Posts Tagged ‘globe’

Mar 29, 2018

The Real Shape of the Globe

The Real Shape Of The Globe

The Real Shape Of The Globe

The Real Shape of The Globe
By Chongchen Saelee

Most depictions of the globe is an oversimplification, a mapping projection made by cartographers so it is easier to read and navigate.

But the actual physical earth is not a perfect sphere. If anything was a perfect sphere, it would be the Earth’s atmoshphere. Everything else is irregular. So to map the physical land to a perfect sphere is inaccurate.

So if you were to fly a literal straight path from point-to-point, there would be no curve like how some animations depict it. You would actually travel faster and shorter distances.

Mar 25, 2014

Tutorial: Real 3D Text in Adobe After Effects CS5.5 like Universal Studios Logo

A lot of tutorials out there claiming to show you how to do real 3D text like the Universal Studios logo, but either force you to download additional files or won’t show you how to do it at all. Well, extending on the existing tutorials online, I’ll show you how to do it. I’m nice like that. Check it out.