This post contains amazon affiliate links, but remember to shop around and support local businesses if you can! I recently purchased a new set of earbuds, the Sony WF-1000XM3. This is for personal use (music and podcasts at home and during commute), and potentially as a headset for the multitude of Zoom/Teams/Skype meetings and the... Continue Reading →
This post will show you how to align a scan in two or more parts using CloudCompare. Or there's a video tutorial. Ideally, when you scan an object with laser scanning or photogrammetry, you want to get the whole thing in one go. With photogrammetry, that might involve what I've seen called the 'void' method... Continue Reading →
This is one of those questions that I see cropping up regularly in discussions online and off; Should I shoot and process RAW photos, or will I get the same results with out-of-camera JPGs? There is absolutely a school of thought among photogrammetry practitioners that everything should be absolutely top-quality: Prime lenses, shooting in RAW,... Continue Reading →
You can find links to all my other tests/guides here. Regard 3D has been around for a while now. I included it in my 2017 photogrammetry roundup, and version 1.0.0 was released in march 2019, but I’ve never actually run through it on my blog, so here goes. Regard 3D uses openMVG as the backend... Continue Reading →
Extending the arduino photogrammetry setup to turn the turntable by an arbitrary amount, then trigger an android phone and a DSLR, then move the turntable again and repeat.
 - I later built on this post and extended the setup considerably here. Photogrammetry is awesome, and there’s a whole bunch of papers and software out there that mean you can do it for free. But taking 100’s of photos can be a pain. I’ve been eyeing up ways of automating this for a... Continue Reading →
After a mysterious trail appeared in my garden, leading from a hole in the ground to the bird feeder, I found myself eager to get a trail cam to find out whatever beastie was making it. I had a search on Amazon and was overwhelmed by the choices available. In the end, I did what... Continue Reading →