Archaeological Activities: Photogrammetry!
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🏺⛏ ARCHAEOLOGICAL ACTIVITY! ⛏🏺
Today's episode: PHOTOGRAMMETRY!
It's a big word - what's it mean? Essentially, it's the capturing and creation of 3D photographs, and so it allows you to check out objects and sites from several angles. It's a great way to record archaeology, and is super fun to use, too!
Above: One object, many photos: for another overview of the process, check out Wessex Archaeology's Photogrammetry page here
Today we're going to show you a few fun examples of archaeology and photogrammetry, before showing y'all how to do your own.
📸So, first of all, why not check out MerlinWorks' fantastic 3D capture of Ousdale Burn Broch. Now, remember to make those all-important 'FWISH' sounds as you zoom through the landscape. It is really important and scientific, OK?
Here's some more archaeological examples you can check out:
😍Look at Mousa Broch, being all ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE:
Or what about Dun Carloway below?
💀 Or how about this 3D image of 'Ava' of the Achavanich Beaker Burial Project?
🏀 Remember our last post on the carved stone balls? Even more here!
♟ And everyone loves the Lewis Chessmen, right? If you don't, sorry, ain't nobody got time for that.
So, has that inspired you to do your OWN photogrammetry? It's dead simple - here are some clear and concise instructions on how you can get involved in the photographic phun:
Happy snapping, guys!