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Zooming in from space [ANSWER]

Posted: Mon, 18th Jun 2007, 3:04pm

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hey would anyone here know how i could get kinda like a zooming in on a specific place (ie yucatan penninsula) from sattelite? how should i go about this task??
Posted: Mon, 18th Jun 2007, 3:17pm

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My first instinct is to thin Google Earth would somehow be useful for this. I would try taking screenshots as you zoom closer, and make them into an image stream that you can import... and there is a gap in my knowledge, because I'm not sure exactly how to create image streams, but I know it can be done somehow.

I'm not entirely sure if the various zoom levels on Google Earth would make a smooth zoom-in, and it also just occurred to me that those images may be copyrighted by Google, but it might be a good place to start.
Posted: Mon, 18th Jun 2007, 9:13pm

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I don't know about zooming in-to Google Earth but I accidentaly discovered how to do image streams in Elab when I rendered a film and it came out in images and it was 164 frames so I had to delete all of them. But, anyway first you have your footage you want to create an image stream with, then you go to the tab at the top that sais "RENDER", then you click on it so the menu pops down, then you click on the thing that sais render options and under file type select PNG then render it and VOULA!! biggrin biggrin biggrin Hope I helped somehow! biggrin?oh,yeah, you should probrably make a new folder and render it to there other wise it gets to complicated on the desktop.
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 9:16pm

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you can also use hypercam and select the area of google earth (the earth) and record it then save as avi.