DAG: 2-Day Photogrammetry Workshop
- Samantha Thi Porter
- 13 June 2017 - 14 June 2017
- Van Steenis Building
2333 CC Leiden
The DAG is hosting 2-day skill development workshop on photogrammetry in collaboration with the Postdoc Community Group, June 13-14.
For more information see the abstract belwo. If you would like to register, please email Emma Slayton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited spots are available, so sign up as soon as possible!
The workshop is intended as a comprehensive introduction to photogrammetry for archaeologists, and will include training in commonly used photogrammetry and mesh-editing software. The workshop is primarily organized for postdocs at the Faculty of Archaeology and has a maximum of 15 participants, however we would like to open up any remaining available spots to PhD students.
An Introduction to Photogrammetry for Archaeologists - by Samanth Thi Porter
Photogrammetry, also known as structure from motion, is a technique that can be used to create 3D models from digital photographs. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to photogrammetry and its many applications to the field of archaeology. Participants will learn to how to properly photograph subjects and process images into research-quality 3D models. Participants will be given step-by-step instruction in commonly used photogrammetry and mesh-editing software including Agisoft PhotoScan, VisualSFM, Meshlab, and Meshmixer. Topics covered will include but will not be limited to:
• How to capture images of different subjects (i.e. artifacts vs. excavation spaces)
• How to use proprietary and free software to create and edit 3D meshes
• How to extract orthographic images and digital elevation models in Agisoft PhotoScan
• How to organize and archive project files