Krista Benson is currently the Photogrammetry Supervisor at COGNITION working directly with the ARC/K Project. Her background includes a B.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology for commercial photography.
Krista has worked over eighteen years in visual effects as a compositor and 3D artist at companies such as Digital Domain and Sony Imageworks on feature films, commercials, and episodic television. She has twenty-nine feature film credits on films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Tron Legacy, and Alice in Wonderland.
Krista has extensive knowledge and experience in shooting photogrammetry in studio and on location for archival purposes, as well as processing the solves for the large majority of footage shot. As a Photogrammetry Supervisor, she has worked with museums and cultural institutions in the USA and abroad, such as the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, WA, and the 2141 Kamloops Heritage Railway in British Columbia. She has led teams of people on location during photogrammetry shoots, and she has taught people locally and abroad best methodologies for capturing subjects for photogrammetry.
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