File:Orthographic camera distance focal length.gif

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This animation shows how increasing the focal length and distance of the camera in a perspective projection results in an approximation of orthographic projection. Increasing them to infinity would result in an orthographic projection.

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Author SharkD
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current03:06, 2 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 03:06, 2 January 2008320 × 320 (415 KB)DatumizerLarger, better rendering.
03:01, 21 December 2007Thumbnail for version as of 03:01, 21 December 2007160 × 160 (76 KB)DatumizerThe "extreme closeup" view wasn't useful in this case. I'll upload a separate image for it.
01:47, 21 December 2007Thumbnail for version as of 01:47, 21 December 2007160 × 160 (74 KB)DatumizerAnimation now starts at a distance of zero units.
07:22, 20 December 2007Thumbnail for version as of 07:22, 20 December 2007160 × 160 (65 KB)Datumizer{{Information |Description=This animation shows how increasing the focal length and distance of the camera to infinity results in an orthographic image. |Source=self-made |Date=2007-12-20 |Author= SharkD |Permission= |other_versions= }}

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