Re: [PanoToolsNG] Historical details embedded in present day photos in perspective
- 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...