[updated 10/7/18 to use development version of COLMAP, and include environment variables] It’s been a while since I wrote anything on the blog – an extremely high teaching load has kept me from tinkering. So to ease myself back in, here are updated scripts for running colmap and openMVS automatically. COLMAP 3.4 changed the way things are called from the command line, breaking my previous script, and the author now recommends using the dev version as standard If you want detail on what each bit does, check out the original post here. Updated COLMAP + OpenMVS script (v3.4+): ColmapScript.bat: ::These … Continue reading COLMAP + OpenMVS scripts [Updated]
Given how insanely popular my ‘trying photogrammetry software‘ series has been this year, I thought I’d round up what I’ve tried, what’s worked well, and what hasn’t. Obviously I gave each piece of software in my blog posts a go … Continue reading Free photogrammetry software review: 2017
I’ve previously discussed on this blog my love of dealing with a combination of rotation maths and awkward software. I finally solved the problems that have been bugging my simulation workflow for the past 5 years, and I thought now … Continue reading Maya to Liggghts: Converting complex Euler rotations into Axis-Angle via quaternions.
[updated 17/12/17 to get rid of unnecessary meshlab portion] [updated 01/04/18 – Updated scripts for version 3.4+ of COLMAP] In a vain attempt to be useful, I want to share the script I’m currently using to automate my photogrammetry workflow. … Continue reading Automating free photogrammetry: Scripts I use
A somewhat belated blog post about my recent paper with Stephen Gatesy, published in JVP (If you don’t have access, just drop me an email). It’s one of the papers I’m most proud to have worked on, because I think … Continue reading What is a “Well Preserved” footprint?
Part 1: Photoscan | Part 2: VisualSFM+MeshRecon | Part 3: VisualSFM+PMVS+Meshlab | Part 4: OpenMVG + MVE | Part 5: MVE | Part 6: ReMake | Part 7: SMVS (+MVE) | Part 8: COLMAP | Part 9: 3DF Zephyr Free | Part 10: MicMac | Part 11: VisualSFM + openMVS, & COLMAP + openMVS | Part 12: Revisiting OpenMVG (with OpenMVS) [updated] | Part 13: Revisiting 3DFZephyr Free (v4.001) | Part 14: AliceVision Meshroom Current Recommendation: Part 14, AliceVision Meshroom Here’s the original post, with links to all post This post was updated 27/5/17 – see end of post; turns … Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing 11: VisualSFM & OpenMVS (and COLMAP+openMVS)
Part 1: Photoscan | Part 2: VisualSFM+MeshRecon | Part 3: VisualSFM+PMVS+Meshlab | Part 4: OpenMVG + MVE | Part 5: MVE | Part 6: ReMake | Part 7: SMVS (+MVE) | Part 8: COLMAP | Part 9: 3DF Zephyr Free … Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing 10: MicMac