally. You get the same effect, explained by the scanner taking a series of 1-d slices of the picture at a time.

This is not in itself a useful technique, but I was reminded of this when I read the article. As an experiment for the reader to try, it might help get the point across. (talk) 19:26, 16 December 2012 (UTC)[reply]