Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Do you think we could recreate Bedlington Front Street from years ago by using old pics ?

I think it would be worth doing.

Malcolm , i reckon it would be good for your project. What do you think.

an example

here's two pics , we could add on to these and re-create the street if we could get enough pics from that time

post-1337-0-06463300-1364422185_thumb.jp

post-1337-0-97799000-1364422299_thumb.jp

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great idea John but we need to get the perspectives right then redo the whole setting.

Beyond me and the software I have......

Probably between you and Foxy you's could recreate Bedlington Front Street 1950's.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great idea John but we need to get the perspectives right then redo the whole setting.

Beyond me and the software I have......

I've been thinking about this for sometime, and as more previously unseen material crops up the prospect comes ever closer. Simply stitching together a series of photos is no good, essentially the model needs to incorporate time as one of the axes. Putting an approximate date on each of the images then becomes crucial, though once enough data has been garnered the software would have a role in best sliding the image into the space-time frame.

It's really just an extension of the modelling software that's used for the 3D recreations we currently see on history programmes these days, but with the added plus of actual surface rendering data, and being able to move through time too! There'd be an underlying wire-frame creation, and obviously fuzzy bits in the presentation where essential data was still missing - but that's all part of the fun of re-creation.

It's way beyond my current knowledge of state of the art. Though one of our current neighbours - who we bump in to from time to time - is a worshipped expert in CGI, works a lot for "The Mouse", and would be the best person to ask. It's fascinating to talk to him about the latest CGI stuff coming up, and you could probably dine out in Geekland on the experience! Don't hold your breath on this as sometimes I don't see him from one year to the next as he's a real live jet-setter, but I will, at some point, report back on what he says on the matter. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Need them to write a 4D add-in! ;) It needs elements of that, elements of image digitisation, and elements of photo stitching software.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been thinking about this for sometime, and as more previously unseen material crops up the prospect comes ever closer. Simply stitching together a series of photos is no good, essentially the model needs to incorporate time as one of the axes. Putting an approximate date on each of the images then becomes crucial, though once enough data has been garnered the software would have a role in best sliding the image into the space-time frame.

It's really just an extension of the modelling software that's used for the 3D recreations we currently see on history programmes these days, but with the added plus of actual surface rendering data, and being able to move through time too! There'd be an underlying wire-frame creation, and obviously fuzzy bits in the presentation where essential data was still missing - but that's all part of the fun of re-creation.

It's way beyond my current knowledge of state of the art. Though one of our current neighbours - who we bump in to from time to time - is a worshipped expert in CGI, works a lot for "The Mouse", and would be the best person to ask. It's fascinating to talk to him about the latest CGI stuff coming up, and you could probably dine out in Geekland on the experience! Don't hold your breath on this as sometimes I don't see him from one year to the next as he's a real live jet-setter, but I will, at some point, report back on what he says on the matter. :)

that sounds better altogether. i leave it in your capable hands to see what can be done and i will supply more rare pics for it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

Hide Adverts


  • Latest News

    • A family is "worried sick" after a 28-year-old went missing after a night out.
      Samantha Donkin, known as Sammie, who also uses the surname Smith, is described as being "vulnerable" and was having a difficult time when she went to meet a friend in Gateshead on Friday, June 19.
      Her sister, Natalie Stokoe, told Chronicle Live: "She was fine on Friday, she said she was going to see her friend in Gateshead.
      "I messaged her about 1.30am saying 'are you coming home?' and she said she was staying out, and she didn't come home the next day.
      "Her friend said she got into a taxi at 11.30pm, which went to Morpeth. My sister doesn't know anyone in Morpeth as far as we know, so it doesn't add up.
      "We've been ringing and messaging and she hasn't answered, so after 24 hours I reported her missing to the police, who are looking for her.

  • Similar Content

    • By David Stanyer
      Live music at the Market Tavern in Bedlington every Tuesday evening from 8pm
      * Guest hosts each week
      * Pie pea and a pint supper only £5 - Pies supplied from D.J Lynn & Son Buchers
      * Vinyl swap shop - bring along your records and swap and sell with others
      * Guitar accessories on sale from Fretmarks music (was Dennis Todds music) 

    • By threegee
      You will need a quite fast machine for this, and a little patience whilst it loads.
      Fasten your seatbelts and Click Here
      Hit the space-bar to freeze the motion and try moving the cross-hairs around to get different perspectives.
      Yes, you can make your own URLs.
    • By johndawsonjune1955
      For you Bedlingtonians on the forum, do you know where this photograph was taken ?
      Can you get the year ?
      I think its hardish, lets see who knows.

    • By tomtom
      Any idea what is going to happen to the site ot the now demolished Elliotts Garage?
    • By johndawsonjune1955
      Hi.
      Been to see a very interesting person today.
      Had a chat on Bedlington and the Furnace.
      She has given me a photo of The Last of the Nailers.
      She says it is Bedlington and on the back it is dated 1858.
      This has got me puzzled as of the date but it is in her families photographs and she aint sure who it is of.
      She is getting on in late life now and have to take that into my thinking.
      Could this be the Gibson family of Bedlington and a previous family member have written this on the back of the photo ?
      I don't know, what do you think. ?
      Post something else later as soon as it is scanned. From the elderly lady too.

  • Latest Topics

×
×
  • Create New...