Re: [PanoToolsNG] Historical details embedded in present day photos in perspective
- One way or the other, thanks for showing, I just spent 20 minutes
looking at them.
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Indianapolis, Indiana USA
On Aug 3, 2010, at 8:11 AM, paul womack wrote:
> panovrx wrote:
>> This is nicely done I thought -- scenes from Russian(?) history
>> overlaid in perspective on contemporary images. In a panorama they
>> could fade in and out.
> I suspect the artist has chosen the selections of the image to
> the different eras with care.
> I don't think that allowing the viewer to do it would be better.
> And I don't see how it could be a panorama at all - I'm guessing
> the OLD images are single images, with no scope for shooting more (!)
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- Matt Smith wrote:
>>> http://sergey-larenkov.livejournal.com/OK, after some googling, this is what I have so far.
> One way or the other, thanks for showing, I just spent 20 minutes
> looking at them.
This has been all over the web-sphere in the last few days.
There's some new software out
Which was then followed up by Sergey Larenkov's site.
But I Larenkov's work is much earlier than the recent buzz:
Note the date.
The ACM paper on the software is June 2010
So - does anyone know what Larenkov's technique is?
- paul womack wrote:
> So - does anyone know what Larenkov's technique is?
Bruno - you holdin' out on us?
- Hi. Neat stuff! I tried my hand at this a few years ago for the WWP....
The hard part was finding the location! Then it was just a matter of lining up points on the buildings. I found that if my camera is in the exact location as the camera used for the original shot, the focal length and lens settings don't matter.
- bryant_arnett wrote:
> The hard part was finding the location! Then it was just a matter ofThat's because the perception of the scene is defined entirely by
> lining up points on the buildings. I found that if my camera is in the
> exact location as the camera used for the original shot, the focal
> length and lens settings don't matter.
perspective. A 24mm lens has the same perspective as a 300mm lens for
any given camera position.
I also tried this type of project in 1997 with a series of old B&W
postcards from the early 1900s. As you said, the hard part was finding
the exact same location!
Robert Slade, Photographer
Manor Photography 07890 564889
- "panovrx" <panovrx@...> wrote:
>Funny, I watched a 2009 video the other day about Patrick Chauvel, one of the greatest war photographer (still alive), who is preparing an exhibition combining his war photos with views of Paris :
> This is nicely done I thought -- scenes from Russian(?) history overlaid in perspective on contemporary images. In a panorama they could fade in and out.
> Peter M
You will all recognize the software they used...