Get Calibrated Scale Bars

Scale bars placed around mask object

CHI offers a set of 10 calibrated scale bars for photogrammetry. These scale bars are both highly accurate and efficient for adding scale to 3D imaging projects. More…

About Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry refers to the practice of deriving 3D measurements from photographs. See our web page describing photogrammetry, how it works, and examples. More…

Trainees in photogrammetry class, April 2014

Flickr Gallery: Shots from a CHI Photogrammetry Training Class

See trainees learning how to apply photogrammetry in an April 2014 class in San Francisco. More…

Four Days With CHI: Reflections on January's Photogrammetry Training (A Blog)

Wondering what this class is like? CHI guest blogger Emily B. Frank describes her experience in CHI's intensive 4-day photogrammetry class in January 2016. More…

CHI Training Can Come to Your Site

CHI experts can deliver a 4-day training class at your site or host institution for groups of up to 15 people. This can be very cost-effective with a lower cost per student. Write to with your inquiry or a proposal. More…

Need Some Help?

Let CHI experts advise you on your imaging challenge. CHI offers customized consulting services to both institutional and private clients, with special rates for nonprofit organizations. Projects of all sizes can be accommodated. Learn more…

4-Day Photogrammetry Training

Next class: Monday, September 25 — Thursday, September 28, 2017

Practical, Scientific Use of Photogrammetry in Cultural Heritage

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Trainees report a paradigm shift in their understanding of photogrammetry's power and applications
Photogrammetry training in San Francisco, April 2014

Photogrammetry training class in San Francisco

“Extremely informative and approachable instruction! I feel 100% capable going forward. Lots of personal attention.”
—Trainee, CHI studio, San Francisco

“Very good class with in-depth knowledge sharing that is not available anywhere else on the web.”
—Trainee, CHI studio, San Francisco

“Wonderful class! Really good instructors.”
—Trainee, CHI studio, San Francisco

This class is a practical working session in small groups with one-on-one instruction.

Next Training Class: Monday, September 25 through Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Let us notify you about future classes: send email to

Registration form To register, download this form and open it in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader so you can type directly into the fields. Then save and send it to Please specify on the form which training class (dates) you are registering for.
When Monday, September 25 through Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Where Cultural Heritage Imaging
2325 3rd Street, Suite #323
San Francisco, CA 94107
Fee $1595 per person for the 4-day training class.

Do you have 2 or more people who want to attend a class? Ask us about a discount (write to
Prerequisites Ideally participants should have the following photographic skills: ability to use a digital SLR in fully manual mode; a basic understanding of how to get a proper exposure; a basic understanding of depth of field and how to get subjects in focus. The hands-on portions of the class will be done in small groups with instructors.
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Who Should Attend

What You Will Learn

About the Software

Photogrammetric software is a fast-moving area of development with active ongoing research, open source projects, and commercial products.