[talk-ph] Bing or own aerial pictures...
totor_osm at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 28 11:47:39 GMT 2010
Yes, a vertical setup would be better, but I was just invited, so I took the pictures through the side window by hand.
I asked the pilot for the price, but at around 30000PHP for a short tour (5000PHP per person, but the helicopter has to be full...) I'm not sure I'll need a better setup ^_^
Without the Bing coverage I might have inquired about bringing only my camera on other tours.
--- On Sun, 11/28/10, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
> I was about to ask you about your helicopter tours because
> of your
> recent edits, but Bing distracted me. Hehehe.
> Maybe you need a better camera set-up so you can get more
> vertical shots?
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Totor <totor_osm at yahoo.com>
> > Hi all,
> > The Bing imagery is great for Cebu.
> > I just had the possibility to make some aerial
> pictures of Cebu myself during a helicopter tour.
> > The resolution is slightly higher than the one of
> Bing. The coverage is much smaller tough ^_^
> > And its quite some work to rectify the pictures.
> > I tried picture by picture with Hugin but this only
> works if there are reliable perpendicular lines in the
> > Directly with q-gis, there are not enough reliable
> traces to align everything, and it doesn't correct the angle
> of my camera...
> > Now I'm back with Hugin, but the latest version. It
> can now stitch and correct the movements of the camera.
> > The automatic control points are often on top of
> buildings, so they have to be selected manually.
> > You can find some initial pictures here : http://osm.totor.ph/
> > I'll still continue to experiment with this, but the
> tracing from Bing might be available earlier.
> > Cheers,
> > Totor
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