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Digital Photography and Photogrammetry for Archaeology with Adam Prins

Instructor: Adam Prins, AIAR-JVRP Digital Archaeology Fellow at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research

Where: Online

When: Tuesday, March 14th – 9:30am PST

Duration: 120 minutes

Cost: $75



What you will learn: In just the last few years, photogrammetry – the generation of 3D data from photographs – has become accessible to virtually anyone with a basic digital camera. In this foundations workshop, we will cover essentials for creating excellent, publication quality photographs and 3-D models in a fieldwork context. The course is designed with students in mind. There are no prerequisites.
Topics include:

equipment choices
lighting (and shading)
color balance, white balance
appropriate use of scales and positioning
setting up a “3-D scene” for artifacts and features
targets, ground control and geolocation
born archival imaging workflow basics and infield backup techniques
photo logs, photo pages and other fun outputs
SketchFab, Instagram, Facebook and how to keep your job as a field tech or field photographer.