Using Photo Match to align cameras


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Using Photo Match to align cameras

Now let's take a look at the Camera Match tool. And what this does is it allows you to take an existing photograph and then match it within SketchUp and then draw to the matched photographs. So you can basically recreate an existing building from a photograph. Now it is a little bit of a complex process, so let me take this in stages. The first thing we are going to do is just match the photo and then after that we will go ahead and model the building. So let me show you the photo of the building. I am in Photoshop here and it is just a photo of an old Bank building in the middle of Montana in Pony, Montana.

And this is actually a really good way to take the picture. Now for SketchUp's Photomatch, you do need to take a picture of the corner of the building. You need to get at least two sides of the building; you can't take a straight on or a side view of the building. You want to get some perspective in the shot and so this is a really good shot for that. So let's go ahe...

Using Photo Match to align cameras
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Using Photo Match to align cameras provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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