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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: 3D models and 360's

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  • Bjørn K Nilssen
    ... And/or that room in Chicago (as well as the 3D model) is most likely based on one or more different, similar rooms in Europe ;) -- Bjørn K Nilssen -
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 1, 2009
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      On 31 Jul 2009 at 21:04, Ian Wood wrote:

      >
      > On 31 Jul 2009, at 20:17, robert_harshman wrote:
      >
      > > And I agree with you that the details are not quite the same, but
      > > the overall room is, the windows, columns, carpet, chandeliers and
      > > even the chairs and tables bear a similar look and feel. At least by
      > > my eyes I think the 3D model was based on this room and at least
      > > should give some credit to it. The same 3D modeler has another
      > > version of this room on the site that uses windows that are
      > > definitely more explicit copies from this room. But if you and
      > > others do not see that then that's that.
      >
      > Definitely nice panos, but I have to agree that the 3D model is not
      > based on the panorama. It's not that *some* of the details are not
      > wuite the same, it's that *all* the details are different.
      >
      > I'm not sure how many dealings you've had with creating 3D models from
      > panoramas but I'd be very surprised if they had used your pano as the
      > basis for the model. Things like the differences in the shape of the
      > seat backs (and having detail on the rear of the seats), different
      > carpet designs etc. would have made it *more* work for the modeller to
      > start from your panorama than to start from scratch and/or their own
      > reference photos.
      >
      > It's also unlikely that your pano was used as a source for textures,
      > as every surface I've looked at closely is different from the actual
      > room - for instance herringbone parquet in the panorama and straight
      > floorboards in the model, different paintings in the panels, most of
      > the flat surfaces such as wooden surfaces using stock textures etc.
      >
      > The model is clearly based on that room, but then so is the
      > panorama. ;-)

      And/or that room in Chicago (as well as the 3D model) is most likely based on one or more
      different, similar rooms in Europe ;)

      --
      Bjørn K Nilssen - http://bknilssen.no - panoramas and 3D
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