[Sidefx-houdini-list] reconstructing geometry from photos...
jordibares at the-mill.com
Thu Feb 7 15:13:16 EST 2008
A cheap trick I use instead of yet another tools it to track single frames
in Equalizer and send that to Maya/XSI and model from those cameras, pretty
fast and accurate. Also, all your camera projection tools work and deformers
so it is much more flexible.
Hope it helps
On 7/2/08 19:46, "Jerry Corda-Stanley" <jerry at intelligentcreatures.com>
> Hi Paul
> Imagemodeler isn't too bad. You have to supply it a few differing angles to
> cover as much of your subject as possible, and have enough common points over
> three of the pictures for it to calibrate. Once that's done it does a fairly
> decent job of matching additional points you add for modeling. I actually used
> this to model a few heads we snapped at Rock Circus with decent results.
> PFTrack I don't think has the ability to use support stills. But it has a
> feature allowing you to drop a guide box into your track which you could align
> a convenient building to "snap" you camera lens into place. After that it
> should be
> a doddle to add geometry.
> Hope that helps some.
> ----- "paul simpson" <paul at realisestudio.com> wrote:
>> hi all,
>> doing some r+d here - into building geometry (a street) from
>> so far i've looked at:
>> - photomodeler http://www.photomodeler.com
>> - image modeler http://www.realviz.com/
>> - pftrack - pixel farm
>> - eye-tronics http://www.eyetronics.com
>> ...i'm specifically wanting to build a whole city block - as seen from
>> height from the pavement. has anyone had any experience with any of
>> above software (or services as in the eye-tronics case)? would love
>> to hear
>> any success stories - or maybe more importantly any horror stories...
>> or any other thoughts/suggestions most welcome...
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