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Jerry Fisher
Worked at Airport Sleep Inn
Attended Riggs Sr High School
Lives in Sioux Falls, SD
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Behold, the #SolSystem (or the Solar System as it is more colloquially known) with our local star and its attending 8 planets (as defined by the #IAU). I like Pluto, Sedna and all the rest of the dwarf planets, but the IAU is notoriously picky & anal about its definitions and rules, ha! #3Dmodel #astronomy #science
solar system including orbits and moon
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Wow! I've never been to #DevilsTower  in Wyoming, but this is a nice preview. Here I can see Devil's Tower from distances and angles that would likely be difficult to impossible in person. Nice! #photogrammetry   #3Dmodel   #NPS   #geology  
Oblique imagery for Devils Tower provided by Woolpert, collected with VisionMap’s A3 Edge camera system. 3D model automatically generated with Skyline Software Systems’ PhotoMesh, utilizing distrubted processing on the AWS Cloud. See other 3D models on Skyline’s Cesium-based web viewer, TE4W: http://www.skylineglobe.com/SG7/TerraExplorerWe/TerraExplorer.html
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My most recent #Moses by #Michelangelo model is getting more notice and #3Dprinting. My model was created via #photogrammetry from a full-sized bronze copy of the original. That copy is a treasured local landmark at #AugustaUniversity here in #SiouxFalls #SouthDakota. 
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This is cool! Our local star, Sol, is the big arching section with the major planets of the Solar System to scale against it. #astronomy #science #3Dmodel #3Dprinting
This shows the sun and planets to scale. Earth is the 3rd planet from the left. The diameter of Jupiter is 11.21 times the diameter of earth. It looks even larger because the volume of Jupiter is 1,409 (=11.21^3) times the volume of earth. In file planets_5_160415aa.stl I have corrected the diameter of the sun per stefanpwinc's comment. enjoy added a 68% higher resolution model per SpoonUnit's request. The higher resolution file name is: planet...
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There was the Picard maneuver. Then Riker straddling every chair on the Enterprise gave birth to the Riker maneuver. Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to introduce you to The Janeway maneuver.
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A low resolution, fully textured #3Dmodel  of #Moses  at #AugustanaUniversity  in #SiouxFalls   #SouthDakota . I'm going to restart Agisoft Photoscan and push the settings to 'High' for the next model to see if I can capture greater details. #Renaissance   #Michelangelo  
The first completely textured model of Moses I’ve successfully created. Others were missing textures from the top or rear. I am surprised at how well this model turned out since all the photos (about 340+) were shot with the standard Apple Camera app on my iPhone 6 Plus. It helped that I had a deeply overcast sky to even out the exposures. I also had a lot of help using a 12-foot painters pole and my Apple Watch to remotely fire the camera. I loo...
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I wonder if a digital version of this #3Dprinted camera is possible? It probably wouldn't come anywhere near the image quality of a typical retail camera but it would be fun having a custom camera. #photography #3Dmodel
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Wow! I usually scorn "modern art" but this artist speaks to me. He has more emotion and creativity than a whole room of fashionistas today. I'll bet one of his sybarite parties would have been epic! #RobertWinthropChanler   #art   #GildedAge  
In one of the many licentious anecdotes from Robert Winthrop Chanler: Discovering the Fantastic, the Gilded Age artist throws a party in his Gramercy Park “House of Fantasy” so raucous …
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I always enjoy visiting #ZandbrozVariety  in downtown #SiouxFalls  as it has so many beautiful and fascinating things. In the rear of the store is a small #antiques  section that I always find things to photograph and #3Dmodel  later at home. #photogrammetry  
At Zandbroz Variety, a gift store in downtown Sioux Falls, I saw this interesting molded block. I set it in a spot without harsh lighting and took 58 photos with my iPhone 6 Plus to create this model. I think it is a fascinating reminder of past organizations and the wonderful ornamental decoration their buildings had.
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This is why #3Dmodels  are so cool; they make #history  come alive like no static photo can.
Depth: 165 Feet Wreck Length: 200 Feet Beam: 31 Feet Gross Tonnage: 979 Cargo: Copper, Package Freight, Passengers Launched: 1863 by Peck and Masters, Cleveland, OH Wrecked: August 9, 1865 Description: The Pewabic ran from Cleveland to Lake Superior ports. It was two years old when it sank off Thunder Bay in a collision with the steamer Meteor. Steaming southward, it headed close enough to the Meteor to pass mail and news between the two ships, b...
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So many things I'd rather have than money! #BarnesandNoble #technology #toys
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This takes me back to my school days when we had a few 'raised-relief' maps hanging on the wall of the classroom. I was always fascinated by the #3Dmodel of the terrain. Those tactile maps brought geography and geology to life in a way that no flat map or photo could. I'm glad to see that these types of maps are coming back to schools. #cartography #education #3Dprinting #3Dmodel
A new Kickstarter project wants to give schools around the world the ability to easily create accurate 3D-printed topographical maps.
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Work
Occupation
retired
Skills
Photogrammetry, photography
Employment
  • Airport Sleep Inn
    2011 - 2011
  • Pizza Hut
  • the Heritage Bookstore
  • DakotaMart
  • Long John Silvers
  • Little Caeser's
  • Dayton's
  • AAA Road Service
  • Communicatio Services for the deaf of SD
  • Radisson Encore Hotel
  • Pier One Imports
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Currently
Sioux Falls, SD
Previously
Pearsall, TX - Poteet, TX - San Antonio, TX - Pierre, SD - Aberdeen, SD - Geissen, Germany - White River, SD - Charleston, SC - Mrytle Beach, SC - Piedmont, SD - Madison, SD
Story
Tagline
I choose home life to the nightlife
Introduction
I'm a youngish middle-aged bear who has found increasingly that I prefers staying home to at the same couple of local gay watering holes. I was always the odd-man out when it came to what interested me and I've stopped trying to find a connection where none existed.

