maxrottersman

These photosynths are mostly made by my garage-built robotic panorama heads. They run off an Arduino and are sometimes controlled by a PC through a Powershell script or C# program.

The cameras I've used are a Canon G10, G12, a Sigma DP1, SD14, SD15 and on some of the earlier ones, an Olympus E-420.

More about how these photsynths are made at

maxotics.blogspot.com



Queens Road Central Hong Kong
Queens Road Central Hong Kong
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Really captures the towering size of those Hong Kong Skyscrapers!

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Glentworth Street, NW1, London
Glentworth Street, NW1, London
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Amazing you did this all handheld.

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Expo 2010 Shanghai China - Czech and Slovakia Pavilion Outside 360° Panorama
Expo 2010 Shanghai China - Czech and Slovakia Pavilion Outside 360° Panorama
ArchitectDTL (Over 1 year ago)
Great work, any others?

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Nice work!

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Leiden, HDR, 360 globe, Doelenpoort
Leiden, HDR, 360 globe, Doelenpoort
Speedoption (Over 1 year ago)
This is awesome! Very nice... I love it!!

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Stunning!

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Vietnam Airforce Museum at  Bach Mai Airfield - Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnam Airforce Museum at Bach Mai Airfield - Hanoi, Vietnam
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
How the world moves on! Good thinking, getting that panorama before they put up apartment buildings :) My friend has visited Vietnam a few times and it's one of his favorite places.

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Antwerpen, 360 Globe, Central, Station, Thalys
Antwerpen, 360 Globe, Central, Station, Thalys
M9 (Over 1 year ago)
Yes or actually both, you can find the synth at : http://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=5fc26abd-3763-48ab-9dda-33021400f9c9 Take a lot of photo's, small interval is required. Gives you also the possibility to choose, eg the disappearing train, compare ICE and synth

pandaprotector (Over 1 year ago)
how did you make this? did you use ice. or did you use photosynth directly. Some others i look at are not so smooth. Why is yours? Thanks!

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Very intersting!

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A Hanoi Neighborhood at Ground Level
A Hanoi Neighborhood at Ground Level
MojaveDan (Over 1 year ago)
@Maxrottersman - Thanks for the advice.

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
It looks like you're setting your exposure to automatic. I find that only works well on mostly evenly lit surroundings. You might want to look at what your camera wants to expose the best part of the scene, it might be f5.6 at 1/125th of a second, and set the exposure manually (fixed) at that, and then run your pano. It will reduce the darkening of parts of the image because the camera exposed for the sky. Very nice panos, regardless.

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Aman Ambulance - An inside View
Aman Ambulance - An inside View
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Cool!

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The "World Trade Center Mosque" 360
The "World Trade Center Mosque" 360
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
You should highlight the blended taxi-cab and jeep. It's cool, even if a bizarre artifact of panorama stitching. Anyway, nice work!

GigaView (Over 1 year ago)
Sure thing, David. I was in the neighborhood and the conversation was lively. The next day the debate heated up significantly.

David-Photosynth-Team (Over 1 year ago)
Thanks for capturing this place.

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misc
misc
GigaView (Over 1 year ago)
Brilliant! The detail here is amazing. Great to run into this while exploring Photosynth in the Nice & Synthy category.

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Very nice!

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Picnic point panorama
Picnic point panorama
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Very nice! You obviously set up the shot with care.

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Portland Japanese Garden - The Flat Garden
Portland Japanese Garden - The Flat Garden
GigaView (Over 1 year ago)
It is, David. This is a higher resolution scene than most of my 360s. I had some time because of the rain, but I hurried through my settings on this one. I set it up to get the best out of the rock garden, but that left the trees way too dark.

David-Photosynth-Team (Over 1 year ago)
Love the scene, but is it just me, or is the imagery a lot darker than it might be? Gigaview -- is there a reason you made it this way?

maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Fascinating!

mattu (Over 1 year ago)
In your case the quota won't be enforced. It's mainly there to prevent people from somehow abusing the free storage.

GigaView (Over 1 year ago)
Thanks, Matt. I rarely do non-360 panos, but this garden deserved the detail and I was short on time. I think it was just over 300 shots. All of the other Japanese Garden shots are full 360, but with less res. Question: I have quite a few uploads to Photosynth now, but the storage quota still reads 0.0 GB used. Is this limit still enforced?

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Garden from the Decking
Garden from the Decking
maxrottersman (Over 1 year ago)
Ah, that's where that screwdriver went (storage box). If you can write something more about how you do your panoramas in your descriptions others like me will enjoy it.

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