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Note from Off-Ramp

This week, Off-Ramp is focusing on photography. You'll hear from the shooter who was with Robert Kennedy on the night he was murdered, and about the history of 3-D pictures. And we'll tell you about the picture displayed here – it's a phantogram.
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Barry Rothstein is a modern master of phantograms. More than other kinds of stereo photos, phantograms leap off the page at you.
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Keystone-Mast Collection

KPCC's Steven Cuevas visits UC Riverside's California Museum of Photography, which is the home to tens of thousands of stereoscopic images from around the globe. Those pictures were snapped by photographers working for the Keystone View Company of Pennsylvania. They document life from the first half of the 20th century... and decades later, they deliver unmatched depth and clarity.
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Projecting 3-D Ain't Free

Jeff Josephs talks about The Golden Age of 3-D films. Joseph collects and preserves prints of 3-D movies such as House of Wax, Dial M For Murder and Robot Monster.
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Leaves of Photographs

Artist Binh Danh has taken an innovative approach to photography, he uses leaves instead of photography paper. Binh Danh's work was featured in last year's OCMA Biennial.
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Tim Sullivan

Another artist featured at the OCMA Biennial, Tim Sullivan's photographs are often magical.
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D.I.Y. 3-D

To inaugurate Off-Ramp's first photography show, John Rabe and Queena Kim show you how to make your own 3-D photos.


Joshua Greer talks about his first love: 3-D photographs. Greer is the CEO of Real-D, a company that helped filmmakers make animated movie Monster House 3-D.

LA's First Family Of Photography

The Watson family has a star on the Walk of Fame because they've been taking photos of L.A. since the 1800s. Delmar Watson is a photographer and keeper of the Watson family archive, which includes more than 2 million negatives and photos.

Julius Shulman

Julius Shulman's claim to the fame is that he's simply one of the best photographers of architecture around. When Shulman turned 95 in 2005, the Getty opened an exhibit of his work and threw him a birthday party.