Six Very Special Digital Images
For our current Book of the Month promotion, putting back into the limelight Denis Pellerin and Brian May’s The Poor Man’s Picture Gallery, we are offering six very special digital images.
These stereoscopic photographs were taken by Denis Pellerin inside the Charles Wesley House, Charles Street, Bristol, on March 31st 2015. On that day, just over six years ago, Dr. Brian May was being interviewed by poet Michael Symmons Roberts and filmed by director Matt Thomas for a BBC4 documentary entitled “Thomas Chatterton: the Myth of the Doomed Poet”, aired on June 15th 2015 and part of the series Secret Knowledge.
The film crew had very accurately re-created on the top floor of an eighteenth century house, located in Bristol, where the young poet was born, the London attic in which he breathed his last on 24 August 1770. They had also made a faithful replica of the clothes he is wearing in Henry Wallis’s iconic 1856 painting The Death of Chatterton, now at Tate Britain.
Dr. May, wearing the Chatterton clothes, patiently sat (and lay) for nearly thirty stereoscopic pictures, out of which he has selected and edited his six favourite images. He has also ordered them so that they tell a story.
We are delighted to offer these six stereoscopic digital photographs for free with the purchase of any product included in this month’s promotion.
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5. Once you complete your transaction you will see a link to VIEW YOUR ACCOUNT and from there you can DOWNLOAD the digital files.
6. You will also receive an EMAIL with a similar link to view your account to access the downloadable files.
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Virtual Reality From Brian May. It's real.
Lifelong stereoscopy enthusiast and collector, and, incidentally, world-famous rock guitarist, Brian May launches the OWL Virtual Reality Kit, a Virtual Reality and 3-D stereo image viewer that brings all the excitement of VR within reach of anyone with a smart phone.
Brian’s London Stereoscopic Company has been supplying his unique original patent OWL Stereo Viewer to 3-D enthusiasts since 2009, enabling a whole new audience to view the company’s reproductions of classic Victorian stereo cards, as well as the originals, plus recently released astronomy and Queen-focused 3-D images. The OWL has been recognised and adopted by 3-D organisations world-wide, as a high quality immersive device.
Working with any smart phone, the OWL Virtual Reality Kit has a significant advantage over most other VR devices, which are usually tied to jut one particular make or model of phone. And, in contrast with most of the low cost viewers available, the OWL kit offers full access to the controls on the phone at all times. Access to the headphone socket is also unobstructed. This is particularly useful when using the OWL to watch virtual reality films of concerts, or other content with a soundtrack. It also enables users to connect their smart phone to a home cinema system to generate surround sound to complement the 360° 3-D visuals.
Commenting on the launch, Brian May said, “Virtual Reality has taken the consumer electronics world by storm over recent months and masses of content is now rapidly becoming available. However, until now, users have had the choice of an expensive VR viewer that puts it out of reach of many people or a very low cost alternative that just doesn’t do the format justice.” He continues, “The OWL Virtual Reality Kit changes all that; for a very modest outlay, anyone can now enjoy the VR experience, and also gain access to the fascinating world of Stereoscopy. Plus, with the apps that are available for smart phones, it’s now possible to take your own 3-D images and enjoy them instantly using this simple OWL Kit.”