"Today on Earth. Tomorrow in Space."

My name is Frank DeFreitas. I research laser and holographic technology ... for the future of Christianity and the Holy Bible on Earth and in space.

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Lasers, Holograms ... and the Word of God


Welcome to HOLOGRAPHY...

HoloWorld went online on Tue, 04 Dec 1993 21:29:02 GMT. Today, it is referenced by many web pages and in-print publications. It was created by retired, American holographer Frank DeFreitas (bio). For over 30 years, laser, holography and Bible enthusiasts from around the world continue to make the pilgrimage to his home studio located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. If you need to learn about holograms, you have come to the right place: how-to articles, podcasts, galleries, history, videos, and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your browsing. If you like what you see, please share HoloWorld with others.

antique hand pointer Wonders of the Bible

My upcoming web site for 2017 is called "Wonders of the Bible". Here you will discover how I am utilizing laser and holographic science and technologies (and other more ancient imaging methods) to help spread the Good News. This is where I will be focusing all of my energy for the remainder of my retirement years. Don't miss it: visit and bookmark today.

antique hand pointer Laser and Holography Videos

Here you will find all of my current videos on lasers, holograms, stereo 3D photography, microphotographs, and more.

antique hand pointer How To Make A Hologram

Want to know how to make a hologram? Step into my laser lab and see how it is done, with step-by-step DIY photos. All of it possible in your own home or school. You can print out this page for reports and homework.

antique hand pointer Holography for Kids

The original online laser and hologram science fair learning page for students. Today's youth are the future of this emerging technology. A great resource for home schoolers, too. One of the few laser and hologram resources online that is presented by someone with 30+ years of real-world experience. Be safe and be sure right here.

antique hand pointer Photo Gallery

Here you will find over 2,000 (!) photos related to the history of lasers and holography. You may use these photos for homework and reports. They are part of my larger, 20,000+ piece historical collection here in Allentown, PA. Please give credit to holoworld.com

antique hand pointer Hologram of the Moon

Blue Ribbon Winner, New York Hall of Science, 2011.
I produced an award-winning 3D laser hologram of the moon. It was (and remains) one of my most ambitious holography projects. The two ground-based, telescopic photographs that make up this 2-channel holographic stereogram were taken 150 years apart.

antique hand pointer My Holographic Light Art

Abstract landscapes of light are created by passing lasers and other light sources through holographic optics and quartz known as Cape May Diamonds. Shapes, colors and patterns never before seen are revealed to the viewer for the very first time ... after being encoded within the quartz since their creation.

antique hand pointer My Name on Titan: Moon of Saturn

Do you like astronomy? Do you like the great planet Saturn? Take a moment to read a fantastic story. It is the extraordinary (and true!) story about having my name on the surface of another heavenly body: Titan, the famous moon of the planet Saturn. It was the first landing ever accomplished in the outer solar system. If you love space, you'll love this story . . . and you'll never look at Saturn the same way again.

antique hand pointer What Are Lasers Used For?

Perfect for reports and homework, this web page gives students of all ages a printable list of what lasers are used for today. Laser technology is all around us in our everyday living. Find out just how much this is true.

antique hand pointer Making Holograms with Laser Pointers

Diode laser and laser pointer holography didn't begin in a professional laboratory, it began in three home basements -- and was documented every step of the way right here at HoloWorld. Here are the original project notes from start to finish. Includes the world's first hologram created using a solar powered laser. I am honored to have been part of this history. It changed the world of holography forever.

antique hand pointer Collecting Holograms

The ultimate (and original) guide to laser and holography collectibles. Covers everything from holograms to advertising to posters and post cards (and more). For nearly twenty-five years, this guide continues to be an inspiration for people all over the world to begin their own collections.

antique hand pointer Holography Internet Radio Show

"HoloTalk" began broadcasting online in 1997 (!) with its now-famous mix of interviews and topical discussions, the show features host Frank DeFreitas and guests from around the world. For over fifteen years, listeners made "HoloTalk" a part of their online routine. Over 100 shows are now available in the MP3 archive.

antique hand pointer Careers in Lasers, Optics & Photonics

Now that you've begun to explore the world of lasers & photonics, you may be wondering if this could fit in with your future career planning. Absolutely! In this section, I'll give you some information on things to consider when you're exploring careers in general. I'll also share some Internet resources that can guide you in your search for careers in the field of lasers and photonics.

antique hand pointer How to Create Your Own Hologram Portraits

A step-by-step guide for amateurs and hobbyists for creating your own hand-made DIY portraits and stereograms. If done carefully and properly, one can create beautiful 3D hologram portraits of family and friends.

antique hand pointer Who Is Frank DeFreitas?

You wouldn't go into a strangers house, would you? I didn't think so! Web sites are no different! Before you begin your visit here at HoloWorld, take a few minutes to learn about your host (me), and my 30 plus years of award-winning service to the laser and holography fields of art, science and technology.

antique hand pointer Visit Me in Allentown, PA

Since 1983, I have opened my door to visitors from around the world. I have a display room in the front parlor of our home, where visitors enjoy the most unique visual imagery. For 2017 my "theme" will be: "WONDERS OF THE BIBLE" ... and will contain holograms, lenticulars, stereographs, micro and nano scripture, anaglyphs, digital autostereoscopic, and much, much more. It is more than a "roadside attraction" ... I guarantee that you'll see things that you have never seen before ... and may never see again! Free. Donations accepted but not required to visit. Bring the entire family. Advanced notice is required. Call 610-434-8236.

antique hand pointer Contact Information

Contact information for postal mail, phone and e-mail.

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School of Holography

"Science is the study of the physical manifestations of God in action."
Frank DeFreitas / 610-434-8236.