On 17.07.01 13:44, "Greg Downing" <email@hidden> wrote:
>> I suppose you are refering to Bryce as a "external renderer".
>> But than you can work with two final renderings and mix them with
>> I am using this process using FormZ in the reconstruction of the Roman
>> Village called Conimbriga here in Portugal. http://www.sribascad.com
> That combined render with the photographic pano and the 3d forum is really
> cool! What a great visualization tool. I have often thought it would be
> interesting to see an overlay like this at archiological sites. Often you
> are disappointed when you actually see many sites because sometimes they
> just look like a concrete slab or a pile of rocks. What technique did you
> use to align the 3D elements with the photo?
> It would be interesting if there were a way to have the 3d element dissolve
> into view on command, not sure how you could do that with quicktime, perhaps
> there is a way with VRHotwires. Bill?
I have use FormZ panoramic projection feature to sincronize position and
orientation between my 3D model and the photographic pano. Than I have used
photoshop to mix both using a blend layer to create this transparency efect.
Yes, I understand your wish, It's the same I have, to have the possibility
to see in real time a transaperent "layer" over the photographic VR pano,
with a ON OFF button, it would be Heaven for urban design, architecture etc.
I have done a experience using a 7200 VR pano for this purpose, (one 360 for
the existent, other 360 with the new building) but I sincerely don't like
this solution, it's less effective.http://www.sribascad.com/ChaletM.html