36. Robust and Scientifically Reliable Rock Art Documentation from Digital Photographs

  1. Jo McDonald5 and
  2. Peter Veth6
  1. Mark Mudge1,
  2. Carla Schroer,
  3. Tommy Noble2,
  4. Neffra Matthews3,
  5. Szymon Rusinkiewicz4 and
  6. Corey Toler-Franklin4

Published Online: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch36

A Companion to Rock Art

A Companion to Rock Art

How to Cite

Mudge, M., Schroer, C., Noble, T., Matthews, N., Rusinkiewicz, S. and Toler-Franklin, C. (2012) Robust and Scientifically Reliable Rock Art Documentation from Digital Photographs, in A Companion to Rock Art (eds J. McDonald and P. Veth), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia, Australia

  2. 6

    University of Western Australia, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    New College of Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Bureau of Land Management (BLM), USA

  3. 3

    Bureau of Land Management in Denver, USA

  4. 4

    Princeton University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334241

Online ISBN: 9781118253892

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • digital photographs, as robust, scientifically reliable rock art documentation;
  • computational extraction of information in digital photo sequences;
  • representations, and 3D, interactive relighting, from any angle;
  • same photos, automatic rendering of drawings from a selection of 3D filters;
  • documentation/archiving of reflectance properties, 3D geometry, robust/permanent;
  • robust digital practices in rock art, adoption of digital practices, being attainable;
  • automatic functions allowing RTI, scientific “lab notebook” in RTI capture;
  • reflectance capture, light source in photograph using RTI Builder;
  • algorithmic rendering, CARE, visual information into comprehensible illustrations;
  • RTI, unified capture of rock art with photographic, preserving rock art legacy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Adoption of Robust Digital Imaging by Rock Art Practitioners

  • Reflectance Capture

  • Algorithmic Rendering

  • Photogrammetry

  • Conclusions

  • References