The compositions of images projected to a viewer’s eyes from the various viewing regions of the viewing zone formed in one-dimensional integral photography (IP) and multiview imaging (MV) are identified. These compositions indicate that they are made up of pieces from different view images. Comparisons of the composite images with images composited at various regions of imaging space formed by camera arrays for multiview image acquisition reveal that the composite images do not involve any scene folding in the central viewing zone for either MV or IP. However, in the IP case, compositions from neighboring viewing regions aligned in the horizontal direction have reversed disparities, but in the viewing regions between the central and side viewing zones, no reversed disparities are expected. However, MV does exhibit them.
© 2012 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2012
Published: July 18, 2012
Beom-Ryeol Lee, Jae-Jeong Hwang, and Jung-Young Son, "Characteristics of composite images in multiview imaging and integral photography," Appl. Opt. 51, 5236-5243 (2012)