Qubbat al-Hawa Project


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The equipment and methods used

Technical information:


Canon Digital SLR EOS 5D Mark II



21.1 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion (16,384 colours/each of 3 primary colour), wide range ISO setting of 100-6400 (expandable L: 50, H1: 12800 and H2: 25600).


Full HD Video capture at 1920 x 1080 resolution for up to 4GB per clip with HDMI output for HD viewing of stills and video.


Next generation DIGIC 4 Image Processor for faster processing of fine detail and colour reproduction as well as reduced image noise.


High performance with 3.9 fps continuous shooting, new shutter with a durability of 150,000 cycles and improved weather-resistant body.

Live View Function for stills (Quick, Live and Face Detection AF modes) and video

3.0-inch Clear View LCD (920,000 dots/VGA) monitor with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant coatings for improved viewing and smudge protection

Updated EOS Integrated Cleaning System specifically designed to work with a full-frame sensor.


Distance measurer;

Bosch laser distance meter


Colour chart;

Kodak colour/greyscale chart 20cm


Digital fusion 5.3post production software for composing


Photoshop Cs4


Autodesk photomodeler

Autodesk 3D Max 2010


From floor plans and photographic survey, phase 1 shows how one can begin to reconstruct the original site


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