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Craft Council Make:Shift:Do -28/10/2017

First tests of the light box. When taking pictures for photogrammetry use, shadowless lighting is helpful. We are using a Raspberry pi and camera here which will be exchanged for a pi zero with wifi later to get rid of … Continue reading

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2017-10-21 Build day

Today we opened 10.00 until 17.00 to prepare for our open day next weekend (27th and 28th). We are running a Make:Shift:Do open day event in association with the Craft Council on Friday 27th October from 17.00 until 21.00 and … Continue reading

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Photogrammetry – Taking the pictures

This is a list of links compiled as I searched for advice on how to take pictures to use for photogrammetry. Each link is followed by an excerpt from the post. http://www.tested.com/art/makers/460142-art-photogrammetry-how-take-your-photos/ By far, the biggest impact on the final … Continue reading

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Photogrammetry on the cheap

When I started looking at photogrammetry as a project for the Makerspace, my first impressions were of how expensive it was going to be. Expensive commercial software, expensive high powered computer to run the software on, expensive SLR camera to … Continue reading

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Photogrammetry desktop software

For our Craft Council Make:Shift:Do project at the end of October 2017, we want to be able to take pictures of an object and turn the pictures into a file our 3D printer can print the object from. The following … Continue reading

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Cloud based Photogrammetry tests

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_photogrammetry_software I used the comparison article on wikipedia to choose 3 free to use cloud based photogrammetry services. I selected:  http://www.arc3d.be/, http://www.phov.eu/use-phov/, https://recap.autodesk.com. Note: arc3d requires a desktop application to to pre-process and upload the pictures. The application is available … Continue reading

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