Dear Marc You could use photogrammetry to create 3D models, but it would require several photographs from different angles rather than just one from the top. I hope that helps.
Best wishes, Anneke van Heteren Darwinweg 2 - 2333 CR Leiden Meckenheimer Allee 176 - 53115 Bonn E anneke.vanhete...@naturalis.nl E anneke.vanhete...@uni-bonn.de <anneke.vanhete...@naturalis.nl> <anneke.vanhete...@naturalis.nl> 2015-02-16 20:00 GMT+01:00 marcsrour <marcsr...@gmail.com>: > Dear all, > > I have what might be either a very basic question or an impossible task. I > am working on quantifying the area covered by epibionts on highly-curved > oyster shells (500+ specimens). These have been photographed from the top, > but the amount of curvature on some of them means that using 2D > measurements is too unreliable. > > Is it possible to use these same images to get 3D areas? If not, is there > any way to achieve a result photographically, without the need for surface > scanning? > > Any help or ideas would be deeply appreciated,and apologies for the novice > question! > > Marc > > -- > MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org > > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org. > -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org.