I'm a history and art buff. I try to watch all the documentaries I can get my hands on and I read as much as possible. I also enjoy SciFi and humor now and then. One of my favorite genre's is horror, not the slasher-porn stuff but more like the tension-filled stuff from overseas.

I love photography. I've been expanding my love of photography with 3D modeling in the last year. I'm becoming somewhat good at it but I have a long ways to go as I'm completely self taught.

I am single. I've been looking here and there online but haven't seen or met any men that have the right magic or chemistry. The majority of guys online are looking for one thing and while that's great, I find that it's not as satisfying for me as it used to be. I'd rather sitting nude on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and good documentary than having some slippery, kinky encounter (but that is only if I'm not with the right guy -- then I reserve the right to change my mind).
Bragging rights
Budding 3D Modeling Photographer, Caregiver to Four Cats and One Dog, Opinionated and Mercurial.
Education
  • Riggs Sr High School
    typical, 1989 - 1991
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Gender
Male
Relationship
Single
Like many people, my experiences with dentists weren't always very good (think root canal, fillings, etc) and as an adult I had avoided even basic cleanings for years out of fear. I was recommended to Sensational Smiles and finally went after much convincing from my healthcare team. Everyone at Sensational Smiles was great. They took a very frightened, snarky, outspoken man who was hypersensitive about everything and walked me through it each step of the way. They had the patience of Job. There were no surprises and they accommodated me far beyond what was necessary to get my cleanings (and another root canal and a crown) done. I'm getting better about taking care of my teeth and I don't dread my appointments with Sensational Smiles like I used to dread dentists in general. They'll be my preferred oral healthcare people for life!
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I found that for a small town it is fairly good-sized as flea markets go. There is a lot of trash and treasures (what is what is up to each persons interpretation) mixed together all over the place. The Four Seasons Flea Market occupies what must be at least two former storefronts plus the whole basement under them. There is a lot of stuff to comb through and pick around. It is a surprisingly clean place considering all the merchandise. The prices are about what I would have expected around the area. Don't expect to come here and find the Mona Lisa for a song--what you'd expect to pay in larger towns and other communities applies here too. After all, this is a business and the days of nickel & dime prices for places like this are a distant memory for even the most die-hard optimists. The prices seemed a bit high on some things but not bad on others. The lady at the register was willing to barter a little on some items depending on who was selling them. I'd say that as long as you come to the Four Seasons Flea Market with a realistic set of expectations, you shouldn't leave disappointed. I myself will be returning a few more times as I saw plenty of nice collectibles hiding on the shelves.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Fawick Park is one of those overlooked gems that everyone drives by. It sits between two viaducts going in and out of downtown Sioux Falls so the rumble of traffic fades and rises constantly. If you don't know exactly where to look and fail to ask a local, it's easy to miss. Once you do find it, parking is on the street but make sure you feed the hungry meters. There is a full-sized cast of Michelangelo's "David" with no fig leaf, just the way the original was made. David has been a presence in downtown Sioux Falls since the early 1970s when he was placed here and had a virtual jungle planted around him for the sake of conservative decency. Eventually the jungle gave way but not so much because opinion had changed as it was found that Fawick Park had been the former site of a coal gasification plant that left a toxic legacy. The entire park had to be literally dug out and hauled away. The park was eventually rebuilt but with David turned to look towards the West and downtown and moved closer to the street since his old spot was now in a floodplain. In spite of the traffic noise, Fawick Park is a pleasant enough park but just be aware that a few people hanging around the park tend to make photographers uncomfortable at times even when they are plainly shooting the replica of David.
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Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: Poor - FairService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
You can't beat the price for gently used furniture. Granted some of it looks a little dated, but it isn't anything that a little paint could fix.
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
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On a lark, I dropped in on Olivia's mid-afternoon today to sightsee and shop a little if anything caught my interest. The staff was quite pleasant and didn't have the attitude of a person wishing they could work anywhere else. They were professional, discretely inquiring if there was anything in particular I was looking for, then left me alone to wander at my leisure. They never made me feel uncomfortable when I settled on my purchase and didn't try to push unnecessary extras. I think I was more nervous about the other gentlemen than anything else but as the custom, nobody approached anyone else unless they'd walked in together, joking about visiting Olivia's. Aside from being exiled to a small industrial park on the eastern outskirts of Tea and having shorter business hours than many gas stations (not their fault -- you can blame uptight city and county officials under pressure from know-it-all religious conservatives) there is nothing to dislike about Olivia's. Word of advice: if you park at the back of the building but are not coming in for the theaters, you need to come around to the front door. The back door is strictly for the theaters.
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Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Not impressed. Dyson has a strict policy about acceptable practices and requiring a $60 "deposit" before Fonder will even look at my vacuum while under warranty isn't one of them. My Dyson had been to Fonder just four weeks before today and the repair man made a point of emphasizing that he'd cleaned the filters and vacuum before letting me pick it up. As it turns out, no he didn't. When I showed up today to drop off my Dyson for service again, that's when Fonder tried to spring the $60 deposit requirement on me. I walked out with my vacuum and contacted Dyson who quickly sent me to another business. I will never take any of my business to Fonder when it comes to Dyson and if you read this, just beware of their sneaky double-dipping policy.
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Quality: Poor - FairAppeal: GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago