Testing WebODM - OpenDroneMap photogrammetry software.
Creating a flexible height ramp shader for blender
A custom shader in blender for quickly applying height maps to fossil tracks.
Use the Xbox Game Bar in Windows 10 to record tutorials
In these days of working from home, you may need to explain how to do something visually on you computer. Windows 10 has a built in screen recorder in the Xbox Game Bar, and I've been using this to record short tutorials for this website, and for students accessing information for the first time online.... Continue Reading →
The best free software for editing and cleaning (decimating and retopologizing) meshes and 3D data 
Working with photogrammetry, laser scanning, and all the other techniques I dabble with/intimately rely on, I generate a lot of 3D data. For the most part that data is usually very high resolution, and often quite noisy and in need of cleaning up. I want to detail here some of the software I've come across... Continue Reading →
The new ‘select object’ tool in Photoshop 2020 is a lifesaver for photogrammetry
Using the new 'Select Object' tool in photoshop to very quickly clean up photogrammetry data.
Photogrammetry Testing: Autodesk Recap Photo [commercial, or free for academics]
Testing Autodesk ReCap Photo
Photogrammetry Testing: Agisoft Metashape [commercial software]
Photogrammetry testing: Agisoft Metashape. Affordable and good, there's a reason this is the go-to software.
Photogrammetry Testing – 3DF Zephyr Pro [commercial software]
Testing 3DF Zephyr Pro
Photogrammetry Testing – Reality Capture [commercial software]
Photogrammetry Testing: Reality Capture [Disclosure: I asked Capturing Reality for a temporary license to access the full version so I could test it and export models, they kindly agreed and gave me a 1 month license. This in no way affects my review] Ok, let’s get this out of the way – Reality Capture is... Continue Reading →
Photogrammetry testing – Commercial software incoming
This is something of a pre-series post, explaining that over the coming weeks I'll be reviewing commercial photogrammetry software.