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what became of this i wonder
show user profile  STRAT
getting on a bit now i believe, but anyone ever try this?

any thoughts?


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8/28/2015 10:02:54 AM (last edit: 8/28/2015 10:02:54 AM)
show user profile  herfst1
Never tried it, never want to. It's stupid. Sure, the video makes it look "cool" but it's so unbelievably limited to primary shaped objects. And good luck positioning the object from a completely different angle the photo was taken, it'll look shit.
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8/28/2015 11:49:57 AM (last edit: 8/28/2015 11:49:57 AM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
It may have limited applications, but it's pretty amazing technology none the less and definitely not stupid.

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8/28/2015 12:38:30 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 12:38:30 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
A gimmick is a gimmick.
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8/28/2015 12:43:40 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 12:43:40 PM)
show user profile  Pil
It can easily be used for quick proto typing of game assests.

From there you can use the size and measurements to re-build a real model.

The materials are not worth much at the moment but again can be used as a base to make your own.

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8/28/2015 1:39:06 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 1:39:06 PM)
show user profile  STRAT
yup. certainly looks gimmicky and you get the impression it's most clunky and hit'n'miss in it's operation, but, it also looks like it does what it says on the tin, even if not to uber quality standards.

As Pil says, quick prop creation for modeling on or for mid or background placing in scene rendering might be perfect with it, especially if you take your own custom photographic references.

most interesting.


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8/28/2015 2:40:47 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 2:41:45 PM)
show user profile  9krausec
I can see this being used as a photo shop plugin. If you want to manipulate an oblect or reposition it for whatever reason.

- Portfolio-

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8/28/2015 2:52:52 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 2:52:52 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
looks neat but then again.. an experienced modeler can build those kinds of shapes from scratch just as quickly (note the time warp)

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8/28/2015 3:57:51 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 3:57:51 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
Yeah, I remember seeing this a few years ago thinking "WOW ITS THE FUTURE."

Now I'm older (and maybe wiser), and don't really care about it. Any modeller worth their salt can create the objects in the photographs, and probably more accurately and with less errors in less time than drawing some arbitrary ellipses and extrusions.
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8/28/2015 4:37:36 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 4:37:36 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
For the most part yeah. The stuff with the street lamp and the candle holder is pretty impressive. In the unlikely event you'd need to do some retouching like that, this looks way more efficient than modelling then rendering separately and bringing it back into Photoshop.

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8/28/2015 4:46:11 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 4:46:11 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
So... have you used it?

Nah, didn't think so.
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8/28/2015 7:03:43 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 7:03:43 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
Erm... No, have you?

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8/28/2015 7:15:01 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 7:15:01 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Of course not, but I'm not the one defending this gimmick.
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8/28/2015 7:19:47 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 7:19:47 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
I see. So you don't need to have used something to call it stupid but you do to suggest actually it might have uses? Congrats on your amazing logic skills.

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8/28/2015 7:27:19 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 7:27:19 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Saw the vid. Was able to analyze all that from it. Yep, I am that good. Cheers for the props.

[edit] on a side note:

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8/28/2015 7:32:28 PM (last edit: 8/28/2015 7:34:33 PM)
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