3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

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3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Fisher1266X » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:03 pm

I don't know why, but trying to capture a fibula in 3D is hard work, but I suspect it's because I hadn't had one of the myriad of permutations of the correct settings used! rl;

https://skfb.ly/6wzLx

Please remember, apart from being able to spin it around, you can also zoom-in on it too!
Also, using the arrow button (bottom right-hand corner of the image window) you can make it full screen :D
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Re: Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday in 3D

Post by Me and my boy » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:26 pm

I love the 3D of that. It’s a beautiful brooch. I would you to see some of my better finds in 3D, must try and learn how to do it!
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Re: Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday in 3D

Post by Dave The Slave » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:36 pm

Stunning !!
It`s like the museum coming to your home, except you can see the artifact from all angles and even magnify.
Also thanks for the additional tips about zoom and full screen.
Well Found and Thanks for the 3D enhancement.
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Re: Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday in 3D

Post by brianc » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:54 pm

Awesome - it gets better every time!
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Saki » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:26 pm

Fisher1266X wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:03 pm
I don't know why, but trying to capture a fibula in 3D is hard work, but I suspect it's because I hadn't had one of the myriad of permutations of the correct settings used! rl;

https://skfb.ly/6wzLx

Please remember, apart from being able to spin it around, you can also zoom-in on it too!
Also, using the arrow button (bottom right-hand corner of the image window) you can make it full screen :D
Awesome.
A lot of work. And brings it alive ::g
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by chemicaldog » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:33 pm

Really like all your 3D work, shows the finds beautifully. Keep up the great work. ::g
I think this is the way forward. I do love looking at other people's finds photo's, but viewing them in 3D is almost like having the artefact in your hand.
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Easylife » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:08 am

What a result Paul, you're getting the hang of it. :D
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Sunray » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:09 pm

::g Great Brooch and really cool presentation Paul ...

Is it hard to learn ?
Does it take loads of photographs to build the 3D image ?

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;) Do you do lessons ? ;)

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Adam17 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:12 pm

WOW - how incredible. And Beautiful.
I look forward to finding one myself one day.
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Fisher1266X » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:45 pm

Sunray wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:09 pm
::g Great Brooch and really cool presentation Paul ...

Is it hard to learn ?
Does it take loads of photographs to build the 3D image ?

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;) Do you do lessons ? ;)
Hi Sunray, thanks on both counts ::g

I wouldn't say it's hard to learn, more like having a camera, tripod, turntable, even lighting, a half-decent computer and the free software.

The software I use only allows a maximum of 50 images, the paid-for version allows 500 images.
I've gotten away with using only 30+ images :D

The software I use is Zephyr 3D https://www.3dflow.net/3df-zephyr-free/ and the there are several tutorials on their website and Facebook page.

Other software packages are available too.

Thanks again for the comments and please feel free to ask about creating 3D images (photogrammetry) and I'll try and help.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by FUBAR » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:19 pm

looks amazing thanks for posting its much appreciated.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Sunray » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:08 am

Thanks Paul - I will do some exploring and have a good read ...

Keep up the good work ::g

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by ipcress » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:21 am

Very impressed with this technique of recording finds, shows a great deal of skill and dedication.

Bookmarked your library.

Thank you for posting

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by THE MOLE » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:06 am

thats wicked paul, and a very nice brooch as well ::g

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by thefiggis » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:17 am

Great work as usual, Paul. It really does bring a terrific item to life and if that's been done using only 30 images, you can only wonder what 500 would do!
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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by jag » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:13 am

Very impressive stuff. Not only the 3D imaging but the brooch as well. Thanks for posting.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by niceguyfrankie » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:36 pm

superb, both item and 3D image, I could so view everyone's finds like this
thanks for sharing

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by jeap » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:44 pm

That is amazing.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by everhopeful » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:55 pm

Brilliant imagery, I need to get off my backside and learn how to do this.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by GeoJon » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:14 pm

Brilliant. I need to learn how to do this too.

If you suspend it (with cotton or something), would you get the whole thing? Assuming the missing bit is where it was sat on something.

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Re: 3D Image of the Roman Trumpet Brooch From Last Sunday

Post by Fisher1266X » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:15 pm

GeoJon wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:14 pm
Brilliant. I need to learn how to do this too.

If you suspend it (with cotton or something), would you get the whole thing? Assuming the missing bit is where it was sat on something.

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Hi Jon,

Sorry it's taken a while to get back to you!

I tried the suspension method but the object has to be absolutely stationary on the turntable.
If the something moves on the object such as the pin on the Roman brooch or the brooch itself tilts over to a different angle whilst the turntable is revolving, the software will pick this up and confuse it or at best, you will have two pins lol!! =))

Another way to do it is attach the object to a rod so that you can photograph it from various angles.
Also, if you have the paid-for version, you can photograph one side then photograph the other side and merge the two projects.

I may have to invest in the paid-for version 8-|

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