How to Use Photo Match to Align Cameras in SketchUp 8


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Using Photo Match to align cameras

Another really cool thing that you can do with Google Maps and Google Imagery is to use that as photo textures to texture your buildings. So let's go ahead a little bit further with this particular ferry building. We have a window here called Photo Textures. And what this does is it takes your location information, so it knows where this is now, and so what it does is it goes to Google Street View. So this is a street view of the Embarcadero, so I can go back across the street, I can go left, I can go right, I can go any number of places, and so I can actually see this building that I'm working with.

And the really cool thing is that I can use this as a way to derive textures for my building. So let's show you how to do this. So I'm going to go into Select mode and select this front face of the tower, and then I'm going to zoom in here and find that tower; okay. So then I'm going to do what's called Select Region, and what it does is it gives me this box. And w...

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 8 Essential Training

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