Photography

Learn Why Pro Photographers are Turning to PDF for 360

Why presenting interactive 360-degree panoramic photos directly in PDF format is now an option

There’s been a notable surge in interest from professional photographers turning to the PDF format – in particular, 3D PDF, over the past few months. What has predominantly been favoured by CAD designers, engineers, scientists and manufacturers over the past few years is now fast becoming a […]

Getting Started: Creating Panoramic 360 Images with your Smartphone

So you have the latest (v2.16)  PDF3D ReportGen, at least as a trial copy, and you want to get started to create documents with 360 panoramas in them – just how easy is it? Well, PDF3D’s ReportGen is a very powerful tool with lots of options and controls on the PDF output so let’s keep it very simple to get […]

PhotoModeler to 3D PDF Work-flow

Convert a collection of photos around an object from drone, DSLR, or smart-phone into an interactive 3D PDF using PhotoModeler and PDF3D ReportGen.

The process of capturing a 3D digital model from an actual object is often performed using a digital camera and photogrammetry to reconstruct a 3D geometric mesh with texture derived from the original photos.

This sample illustrates the process, […]

PDF3D V2.16 Develops Powerful Direct Panoramic 360 to PDF Conversion Toolset

PDF3D Version 2.16 is here and brings with it a host of new and updated 3D PDF conversion features to support and enhance 3D visualization and panoramic 360 photography.

July 17, 2018 – London: PDF3D have released their latest update (v2.16) of their suite of 3D PDF conversion tools in.  In this powerful release, the team have developed industry leading technology […]

Panoramic 360 in 3D PDF Features

The latest update of the PDF3D suite of tools, Version 2.16, is the first professional software on the market to create panoramic 360-degree photos in PDF.

This new release brings a host of new features for those who work with 360-degree images, scans and panoramic photos including new technology, unique to PDF3D, for preserving the detail on high resolution images.
Improved Workflow […]

How to create a 360-degree interactive panorama inside a 3D PDF Document

Work-flow steps for creating Panoramic 3D PDF Brochures
The steps in this work-flow are an outline of how to create a highly compelling 3D panoramic scene embedded inside a PDF brochure or report. The steps start with digital photography and end with the production of a secure, stand-alone PDF file.

There are a number of high quality production interactive photographic panorama methods […]

360° UAV Drone Photography Embedded into 3D PDF

UAV drone photography has exploded in popularity over the past two years and what started as a hobby for photography enthusiasts has now turned into a highly beneficial tool for the commercial world.

Engineers and construction professionals have embraced the technology, which is now routinely used for gathering and analyzing data from above to aid planning, safety, security and design.

As you […]

3D PDF Panoramic 360 Views for Architects

Whilst we’ve worked with architects for some years helping to covert 3D CAD models into 3D PDF, the area of 3D PDF panoramic 360 photography is a relatively new one but one that is gaining ground in architectural circles.

Panoramic 360 walk-throughs have been around for a while with many methods available, but the delivery is always the same – it’s […]