Author Archives: jochemzielstra

Dia, a diagram creation program

Here is a great open source program to make good quality diagrams. I have used this a lot for university reports. The software allows you to create flowcharts but also technical diagrams. It comes with a load of preconfigured shapes … Continue reading

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Hugin panorama stitcher

For all the people that like panoramic photographs, here is a really good open source photo stitcher: Hugin panorama stitcher Using this software and maybe ten minutes I produced the following panorama from photos I took with my phone!

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Another time lapse

This is another time lapse I made with the same set up as before. Only now the camera is stationary on a tripod. I did some colour correction in Blender, but I’m still figuring out how to get the best … Continue reading

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Lego dolly time lapse

A couple of days ago I made a short time lapse video. I used a Nikon D80 camera with 18mm zoom lens and an Arduino for the timing and displacement work. On Nikon cameras it’s really easy to remote control … Continue reading

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Citroën ds

This week I decided to try to model a car from 2d blueprints. I tried to model a SR-71 spy-plane before and got reasonable results. So I tried to model the DS. The Citroën DS is according to some the … Continue reading

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Model with greenroofs and wadis

Past few months I have been busy with my bachelor thesis research on alternative forms of storm water catchment. Now that the most work is done I have time again to make some renders for my presentation. Below are two … Continue reading

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Work in progress

This weekend I’ve been working on a small model of some houses and a street. The goal of this project is to make an animation of rain causing flooding in the urban watersystem.   I have to work on the … Continue reading

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