Connecting 3D/360° Virtual Tour Buyers to Service Providers powered by
the Most In-Depth, Relevant and Up-to-Date Content and Training for the 3D/360° Community
Join FREE! 50+ Benefits
Find a 3D Tour Photographer Map
We Get Around Network Find a Pro Service
Matterport Service Provider? Join We Get Around Network
Photographers
and Real Estate Agents
thinking about adding 24/7
Open House Virtual Tours

will succeed faster with
Virtual Tour Pro
Course
by Ben Claremont”
— Dan Smigrod, WGAN Founder
Coupon Code WGANVTP
One Order  |  One Quote  |  One Contact
Book Multiple USA Commercial Locations
  • ✔  As-Builts
  • ✔  Construction Progress
  • ✔  Facillities Management
Last 24 Hours: 855 Unique Visitors
6,519 WGAN Members in 137 Countries
Last 30 Days: 96,545 Page Views | 26,715 Unique Visitors | 145 New Members
We Get Around Network Forum
WGAN-TV Training U in Matterport
WGAN-TV: Now Playing
High Resolution, Buttery Smooth Videos
Create from Matterport Highlights Reels
WGAN-TV: Coming Up
Live at 5
5 pm EDT (-5 GMT)
Thursday, 16 July 2020
Save the Date WGAN-TV Program Schedule | Need Help? | Podcast
Camera HeightDoor Knob HeightTraining

MP Scanning at 5 feet or Door Knob Level?6336

WGAN Forum
Founder
Atlanta
DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Hi All,

A Member of WGAN writes:

"Matterport camera height - 5ft or door knob level? I’m reading different suggestions by other pros." My reply below ...

What height do you scan any why?

Best,

Dan

---

Hello [redacted],

Here are my height recommendations for Matterport scanning:

1. Scan with the Matterport Camera middle row at 5 feet - that's eye-level or lower (house)
2. Scan with the Matterport Camera middle row at door knob height for small spaces (hotel room) to make the room look bigger and to see more of the space
3. Scan the entire space at the same height

Exceptions

1. Got a great hot tub with a view? Do a scan in the tub
2. Scanning a school for kids? Scan at kid height
3. Scan to fill in black holes so you can't fly between floors (hide scans in Matterport Workshop)
4. Having trouble scanning (white walls on stairs); move the camera to the lowest tripod position to complete the stairs; then set the camera at normal height (hide low scans in Workshop)
5. Low ceilings? Scan at half the height between the floor and the ceiling
6. In hotel rooms, check the bathroom mirror. Can you scan a bit lower so that the mirror does not show the Camera?
7. Super-heigh ceilings. Scan at 5 feet, BUT, see if you can scan some at super-heigh tripod level to complete the dollhouse (hide these scans in Workshop)
8. Exceptions: What's different about the space you are about to scan that makes sense to break rules?
Post 1 IP   flag post
MP/Embed
Founder
Southlake, TX
Metroplex360 private msg quote post Address this user
I think that height can be subjective to room.

Dropping the camera to avoid mirrors is sometimes necessary in bathrooms, although not ideal.

Having different heights if the second floor or a loft area has lower ceilings can feel natural as the entry to these spaces is by climbing a stair case.

Door knob height is a BIT low, but for hotel rooms and apartments with low ceilings, dropping the camera by 1/2 a foot can make a big difference.

My #1 complaint is a space with a refrigerator where the camera dwarfs the fridge.
Post 2 IP   flag post
73111 2 2
This topic is archived. Start new topic?