[talk-ph] Bing or own aerial pictures...

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 12:29:49 GMT 2010


Very cool experiment!  Would you like this added to the philippine
images we have in the osm dev server (spot and quickbirds)?  Maybe we
can request gravitystorm to include this imagery.  Or you can serve
them yourself via tms.

On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Totor <totor_osm at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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:
>
>> Cool!
>>
>> 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>
>> wrote:
>> > 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
>> pictures.
>> > 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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