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Re: Transformers On Your Street

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:43 am

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Sodan-1 wrote:What the fu...??!! I could see my neighbour and next door's old caravan. There was a shot of my house but it was a mirrored image. Can someone explain the witchcraft behind this for me, please?
My guess is that they used imagery taken from something like Google Maps and tied this little program in to work with it, if that's even possible.

I get how that would work for the shot where Shockwave is descending through the atmosphere, but would that work for the on the ground shots as well? I don't think I've ever actually used Google Earth, but those shots look like they were taken by someone on or close to the ground.
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Re: Transformers On Your Street

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:51 pm

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Sodan-1 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:What the fu...??!! I could see my neighbour and next door's old caravan. There was a shot of my house but it was a mirrored image. Can someone explain the witchcraft behind this for me, please?
My guess is that they used imagery taken from something like Google Maps and tied this little program in to work with it, if that's even possible.

I get how that would work for the shot where Shockwave is descending through the atmosphere, but would that work for the on the ground shots as well? I don't think I've ever actually used Google Earth, but those shots look like they were taken by someone on or close to the ground.
You can get Street Views in Google Maps. I use those all the time.
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Re: Transformers On Your Street

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:03 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
Sabrblade wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:What the fu...??!! I could see my neighbour and next door's old caravan. There was a shot of my house but it was a mirrored image. Can someone explain the witchcraft behind this for me, please?
My guess is that they used imagery taken from something like Google Maps and tied this little program in to work with it, if that's even possible.

I get how that would work for the shot where Shockwave is descending through the atmosphere, but would that work for the on the ground shots as well? I don't think I've ever actually used Google Earth, but those shots look like they were taken by someone on or close to the ground.
You can get Street Views in Google Maps. I use those all the time.

And now I know. Danke schon, Sabrblade.
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