Expert Photogrammetry Tips for Improving Drone Mapping Deliverables

Expert Photogrammetry Tips for Improving Drone Mapping Deliverables

Our caller, Jerry from Seattle has a question about UAV photogrammetry for mapping and modeling. Can a poor understanding of photogrammetry affect your ability to build professional looking drone maps and models? If yes, what are the recommended camera settings for professional drone mappers?

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Timestamps

04:02 – Today’s question is about photogrammetry concepts that can help you improve your drone mapping deliverable
05:40 – Which are the three different kind of drone mapping software?
06:11 – Can you control your exposure triangle with Maps Made Easy and Pix4D Capture?
06:38 – Why are the Drone U landing pads orange & blue and not black and white?
07:04 – Important Considerations for building accurate drone maps
08:08 – Which is the only application which allows you to control ISO, aperture and shutter speed?
08:23 – Should you change the exposure value while drone mapping? Will shooting in auto-exposure degrade the quality of your drone maps?
10:05 – What is the ideal weather for drone mapping?
10:26 – Revisiting the disadvantages of using a linear rolling shutter for drone mapping
11:26 – Learning the nuances of image capture optimization
12:07 – Understanding the Exposure Triangle
15:37 – Why should you avoid using ND filters for drone mapping? What about UV filters?
16:36 – Interested in attending a Drone U mapping class? We share some interesting details about our forthcoming classes

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