anamorphosis

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Synonyms for anamorphosis

the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes

a distorted projection or perspective

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9 rounds off this portfolio of high-quality anamorphic cine lenses jointly developed by ARRI and ZEISS.
Virdi, who is thought to be the world's only professional anamorphic artist, now sells the unique works of art for staggering sums - sometimes fetching up to thousands.
Another feature of the anamorphic "trick film," and of anamorphosis more generally, is this: of the two perspectives, one is earlier, the other later; one is naive, and the other sophisticated; one is superficial, the other profound; one is, we might say, manifest, the other latent; and so on.
Paying attention to details and inventiveness in subject matter and style of the Neapolitan poet, Arnaudo shows how anamorphic images inspired by Arcimboldo offered him new means to produce more prodigious effects of wonder and to promote, even institutionalize, a figurative taste soon to be known as Marinism that was becoming fashionable in the early Seicento,
A two-disc set, Legend of the Stone of Gelel is in 16:9 anamorphic widescreen and includes director's audio commentary, as well as over sixty minutes of extra content and a colorful collector's booklet.
The slim textbook develops the matrix for the reflection at a spherical mirror, analyzes the sensitivity of an optical system to misadjustment, considers the effect of a rotation about the optical axis in an anamorphic system, and presents design approaches for several triplet systems.
Nine Inch Nails Live: Beside You In Time is presented in 16x9 anamorphic widescreen with the audio in DTS and Dolby Digital 5.
Their new home is a wide open space flooded with light and decorated with bright shocks of navigational flower wallpaper, an anamorphic projection of the Trial of Galileo and a carpet patterned with the DNA's double helix.
The difficulty is that, until now, there has been no means of determining how to achieve the anamorphic pre-distortion except through trial and error.
As an example, Chapter 7 is a good aid for teaching projective geometry, an interesting aspect of the progression from cartesian to polar coordinates in trigonometry (usually taught in Year 9 in Australia); see Anno's anamorphic art section of Picture books.
Tim Sayer inspects an anamorphic work in painted glass fibre by John Patrick Humphreys entitled Edward Powell As Pope Paul III, for sale at pounds 11,000, at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition.
Support for HD content in future versions of Toast will enable users to import HD program files, such as those created from HDTV capture devices, and automatically create anamorphic widescreen DVDs that preserve the 16:9 aspect ratio.
Scottsdale, Arizona: Wenner created an anamorphic painting, Sleeping Giant, as an allegory for the Scottsdale Arts Festival in March of 1996.
Notwithstanding the inclusion of an anamorphic chart, the video tests of this new disc are somewhat less comprehensive and esoteric than what we have with the Avia disc.