360 Camera

Capture Tutorial

Creating a proper capture creates a better & crisp 3D model, which will make your project stakeholders happy when they view reports and meetings!

It’s no different than if you took a bad selfie with friends or a bad family photo; they would not be happy with the end product, and neither would you!

Best Practices and Capture Tutorials

Tip Description Graphics
1

Walk Fast (bad)

Walk Slow (good)

Blurry Photo

Clear Photo

2

Low Light

Good Light

Dark Photo

Good Contrast Photo

3

Going too fast.

Move slow around corners, doorways to prevent point clouds splitting, changing light conditions.

Show broken reconstruction or discontinuity.

Show image sequence through a doorway around a corner. Top down capture path with donuts.

4

(Walls)

Walk too close

Walk good distance 3 ft and 6 ft 

Distorted tall wall

Good wall reconstruction

5

Long time in large space (lawn mower)

Short time in large space (in / out) 

Good ortho.

Distorted ortho.

6

Obstacles in the way 

Circumnavigate – Walk around objects (Obstacles removed)

Ortho with space missing behind an object

Ortho with complete ortho and capture path around object 

(Overhead / Ceiling)

Poor coverage

Multiple heights for tall

Point cloud with one capture level  

Dense point cloud with multiple levels 

8

Redundancy 

No redundancy 

Floor plan with redundancy

Floor plan w/o

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