Pixpro Blog - Photogrammetry 101

Pixpro Team Lukas Zmejevskis
Dec 14, 2023

If you are reading this - you are reading our 101st consecutive weekly blog article. We set out to bring attention to our software while providing practical, real-world advice for our readers. (regardless of your software of choice) Photogrammetry has become highly accessible, and knowledge is the only barrier to entry. Knowledge is what we provide, absolutely free. And we will continue to do so as consistently as we can. We dedicate this blog post to summarizing our work so far, putting all our blog posts into different categories in a single place.

Photogrammetry-Blog-Drone-Reviews

DRONE REVIEWS
DJI Mini 4 Pro Review and Comparison
DJI Air 3 for Photogrammetry
DJI Air 3
Bwine F7GB2 Drone Review - Not Competition Yet
DJI Mavic 3 Pro for Photogrammetry
DJI Mavic 3 Pro Review and Comparison
Autel Evo 2 Pro for Photogrammetry
Autel Evo 2 Pro Review and Comparison vs Mavic 3
DJI Mini 2 SE Review and Comparison
DJI Mini 3 Pro Vs. Mini 3
DJI Mavic 3 Classic
DJI Mavic 3T Camera Tested
DJI Mavic 3E For Photogrammetry
DJI Matrice 30 for Photogrammetry?
DJI Air 2S for Photogrammetry
Autel Evo Lite+ Review for Photogrammetry
DJI Mini 3 Pro for Photogrammetry - Tool or Toy?
DJI Mavic 3 - Rolling Shutter, Sensor readout speed explained.
DJI Mavic 3 Review - Good Hardware with Unfinished Software

Photogrammetry-Blog-Techniques

PHOTOGRAMMETRY TECHNIQUES
Human Photogrammetry with a Single Camera
Hyperlapse for Photogrammetry
Vertical Photogrammetry Part 1 - Outdoor Walls
Photogrammetry With DJI Mavic 3 - Waypoints
Macro Photogrammetry - Combining Multiple Techniques
Focus Stacking for Photogrammetry
Smartphone Photogrammetry for Stockpile Scanning
Manual Photogrammetry - Combining Different Flights
Therlam Photogrammetry Basics
3D Printing and Photogrammetry
Cross Polarization Photogrammetry
3D Asset Creation With Photogrammetry
Photogrammetry with DJI Mavic 3 - Orbital Scanning Technique
Photogrammetry with DJI Mavic 3 - Nadir Scanning Technique

Photogrammetry-Blog-Unusual

SOMETHING UNUSUAL?
Handheld Photogrammetry with a Drone
How to use an RTK Drone as a GNSS Rover?

Photogrammetry-Blog-Challanges

PHOTOGRAMMETRY CHALLENGES AND ISSUES
Exploring expectations and Limitations of Photogrammetry
Winter Photogrammetry
Weather Conditions for Aerial Photogrammetry - What to Look Out For?
Megapixels and Image Quality - What Really Matters?
Common Photogrammetry Problem - the Bowl Effect
Photogrammetry Fails and Issues Part 2
Photogrammetry Fails and Issues Part 1

Photogrammetry-Blog-Referencing

ACCURACY AND REFERENCING
Relative vs. Absolute Accuracy in Photogrammetry
GCP Workflow in Pixpro
Referencing in Photogrammetry - Important Basics
Ground Control Points vs. Real Time Kinematic
RTK Drones: What You Should Know
Ground Control Points. The Cornerstone of Accuracy

Photogrammetry-Blog-General

GENERAL
Not Spooky - Photogrammetry is Easy
Glossary Part 3
Price Comparison
Top 10 Photogrammetry Fact For Everyone
Mapping vs Stitching
What is Photogrammetry Software?
What is Drone Mapping?
Starting Your Drone Business
Drone Piloting - Best Ways to Get Experience
Photogrammetrist Profession and jobs. Worth Your Consideration.
Glossary Part 2
Glossary Part 1
Flight Planner. Do I Need One?
Photogrammetry. Art or Science?

Photogrammetry-Blog-Use-Cases

USE CASES
Tower Inspection with Photogrammetry
Construction Site Inspection With Photogrammetry
Photogrammetry for Building Demolition - Volume Measurements
Cave Entrance Finding with Aerial Photogrammetry
Architectural Heritage Photogrammetry - Preserving Small Details
Event Planning with Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry-Blog-Tools

TOOLS
Speed Limit Settings for Photogrammetry
Photogrammetry Checklists - Aerial - Terrestrial - Processing
Photogrammetry Calculator - GSD, Flight Speed and More
Drone Duty - a Flight Planner for Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry-Blog-Roofs

ROOFS
Multiple Roof Inspection - Low Altitude Orthophoto
Roof Scanning With Photogrammetry
Measuring Roofs with Photogrammetry
Easy Roof Inspection with Pixpro, with or without Flight Planner for 3D Scanning

Photogrammetry-Blog-Pixpro-Plus

PIXPRO AND THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE
Pixpro to PowerPoint - 3D Data in Your Presentation
From Pixpro to Sketchup
Pixpro and PVsol
Pixpro and SolarEdge
3D Vectors From Photogrammetry
3D Model Export from Pixpro to Sketchfab

Photogrammetry-Blog-Technical

TECHNICAL
RAW Photo Processing for Photogrammetry
Manual vs Electronic Lenses - Which is Best for You?
Noise Reduction in Photogrammetry
Noise in Photography - AI vs. Traditional Reduction Algorithms
Building a Workstation PC - Best Hardware in 2023
Electronic vs Mechanical Shutter in Detail
Best Lens Focal Length For Photogrammetry
Best GPU for Photogrammetry  OpenCL vs. CUDA
PC for Photogrammetry - What Hardware Do You Need?
Bios Settings to Unlock AMD Ryzen 5600G And 5700G Radeon Graphics

Photogrammetry-Blog-Pixpro

PIXPRO SPECIFIC
Digital Elevation Map Editing Tools in Pixpro
Camera Calibration with Pixpro - Your Unique Values
Pixpro 1.7.0 Update - Multi-Camera Support and Point Cloud Editor
Simple and Quick Photogrammetry Reports in Pixpro Software
1.6.5
Measuring With Photogrammetry - Pixpro Software Advantage
1.6.2
1.6.0

Conclusion

We will take a 2 - 3 week hiatus for the holiday season and return next year with new ideas and improvements for our blog. We are bringing comments, which we will monitor and respond to, and other general improvements. We will continue to bring weekly blogs with practical information and possibly produce video content in the future. Thank you for reading the Pixpro photogrammetry blog.

About the author
Lukas Zmejevskis

Photographer - Drone Pilot - Photogrammetrist. Years of experience in gathering data for photogrammetry projects, client support and consultations, software testing, and working with development and marketing teams. Feel free to contact me via Pixpro Discord or email (l.zmejevskis@pix-pro.com) if you have any questions about our blog.

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