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My morning session was promised to me several weeks ago by one of my favourite clients. Her property had been in "Reno Hell" for several weeks longer than promised, and it was finally ready to be photographed. An impeccable flip in the downtown Ottawa core,...

Photogramma-wha? Photogrammetry is making measurements and models from photographs. It's been around almost as Photography. It's at the heart of what makes something like Matterport tick. You capture a lot of photographic data and it gets (almost) magically reconstructed as a series of 3-dimensional points. This...

The Ottawa Real Estate market is hot. Red hot. Now more than ever, you need every advantage to get that next listing. We are that advantage. When you show a potential client this new technology, they will be amazed. It never fails to delight and dazzle –...

To be successful in this business, you need to love to learn. Even just within the realm of Matterport Service Providers, the platform evolves and changes on an almost weekly basis. New features and functions are being added that add more capabilities, but they also make...

We are incredibly honoured to have been nominated for our recent work down in the Diefenbunker (See: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3). It was incredibly challenging but ultimately fulfilling in a way that is hard to describe. Since you are so kind...

[This multi-part series will document photographing the Diefenbunker in Carp, Ontario. In the final part, I take on what would be the most difficult parts of the entire bunker.]  Part 3 – Save the Best for Last I returned to the Diefenbunker a few days after completing...

[This multi-part series will document photographing the Diefenbunker in Carp, Ontario. In this first part, I'll talk about the challenges I faced in capturing such a large and historic space.]  Part 2 - Into the Belly of the Beast After my success at Level 400, I was...

[This multi-part series will document photographing the Diefenbunker in Carp, Ontario. In this first part, I'll talk about my reasons for embarking on this journey, and my first experiences with the Matterport camera one hundred feet below ground.]  Part 1: I love a challenge Even before receiving...

(Not Quite) The Year of VR For at least three years, technology evangelists in the VR sphere have been saying the same thing. 2016, 2017 and now 2018 all have the same esteemed title "The Year of VR". While 2018 will be seeing huge adoption in...

I think more than a few people have a common response to 2017: "Interesting, but scary." That pretty much sums up my feelings toward the first year of OniCap – 3D Photography. We came out swinging with a new technology for the Ottawa area: The...