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Happy Holidays

From all of us Archaeovision may we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

2nd prize to “Rode Altarpiece in Closeup” project

On the 19th November the Estonian Research Council announced their Science Popularisation prizes. This award is granted by way of competition jointly by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Archimedes Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Research. Its purpose is to acknowledge the merits of science popularisation and to recognize for their outstanding effort individual as…

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Lübeck 1500 exhibition opening video

Lubeck 1500th Anniversary

Lübeck 1500th Anniversary

For the last couple of year we have been working in Tallinn, Estonia at St Nicholas church. The work consisted of taking photos and documenting the altarpiece by the German painter Hermen Rode. As well as working in Tallinn, we visited Rode’s home town of Lubeck where we recorded the altarpiece there. In few days…

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Kaasani kiriku projekti esitlus

Reedel rääkisime Kaasani kirikus kultuuripärandi dokumenteerimisest kiriku enda näitel. Käesoleva aasta alguses viidi kirikus läbi mõõdistustööd kasutades erinevaid kaasaegseid dokumenteerimismeetodeid nagu fotogramm-meetria, panoraamfotograafia ja laserskanneerimine. Eesmärgiks oli talletada kiriku olukord kujul, mis ei sunni tegema valikuid mõõdistamise ajal. Samuti üheks oluliseks eesmärgiks oli luua raamistik, millega on võimalik liita kirikus toimunud varasemad uurimistööd (näiteks dendro-uuringud) ning…

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Recent publications

Some time ago we announced that we received a grant to record all of the Estonian daguerrotypes using the RTI technique. We are now happy to announce that an article related to this topic was published in the Daguerreotype Journal. Check it out! At the same time we have also featured in another article about the documentation…

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Daguerrotypes documentation project

Recently we received funding to start RTI documentation project of Estonian daguerrotypes with Estonian Photographic Heritage Society. During the project we help to document 23 known daguerrotypes which will be then available via Daguerrobase.

Sky-Watcher at Kaasan church

Yesterday we went back to the Kaasan Church to complete a photogrammetric survey that will be used alongside the laser scan model already captured on site. Recently we bought a Sky-Watcher All View multi-purpose computerised mount and this was used on site as a test. In comparison to the Gigapan setup that we have used previously, it has…

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Kaasan Church documentation project

This week we spent two days surveying the Kaasan Church, in Tallinn, Estonia. This is the first stage of a larger documentation project where laser scanning and photogrammetric surveying will be completed, with the laser scanning being a collaborative project with one of our partner companies, Reaalproject LLC. The end product of the work will be a…

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Rode project visits Rode’s home town

Archaeovision R&D has been involved in the Rode conservation and research project (see previous posts) for over a year now. Our main tasks have been related to imaging. Last week we were invited to Lübeck,  the hometown of Herman Rode, to document the altar piece and a small painting at  St. Anne‘s Museum Quarter.  Whilst…

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