Photogrammetry is an art, science, and engineering technique that captures the shape of objects by taking photographs from different angles. The word “photogrammetry” comes from two Greek words: photos (meaning “light”) and gramma (meaning “to measure or draw”). A photogrammetric analysis is used in many fields such as topography, archaeology…


Photogrammetry is a technique that uses multiple photos to create 3D models. This article will show you how to plan a photogrammetry shoot, including what equipment you need and the software you’ll use for post-processing. …


What’s the most important thing when creating computer animated films? First it’s the story. Then it’s the realism of the graphics. Light, materials and the way they react with the environment to create a realistic feel. …


We all want realistic cloth physics in our animations. They add an entirely new level of realism to our scenes. Cloth simulation is a 3D cloth animation technique that has been popularized by the advent of cloth simulation software. …


It’s important to feel you make a difference in the world. So let’s talk about why your work needs to make a difference in the world.

It can be hard to get out of bed in the morning knowing most people don’t appreciate what you do. Especially for creatives, because…


An architect’s job can be categorized into two main areas: the creative process and decision-making. Architects have to design spaces that are functional, enjoyable, and sustainable. In order to do this, they need to know how people function within a space (ergonomics), what features might make it more appealing or…


Architects are always looking for the newest and most powerful tools to help them design better buildings. Architects are innovative, and always like to try new tools, even if they are a little bit out of the ordinary.

The most recent tool that I’ve found in the iPhone is the…


A game-changer in the making? Given that lidar is an emerging technology, there are a lot of unknowns. But one thing is clear: This innovation has the potential to change our world as we know it. …


Unreal Engine 5 is a game engine that can be used to create realistic environments and when combined with photogrammetry and lidar scanned models the possibilities are endless.

UE has been around for a while now but, recently, the company released its new engine version 5 with nanite technology. This…


With the beta release of Unreal Engine 5 we got the new feature of Lumen lighting. The easiest way for me to describe it is real-time global illumination. Objects of your scene affect other objects based on their color and reflective nature. This is even more true for emissive objects.

Marc Sawyer

I’m an Architect. My favorite thing to do is create stories through architectural design. Founder of Whitewash Studio architecture firm in Atlanta, GA.

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