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Andy Kovach

set 3d view to align w/background photo

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What are the steps in the process get a model view to align with a site photograph?

I want to make a perspective view of a building that will allow me to show context that is supplied by a photo. The photo will provide the background buildings street and vegetation of adjoining property.

I have my building modeled including paved surfaces and existing refenence objects.

I've planned my camera position so that with a 50? cone of vision I see some of the adjacent buildings.

I assumed that if I took my photo of the site without zoom or telephoto I could use it as a background by taking a "set 3d view" from the same location and with "Normal" view.

I can't seem to get the reference objects I've modeled to align with the photo.

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Thanks Robert

The "perspective depth factor" must be the custom perspective value in the Perspective field of "View>Perspective".

Do any of the view tools, (Flyover, Walkthru or Translate) provide similar manipulation?

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