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General / Re: Can't Get Chunks to Align Properly
« on: January 26, 2019, 07:46:36 AM »
Hi Alexey,

Sorry for taking so long to get back to you, and thank you for the suggestion, that worked great! I was actually able to avoid masking the turntable by using two different marker patterns under the object for each side, then aligning them in one chunk like you said. For anyone wondering, the rest of my procedure involved duplicating the chunk, aligning the two chunks (using camera based alignment, so that the two chunks could be merged later), removing half of the images from each chunk, building the dense cloud for each chunk, deleting the putty from the dense cloud for each chunk, and finally merging the two chunks. This results in one chunk with both sides of the object combined floating with nothing underneath it, which is exactly what I wanted.

Thanks again!

General / Can't Get Chunks to Align Properly
« on: January 22, 2019, 09:34:37 PM »
Hi, I'm attempting to capture both sides of an object and merge the chunks together. I've got the object propped on a stand made of museum putty for both captures. Camera alignment goes great, however when I try to merge the two chunks of the object the program seems to think the turntable is the focus and overlays it on the two chunks, rather than correctly aligning the object itself. I have tried various combinations of capturing with a marker pattern and the bare turntable, and nothing seems to work. I thought doing one side with the marker pattern and the other side with the bare turntable would work, but sadly this still results in the turntable being aligned instead of the object. There is also a version where both sides use the marker pattern, but the colors and shapes have been slightly changed on one side. I thought doing this would show the program that they are two separate things and not overlay them, but no matter what I try the turntable seems to be the focus.

I've uploaded the project if that helps. In the project, there are paris of numbered chunks that should go together, so the chunks that start with 0 and 1 should be aligned, 2 and 3 should be aligned, etc. Any guidance on what I might be doing wrong would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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