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Understanding Holograms 

Spring 2023

From Lasers to Light Fields

Course Curriculum

Hologram by August Muth

 Course Enrollment

The fee for the course is $400

To register for the course click here!

This course is offered a few times each year and new material is being added all the time to keep this course current. I also invite special guests to join us for specific sessions. 

You will find much supporting material on the Ruzuku site where you will also find recordings of sessions shortly after they occur. 

Session 1  Holograms

               Lasers, Optics and Vibration Isolation Tables    

               Fine Art Laser Transmission Holograms

               Fine Art Reflection Holograms

               Fine Art Rainbow Holograms

Session 2: Part 1: Holographic Art,

                  Part 2: Pepper’s Ghost and why you have been deceived into thinking these are holograms

   Part 1: Fine Art Holographic Stereograms

               Fine Art Pulsed Holograms


   Part 2: Pepper's Ghost - What is Pepper's Ghost?   

               History of Pepper's Ghost

               Updated Pepper's Ghost

               Understanding Depth Perception

               Pepper's Ghost in Entertainment

               Pepper's Ghost in Advertising

               Pepper's Ghost in Politics

               Pepper's Ghost in Fashion

               Telepresence in Pepper's Ghost


               Creating your own Pepper's Ghost

Session 3 Lenticular Imaging, Lenticular Stereo Displays - 3D TV, 3D Projection Mapping.

               Stereo Vision and 3D movies with glasses

               Early Stereo viewers

               Free Viewing Stereo Images

               Anaglyph Stereo

               Polarizing Glasses

               Active Shuttered Glasses

               Interference Filters

               Parallax Barrier Images - Stereo 3D without glasses

               Lenticular Lens Images - Stereo 3D without glasses

               Artists working with Lenticulars - Morphing and 2D Animation

               Artists working with Lenticulars - 3D

               Links to Web pages for artists working with lenticulars

               Parallax Barrier vs Lenticular Lens

               Lenticulars and Parallax Barrier Images vs Holograms

               3D Projection Mapping

               History of Projection Mapping

               Creative Examples of how Projection Mapping is being used

Session 4: Volumetric Imaging, Volumetric Data Capture, 360 Stereo Photography, Photogrammetry,                       LIDAR, VR/AR/XR


               Camera Arrays for Creating Dimensional Images

               360 Cameras - Some issues to consider

               360 Cameras

               Volumetric Imaging

               Examples of Volumetric Capture


                Volumetric vs VR vs Holographic​​

                 Volumetric Displays

                 Volumetric Data Capture



                 360 Stereo photography and video


Session 5: Computer-Generated Holograms

                Guest speaker - Jacques Desbiens

                Links to companies making Digital Holograms

                Links to Holographic artists making digital Holograms

Session 6: Light Field Displays.  


                 Understanding Light Fields,

                 The Plenoptic Camera,

                 Light Field Displays

                 Where are we now?​​

                 The types of displays currently available

                 Where are we going?

                 Displays for the future - but not far away

                 Guest speaker: Thomas Burnett - President/CTO FoVI3D


             Course Enrollment

To register for the course click here!

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