Measuring Distances with your Camera

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iPhotoMEASURE is a software tool that enables you to measure anything in a photo taken with your digital camera.

From their site: iPhotoMEASURE delivers an innovative dimension to accurate and efficient measurement. By simply taking a picture with your camera, you collect all the measurements you need. There is no need for a helper to hold the other end of the measuring tape or take risks on a ladder measuring out of reach areas.  Bring measurements to your computer in a picture.  iPhotoMEASURE software enables you to measure everything you need for quoting, evaluation and appraisal – plus – the measurements are permanently archived for reference. Above and beyond accuracy and convenience is the power of Remote Measurement provided by iPhotoMEASURE. Simply have your customers or associates e-mail you photos of the project, and save critical time and money by not having to go on-site yourself.

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See a video tour of the product HERE. This is a great way to send info to prospective buyers who are out of town and want to know more about the dimensions of certain rooms. (H/T Appraisal Scoop)

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3 thoughts on “Measuring Distances with your Camera

  1. Wonder how this works? As any photographer knows the wider angle the lens the large something will appear. A telephoto lens is used to bring things in closer and to compress. Surely they accounted for this. I’m just curious as to how.

  2. Pingback: How to Use Your Camera to Measure Anything: iPhotoMeasure | Real Estate, Loans and Mortgage Rates

  3. This is interesting. Does this account to distortions on some parts of the photograph? What is the percent error with regards to the measurements?

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