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…

Instructional Videos on Photogrammetry

CHI's Video Series on Photogrammetry

Watch our instructional videos on Vimeo: Practical, Scientific Use of Photogrammetry. Topics include examples and 3D information, collection basics, and capturing complex subjects, among others. More…

Flickr Gallery: May 2019 Photogrammetry Training at the University of Wyoming

A photo gallery of CHI's 4-day photogrammetry training class in Laramie, Wyoming.


Photogrammetry class trainees in Wyoming capturing an Apatosaurus replica of a forelimb.

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 training@c-h-i.org 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: See Schedule

Practical, Scientific Use of Photogrammetry in Cultural Heritage

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

Photogrammetry training class in San Francisco


“I truly could not be doing the work I am doing now without their expertise.”
—Trainee, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, Baltimore, MD

“Clarified aspects of photogrammetry I struggled with for years — accessible without oversimplifying.”
—Trainee, CHI studio, San Francisco

“Very well balanced instruction and activity, excellent environment, thorough information, bravo!”
—Trainee, CHI studio, San Francisco

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

Next Photogrammetry Classes
Queens, New York: Monday, October 21 through Thursday, October 24, 2019

San Francisco: Tuesday, November 12 through Friday, November 15, 2019

Let us notify you about future classes: send email to training@c-h-i.org

Registration forms Queens, NY: Download this form, open it in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader app, and type directly into the fields. Then save and send it to training@c-h-i.org. (Sorry, we cannot accept a scan or photo of the form.) San Francisco: Download this form, open it in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader app, and type directly into the fields. Then save and send it to training@c-h-i.org. (Sorry, we cannot accept a scan or photo of the form.)
When Queens, NY:
Monday, October 21 through Thursday, October 24, 2019
San Francisco:
Tuesday, November 12 through Friday, November 15, 2019
Where Queens, NY:
MoMA QNS
45-20 33rd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
San Francisco:
Cultural Heritage Imaging
2325 3rd Street, Suite #323
San Francisco, CA 94107
Fee
(Upon receiving your registration form, we will send you an invoice with credit card payment instructions.)
Queens, NY:
$1995 per person. $1695 for students, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Let us know when you register if the lower rate applies in your case.
San Francisco:
$1995 per person. $1695 for students, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Let us know when you register if the lower rate applies in your case. Also, for our San Francisco classes only, we offer a discount of $100 per person when two or more people register from the same institution. Let us know when you register.
Prerequisites for Both Classes Ideally participants for these classes 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.

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.

Post processing screen shot from AgiSoft Metashape. Each of the blue rectangles represents a camera position.

Post processing screen shot from AgiSoft Metashape. Each of the blue rectangles represents a camera position.