PFP – a tool for collecting anthropometric measurements from a photograph.
1. Print the reference quadrilateral
A4 format PDF link: https://public.malachowski.pl/pfp/ReferenceA4.pdf
A3 format PDF link: http://public.malachowski.pl/pfp/ReferenceA3.pdf
2. Attach the reference quadrilateral to a rigid surface using tape.
3. Ensure good contrast between the sheet and the surface.
4. Ensure a bright, uniform background.
5. Camera resolution: at least 7 megapixels – a new mobile phone, e.g., iPhone.
The camera should be approximately 3.5 meters away, and it should be held straight in relation to the person.
Camera height: slightly above the level of the navel (about 10 cm); it’s best to use a tripod.
The camera’s position must be the same for all three photos.
- The person being photographed should be wearing underwear or tightly fitted clothing, preferably sleeveless and in light colors.
- The neck must be visible, with long hair pulled up. The face can be covered.
- Shoes should be removed.
- The model stands precisely in the middle of the reference quadrilateral. All four corners of the quadrilateral must be visible.
- A straight line (e.g., a wall corner) must be visible in the frame. This will be used for lens distortion correction.
- The model should be centered in the photo. Zoom is allowed.
- The model should stand naturally – as clothing would be worn.
Front View: Photo 1. Arms about 20cm apart from the thighs.
Side View: 2 photos: Photo 2. Keep your arms exactly as in the front view photo. Photo 3. Cross your arms to show the backline and the front of the waist