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Nov 27, 2023 Site Mapping Project

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Here's the latest Site Map (3D model) of a every other week project I'm working on. It's def not perfect but it's getting better with each revision:

 
Here's the latest Site Map (3D model) of a every other week project I'm working on. It's def not perfect but it's getting better with each revision:


Nicely done, BigA107! What equipment, software, and scanning and processing technique do you use, if you don't mind sharing?
 
Nicely done, BigA107! What equipment, software, and scanning and processing technique do you use, if you don't mind sharing?


Thank you. It's getting better but still not the quality I'm striving for.

I'm flying Mavic 2 Pro (no filters etc)
Using Drone Deploy for Flight Planning and Data Acquisition
Using the Enhanced Option w/CrossHatch & Orbit in DD but have increased Overlap to 85/80
I do a couple of Manual Orbits around the perimeter down low shooting to capture more data down low (eaves and under hanges etc).
I process the Data with MetaShape using a Batch File so expedite the initial processing

Any more questions just ask. I'll try to help.
 
Thank you. It's getting better but still not the quality I'm striving for.

I'm flying Mavic 2 Pro (no filters etc)
Using Drone Deploy for Flight Planning and Data Acquisition
Using the Enhanced Option w/CrossHatch & Orbit in DD but have increased Overlap to 85/80
I do a couple of Manual Orbits around the perimeter down low shooting to capture more data down low (eaves and under hanges etc).
I process the Data with MetaShape using a Batch File so expedite the initial processing

Any more questions just ask. I'll try to help.

Thanks, impressive.
 
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Here's the latest Site Map (3D model) of a every other week project I'm working on. It's def not perfect but it's getting better with each revision:

The building looks very good. How many photos/passes did it take?
I like how the cars are messed up though. Makes them look like ratrods or collision derby leftovers or even some of the older car racing games like Need for Speed.
 
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The building looks very good. How many photos/passes did it take?
I like how the cars are messed up though. Makes them look like ratrods or collision derby leftovers or even some of the older car racing games like Need for Speed.

Thank you.

I have Drone Deploy set up to use the "Enhanced Flight" which uses an oblique angle (65def I think), Crosshatch, and a single orbit all within one flight.
I then change the battery and I did a 2nd orbit very low with a much more shallow camera angle but not showing much )if any) sky at all. This is a Manual Flight taking images very often in order to capture some of the lower facade/eave details.

I think total photos was around 350 IIRC. I'm going back early next week to do another one so I will confirm after that.
 
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Cool! Good detail! Curious if this is something you’re doing as a practice/portfolio builder or hired? I’m still struggling to find interested clients in the construction progression niche, in general. They all seem to be uninterested, have their own in-house remote pilot, etc. It’s a challenge to show them the value.

One other thing I’ve wondered, regarding 3D models (everywhere I’ve seen) is why they don’t have the same resolution as a 2D ortho, when just looking straight down, nadir views, of flat horizontal surfaces.

Keep it up, your work is an inspiration!
 

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