More photogrammetry from video data

Creating photogrammetry assets from high-resolution drone footage continues to be viable for quick results that don’t require high levels of accuracy.  Two videos shot from a DJI Mavic 2 Pro over the suburb of Southern River in Perth, Western Australia, were used to create this model.  The first capture was shot straight down, capturing a […]

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Unreal Engine 4.25 adds native point-cloud support

Epic Games has added native support for laser-scanned point clouds in the latest version of its Unreal Engine.  Unreal Engine 4.25, released in early May, was announced with a blog and several videos covering the major new features of the platform, which included initial support for Microsoft and Sony’s upcoming next-generation consoles, real-time ray-tracing, physics […]

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Stunning mountain hut photogrammetry

Photogrammetry enthusiast and SketchFab user PeterPWS has created a stunning capture of a snow-dusted hut on Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain.  The Cradle Mountain Kitchen Hut provides a safe refuge for weary hikers along Cradle Mountain’s Cradle Plateau.  The structure was commissioned in 1939 by the Cradle Mountain Reserve Board, built at a location referred to as […]

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Scanning a fence in Melbourne

This is a fence at the side of an apartment block in East Melbourne, painted with a mural of blue deer and these ethereal yellow tentacles. The model was created using 80 photos shot on a Nikon D5100 with the stock 18-55mm lens, processed with Agisoft Metashape and finished with Blender. The final mesh was […]

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Beautiful heritage photogrammetry by London artist David Fletcher

David Fletcher is a London-based video game artist and photogrammetry enthusiast whose impressive scans are largely heritage based.  Through studying computer animation and working for Sony PlayStation, Fletcher has developed a passion for drawing, CG and architecture. That passion has translated to some beautifully realised scans, featured here.  The Charterhouse Norfolk Cluster The Charterhouse Norfolk […]

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Photomodeler posts guide on Rhino 3D workflow

Photogrammetry software Photomodeler has released a workflow guide for Rhino 3D, demonstrating how the two software packages complement each other. Photomodeler, developed by Vancouver-headquartered Eos Systems, is designed to provide accurate 3D models and measurement across the industries of fabrication and manufacturing, forensics, engineering, architecture and surveying, mining, UAV scanning and more.  Rhino 3D is […]

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