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Recreating a 3d model a new way

Thanks to autodesk there is a more effective way to create a 3d model from image sequence that is quite impressive and better looking than the last one plus it does not involve the hassle of exporting from mesh from meshlab, direct fbx and obj exports that works fine…  :(. that sofware is really hardcore 🙂 .. any ways the 3d scan that is generated is done all online the software that autodesk provides is just the interface. hmm.. ” I AM NOT GOING TO SHARE MY TECHNOLOGY 😛 ” just kidding. The software is 123d Catch (h***:// and its very very user friendly this is what i tested with

IMAGE SEQUENCE  [from autodesk gallery]






Mesh generated  : wire frame and texture






















and after getting it into zbrush


DOF study!

Confusion :

will there be dof or blur happening to objects in reflection[mirror] when the focus is only on the frame of the mirror ..

So to solve this I took out my super zoom lens and took some photograph [ 2 nos  😛 ].


the objects in the reflection are blurred…

~ ankit


Mental Ray Sampling


Sampling is one of the most delicate features of Mental Ray (and most of the other renderers) rendering-time and quality-wise. Some Maya-renderer users tend to use only the default preset render settings of Maya and this technique leads to very drastic rendertime increases when dealing with Mental Ray. To properly tune rendetimes and image quality to your taste you have to understand a few fundamental concepts and techniques.
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White Balance and Color Temperature in Digital Photography

White Balance and Color Temperature in Digital Photography


By Jim Altengarten, exposure36 Photography

One of the confusing aspects of switching to digital photography is the white balance setting on your camera. We will explain why that setting is necessary and provide tips on using white balance settings to add creativity to your photos.


The three primary colors that form white light (Red, Green, and Blue) exist in various proportions in any lighting situation–depending upon the color temperature of the light. When the color temperature is high, more blue light exists. Continue reading “White Balance and Color Temperature in Digital Photography”