The making of “Friends”

Friends Hologram of Snoopy and WoodstockFor the latest Holography Forum contest I made a hologram of Snoopy and Woodstock.

I’d originally planned for the final hologram to be a bit different but I’m happy with what I’ve got.

Read on for the making of Friends.

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Laser Alignment Heck Pt III

After several weeks of fiddling with my laser, it’s now fully working and back on the table.

Many thanks to all those at the Holography Forum who provided suggestions for getting the beast aligned.

Also many thanks to Sam Goldwasser for making public all his (and others) knowledge on lasers.

While it was sometimes difficult to grok exactly how to go about things without pictures, I would have been lost without everyone’s help.

And finally, thanks to Tom Ehrichs for spending time cleaning and aligning the laser. I gained as much by watching him work as I did by him working.

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Fsm Visitation!

The Flying Spaghetti Monster has blessed us with a visitation!

Even though I’ve only recently been made aware of the true nature of the creation of the universe, my enthusiasm for FSMism has clearly been noted by the Flying Spaghetti Monster as he’s appeared to me while I was working on a hologram.

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Litiholographics Kit

Back in November, during the PCGG-II gathering, several people spent a lot of time and effort trying to get a hologram out of the Liti Holographics material. After the gathering I put together a review and sent it off to Liti for comment.
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