In the last issue of NewsFeed we highlighted Photosynth, an application from Microsoft that lets you create three-dimensional representations of places and objects using digital images. Well it appears some of you have already been busy ‘synthing’ over the summer because Mike Whyment from the University of Aberdeen recently won an amateur Photosynth competition being run by Ray Fleming at Microsoft’s UK Higher Education Blog. Mike Photosynthed Elphinstone Hall during a recent open day with almost 500 images winning himself a goody bag of a handful of 4GB memory sticks and a little pile of software boxes.
Ray has another goody bag to give away before the end of the month “for the best synth of either the room you spend your day in or a building on campus that you’re proud of (inside or out)”. This post by Ray has more details about the competition.
Here’s my attempt: