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This is a software program that creates a 3d image by resolving
various 2d images, for instance pinhole images created on the
by the sun streaming through gaps between the leaves on a tree,
an effect that is also known as dappling, as in dappled sunlight.
This would take a lot of
and a lot of automatic cognition but the result would
environment -- in this case the canopy of the forest -- could be
as a giant bug eye.
pinhole images during an eclipse
[JesusHChrist, Mar 02 2015]
||That photo of the eclipse is really cool.
Unfortunately I'm having a hard time thinking of any
other situations where this would result in a useful
||If the object you're trying to photograph is not
significantly brighter than the rest of the sky it will
be completely washed out.
||I figured you could start with two actual pinhole images and
write a software that would use the two images to resolve
one 3d image, and then develop from there. Eventually you
would be able to see around corners and who knows what
the limit would be.