Google Maps as Entertainment – Story Telling with Street View
Posted on November 25th, 2011
Have you spent hours cruising through Google Maps? Looking at, or for, features and landmarks near your home or places you’ve been, or places you wish to go? Have you used street view to take a stroll down your home street? The streets of places you’ve lived in the past? The streets of where you may visit or live next? I know I’ve don’t all that and more with Google Maps.
It’s fun and a great way to kill time. Both productive time killing and unproductive time killing. As a location based internet marketing guy I’m a full on map geek. There are many more like me.
One other group of geeks know how to make a movie and tell a story, and it seems they like to play with Google Maps too. Take a look at this amazing stop motion animation short film made with Google Maps Street View imagery.
Be sure to click the little expansion button to view it in full screen. Watch it a few times, it’s worth it.