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Some real aerial photography (slideshow)

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Yes, very nice indeed but a few things to consider:1.These pro photos are not always just point and click. Many are

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But that's when we (or those who are fortunate enough) can always choose to fly in real life. There is really no comparison to the 'real thing'. However, tileproxy and satellite data providers do get you closer than ever.

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I think the bird's eye view of microsoft's virtual earth can almost match the quoted aerial photos in detail. One big plus for VE. If anyone can proxytile that!

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Yes, this is the link I was talking about. ThanksWOZ

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Oh forgot to mention that Phil Taylor is aware of this and said it was very interesting. Lets hope we might see it with DX10 ;)WOZ

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Yes, this WindMark system seems to be a big pile of good shader code, plus a bit of environmental textures for clouds, etc ;)

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