The Department of Illustration

Google street view

Posted in Digital, Documentary, photography by The Department of Illustration on October 21, 2009

lead_image_569_0I came accross the amazing gsv looking up locations for the Paris trip at the end of November. This from the CR blog, about a band that have hacked into the software. “This is how it works: a cleverly hacked version of Google Street View allows users to preview tracks from the album in the areas of London that inspired them. As well as being able to move around as you would in the normal Google Street View, there are red arrows to find in nine different London locations (one for each track of the album) that each point to a location off the road – click it to find custom panoramic photographs of the band, shot at night by photographer James Royall.”

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