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...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 6:28 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 p...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 6:27 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. ...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 6:27 PM
Close-range objects scanning
Fixed lenses are preferred. It is not recommended to use focal length more than 90 mm. Since narrow-angle lenses have the correct weak aperture, it is rec...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 6:26 PM
Full body/head scanning capture tips
Capturing scenario: For full body capturing scenarioo we advice to use some kind of camera rig (or several camera that will take images simultaneously to ...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 6:26 PM