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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Creating a Deep Zoom Image

To begin creating your own Deep Zoom image, download and install the Deep Zoom Composer from Microsoft.com at http://bit.ly/hwf8Wp.

The Deep Zoom Composer has a built-in user guide. To view it, within Deep Zoom Composer press F1, or select the User Guide menu item from the Help menu. The user guide provides a good overview of using the tool, as well as some more advanced concepts that are not covered here, such as creating panoramic images and image hotspots.

In the example for this chapter, I created a Deep Zoom image composed of two images: a wide shot, and a zoomed in close-up. To do this, I created a new project (select File, New Project) within Deep Zoom Composer. I then used the Add Image button, located on the ...

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