Hello, I am very new to openGL, and I’m having a bit of a problem. I have this assignment to animate a ferris wheel, with the ability to look at it from a point not on the ride, as well as from the viewpoint of someone actually on the ferris wheel. I have the off-the-ride down ok, but how on earth do I get the camera to sit in one of the cars? I’ve tried a few things with disastrous results, using gluLookAt.
Basically, what I need is a way to put the camera in the position of someone in one of the cars as it goes around. I also need a way to switch from that POV to off the ride.
Can someone please help? And use small words, I’m still learning…