NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [6]: Alternate Overlaying Technique

Today I am going to look at an alternative way of stitching together the source layers. I have to do a set of mosaics for the station of Kamo, which is the northernmost part of Whangarei. From a rail perspective there were two stations there. Just a little south of Kamo there was a coal… Continue reading NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [6]: Alternate Overlaying Technique

NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [5]: Overlaying Multiple Layers

So in my last post I showed how to get started in georeferencing with the first overlay. In that post I put the second layer in to show how it would join onto the first layer. The aim of this part is to show how to add additional overlays and how to deal with the… Continue reading NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [5]: Overlaying Multiple Layers

NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [4]: Getting Started With Overlaying

So now we can look at how we actually do the georeferencing. This happens as a multi part process, and explaining the steps gives you an understanding of how it all works. The basic of georeferencing a historic aerial photo, is that by aligning it to a current aerial photo, of which we know the… Continue reading NZ Rail Maps: Using Gimp To Georeference Retrolens Aerial Photos [4]: Getting Started With Overlaying