A New Photographing Apparatus for Skin Maps of Human Face Rendering

  • Haedong Kim
  • Howook Jang
  • Inho Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4292)


Movie contents makers generally require high quality texture maps built of images to render a realistic face skin. However, it is difficult to capture the images of same facial expression from various directions because the expression can be changed easily. A new data capture apparatus using polarization properties of light is made to capture mapping images for human face. It captures images without specular reflection in a moment, and the images are used to make texture maps, bump maps and special characteristic maps. The maps are used to render a realistic human.


Facial Expression Human Face Specular Reflection Face Skin Incandescent Lamp 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haedong Kim
    • 1
  • Howook Jang
    • 1
  • Inho Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Contents DivisionETRIDaejeonKorea

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