Photo Mode

Photo mode allows you to take pictures/screenshots at high resolution and save camera locations for the project.

PS Photo ModeVT Photo ModeGetting to Photo Mode: To take photos of your project in Photo mode, go to the Finalize Phase.

Single left-click the Photo Mode button to load a 3D View with black border. Use the standard mouse controls to rotate and pan and Walk (W) and Fly (F) to move around in 3D.

Think of this as a simplified 3D presentation.  You can use any of the Presentation Mode controls except Video.

PS Photo ModeVT Photo Mode

Saved Locations

Each project can have up to 99 saved locations.

VT Photo Mode New Location

PS Photo Mode New LocationNew Camera Location: Press this button to add your current 3D view as a new Saved Location. You can also press (+) on your keyboard.

These locations function in both Photo Mode and Presentation Mode.

By default your starting point in presentation is the first Location Slot. To start in a different location, double click on the Location Slot to set it. A small orange figure will appear on the starting Location.

VT Photo Mode Saved Location

PS Photo Mode Saved LocationLocation Slot Number: Left-click on the preview image to move your 3D view to that saved location.

TIP:  To move to a specific saved location while in Presentation Mode, Press the location number. For example: To move to Location 02, Press 2.

Camera Pin: Press this button to update/change the Location Slot to the current view or different time of day.

You can easily change or replace a Saved Location by moving your 3D view and pressing the camera pin icon again.

Trash: Press this button to Delete the saved camera location. You can also press Delete on your keyboard.

Stage Options

VT Photo Mode Fly WalkPS Photo Mode Fly WalkFootprints: Press this button to enter Walk mode or press (W) on your keyboard.  Walk mode plants your feet firmly back on the ground so you can walk around. Press Esc to exit Walk mode.

Balloon: Press this button to enter Fly mode or press (F) on your keyboard. Fly mode allows you to “fly” anywhere in the 3D view. Press Esc to exit Fly mode.

Take Photo: At any time, you can press the Take Photo button to capture a picture/screenshot of your current view.  You can also press (P) on your keyboard.

PS Photo Mode Take Photo

VT Photo Mode Take Photo
PS Photo Mode Photo SavedWhen you successfully take a photo, the Photo Saved pop up box will appear and the screenshot will be saved in the screenshots folder.

Click on the Photo Saved box to open the Media Viewer and view your screenshots.


Resolution:
Pictures/Screenshots are taken at the resolution you select from the drop-down. You have 4 Photo Resolution options:  Email (Standard), Desktop (High-Definition), Print Size and Poster Size.

PS Photo Mode Resolution

VT Photo Mode Resolution

Save TOD & FX (Time of Day & Image Effects): Checking this box, will save the time of day and image filter settings unique to each location.

VT Photo Mode TOD FX

PS Photo Mode TOD FX

Down Arrow: Press this button to minimize the Storyboard Tool Bar.

Red X: Press this X to close Photo Mode and return to the standard Create Presentation controls