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September, 2008

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  • Photosynth Blog

    How to synth an object

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    So you want to show your cousin in Cupertino your antique umbrella stand , or show your friend in Fargo that cool old microphone you scored on eBay? Here’s how to use Photosynth to make the most of it: - Take a photo about every 15-degrees—which means...
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    The Photosynth Team Is Hiring

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    If you're a world-class software developer or tester, come and work with us as we move forward on the next iteration of Photosynth and beyond. A listing of our current job openings can be found here .
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    Secret surprise: a hidden feature for easier synthing

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    Sometimes there are ‘undocumented features’ in a product that you discover by accident. Here’s one that makes creating a synth a little bit easier. If you hit the ‘start a new synth’ button, you’ll go through to this screen, where you’ll click the ‘Add...
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    The joy of synthing: some suggestions for better results

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    Because Photosynth uses photos differently than other photographic processes, it means you’re going to have to shoot your scene or object in a way you may not be used to. Among the things we did lots of times before learning not to: - Not taking enough...
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    Fresh synths

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    We're still seeing some incredible synths being posted every day. Here are some new ones that we thought you'd want to see: This beautiful scene proves that you can attain 100% synthiness without having to take hundreds of pictures. If your head...
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    Photosynth: Getting ahead

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    In honor of the Emmy awards, here are the Synthy awards for best synth of a head . The way-too-much-information Synthy goes to the 154 photo, 75% synthy " Head.1 ". Style points are awarded for at least making sure there were no bats in the cave...
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    10 things you probably never thought of synthing

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    10. Neighborhood children playing “Freeze Tag” 9. The moment you light your “Bananas Foster” on fire 8. A Yoga class locked in the “Downward Facing Dog” position 7. Barbie’s Dream House 6. Your winning Scrabble game board—when will you ever get to see...
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    This Evening's Update

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    We released a minor update tonight to fix some bugs and do some fine-tuning. You can head on over to our support site to read about the details.
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    More Synths to See

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    Beautiful new synths are being added to the site hourly. Here are some we thought you'd want to see: Here's one way to make politics more palatable . If that didn't make you hungry, maybe this one will. If you're into gaming, you'll definitely...
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    A Little Maintenance Tonight

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    We're making some improvements to Photosynth this evening. You'll see our static Web site for about 30 minutes, starting at 11 PM PST (7 AM GMT). You won't be able to start new synths during maintenance, but synths already in progress wll automatically...
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    Monthly Maintenance: Thursday 11pm PST

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    Our monthly maintenance window is scheduled for Thursday night. We'll be offline sweeping and dusting starting at 11pm PST (7am GMT), and Photosynth will be down for about 30 minutes. Again, you'll see the static Web site during this time, and you won...
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