Imagery Painting in Maps

A session at NACIS 2013

Thursday 10th October, 2013

11:15am to 11:35am (EST)

An expanding look at base imagery in maps. To date the advancement of map imagery has been defined by one factor: resolution. What about palette, atmosphere, texture and lighting? Once we get past "accurate" representation, what about evocative imagery that has a visual or emotional point of view? Techniques for imagery painting include use of additional Landsat bands (the "natural" color bands are only a subset of the tools we have at our disposal, IMHO); adding highlights and shadows generated from DEMs; using land cover data to apply texture in defined areas; using Lidar first return data to enhance edges and textures. Integrating aerial imagery into basemaps, moderating the need to choose between Standard, Satellite, or Terrain. Embracing imagery as a cartographic *design* tool can change the future look of maps.

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Bruce Daniel

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8 attendees

  • Anna Verrill, GISP
  • Bruce Daniel
  • Calvin Harmin
  • Candice Luebbering
  • Alan McConchie
  • Mark Denil
  • Melelani Sax-Barnett
  • Becky Wilkes

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  • Amy Rock
  • Jennifer Milyko
  • Nonie (Ritz) Castro

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Time 11:15am11:35am EST

Date Thu 10th October 2013


Regency F, Hyatt Regency Greenville

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