Image Capture Tips

General tips
Photos suitable for 3D model reconstruction in Metashape can be taken by any digital camera (both metric and non-metric), as long as you follow some specifi...
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019 at 1:38 PM
Aerial survey tips (with a fixed-wing UAV)
General tips: Do not set side overlap less then 60% and forward overlap less then 80% to get good quality results. Do not be afraid to capture more ph...
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019 at 1:37 PM
Aerial survey tips (with a rotor-wing drone)
General tips: Use a digital camera with reasonably high resolution (5 MPix or more). Have camera pointed parallel to the object's surface normal. S...
Wed, 7 Aug, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Close-range objects scanning
Object/scene requirements Avoid untextured, shiny, highly reflective and transparent objects. If still have to, shoot shiny objects under a cloudy sky or ...
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019 at 8:26 PM
Full body/head scanning capture tips
Pay attention to the depth of field - as sharp as possible throughout the depth of the subject,  Pay attention to the lighting - the brightest constant (o...
Wed, 7 Aug, 2019 at 4:11 PM