ESPM 172

LAB #1: Stereoscopy and Photo Interpretation


To introduce the student to stereoscopic viewing and to the principles of photo interpretation.

I. Stereoscopic viewing

A. Principles of stereoscopic vision
B. Orientation of the photographs
C. Examples

1. Strawberry Canyon/Campus photos
2. Floating circles test
3. Stephen Schutz's stereogram - Hollywood

II. Photo interpretation

A. Elements of photo interpretation

1. Shape
2. Size
3. Site
4. Shadow
5. Pattern
6. Texture
7. Tone
8. Association

B. Photo interpretation exercise