Monthly Archives: June 2011

So you have a scanner and they want drawings- digitising: you’re doing it wrong!

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On the left a drawing submitted from a laser scanning company on the right a photograph of the same detail. Spot the difference! The benefit of the scan is entirely lost here: the requirement to submit a drawing should have … Continue reading

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Digitising, what is it good for?

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Given the choice between a good ortho-image and a line drawing which would you choose?For this record survey of an historic floor a mosaic of rectified images was assembled to provide a brick by brick record commensurate with 1:20 scale. … Continue reading

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Getting into LiFe, more KAP kit evolution…

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As I have got more comfortable using the LeicaX1 I have reached the point where I no longer lug a backup camera with me and the time came to leave the EP1 at base as it was putting in a … Continue reading

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Low voltage

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A KAP rig is a useful thing. I was asked to prepare a rectified photographic survey of a floor so I loaded up the car with step ladder, DSLR, a section of wide and very wide lenses, tripods etc. I … Continue reading

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