Getting started with Photogrammetry — with an iPhone camera

Capturing the world in a future-proof data form

Az Balabanian
Oct 18, 2017 · 5 min read
Cologne Cathedral in Realities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnXehd7oxto

Pre-Requirements:

Choosing the subject

Interior subjects (inside out photography)

Interior capture of a house

Exterior captures (Capturing houses or singular objects)

Church in Croatia: https://sketchfab.com/models/22550a6bbe5c4ad4869389f2c4ae7566

Capture Day

97 images in total

Keep the lighting consistent

Two different angles of shade over the course of an hour

Two important details to remember:


Post Processing

Autodesk Recap 360

Autodesk Recap 360 workflow
Final result from Recap 360

Meshlab (Free)

Meshlab cropping


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Az Balabanian

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Founder & Filmmaker @azadux, Mixed Reality Director, Photogrammetry/Volumetric Artist, Host of the ResearchVR Podcast @researchvrcast

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