Connecting 3D/360° Tour Buyers to Service Providers powered by
the Most In-Depth, Relevant and Up-to-Date Content for the 3D/360° Community
Join FREE! 50+ Benefits
Should I buy a Camera? Quiz How Much to Start 3D Tour Business? Calculate How Much Can I Make as a Pro? Calculate Win More Listings? Calculate
Option #1
Find a 3D Tour Photographer Map
We Get Around Network Find a Pro Service
Matterport Service Provider? Join We Get Around Network
Option #2
Book a Matterport Pro in 60 Seconds
We Get Around Network Instant Booking Service
Powered byKoaWare
Matterport Service Provider (USA)? Join KoaWare Free! Register Now
Last 30 Days: 55,110 Page Views | 12,066 Visitors | 81 New Members
WGAN Knowledge Base | Total Posts: 56,783  |  Total Topics: 8,578
4,801 WGAN Members in 124 Countries
We Get Around Network Forum
WGAN Training Academy (Learn more)
WGAN-TV Channel
@Home3D Kevin Dole: on GeoCV, Matterport,
Zillow 3D Home and Nodalview (Same House)
WGAN-TV: Live Event Coverage
Moxie FutureX Live
9 am until 6 pm EDT (GMT -5)
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Ask Your Questions Live WGAN-TV Program Schedule | Need Help? | All Videos

First Scan/Showcase417

Tconroy21 private msg quote post Address this user
Hey Everyone,

Finished my first scan today. THRILLED with the camera and process so far. I wanted to share my first scan and see if any veterans are willing to offer advice.

One of the bathroom mirrors caught the camera a few times. Is the mirror "tool" the way of advoiding this issue?
Also, does workshop allow you to remove shadows cast by the tripod?
Post 1 IP   flag post
SurfaceAndEdge private msg quote post Address this user
Exciting to have the first one done, eh! Congrats

Unfortunately the mirror tool doesn't have that functionality. It is for assisting in creating a "cleaner" 3d model, along with the window and trim buttons. Best to try and position as best you can to keep it out of the mirror, but not always feasible.

Sadly no way to remove shadows from tripod in the workshop.
Post 2 IP   flag post
Jamie private msg quote post Address this user
Congrats. Hope you enjoy the camera
Post 3 IP   flag post
JohnBecker private msg quote post Address this user
It's important that you know the limitations of the system, so you can effectively manage the expectations of you clients.

You get what you get from your scan. The only thing you can do after the fact is disable or delete individual sweeps from the model, and that's only useful for getting rid of sweeps that had to be closely spaced for alignment.

Good luck with your business!
Post 4 IP   flag post
Tconroy21 private msg quote post Address this user
WOW! Thanks everyone for the quick feedback. I appreciate your insight and advice. This is a great community.
Post 5 IP   flag post
DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@Tconroy21 Thank you for joining the Forum. Welcome.

@JohnBecker comment about managing expectations reminded me of our check list ...

21 Tips to Manage Real Estate Client Expectations

Post 6 IP   flag post
seanminor private msg quote post Address this user
Nice job Tim. Why on Tim's scan did it not think the step down was another floor? I've seen complaints posted here. Did MP change something?
Post 7 IP   flag post
57462 7 7