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Camera Class

Represents an imaginary viewing position and direction in 3-D coordinate space that describes how a 3-D model is projected onto a 2-D visual.

Namespace: System.Windows.Media.Media3D
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public abstract class Camera : Animatable, IFormattable
public abstract class Camera extends Animatable implements IFormattable
public abstract class Camera extends Animatable implements IFormattable
This class is abstract; see Inheritance Hierarchy for derived non-abstract classes usable in XAML.

The following excerpt shows an instance of PerspectiveCamera.

<DockPanel>
  <Viewport3D Name="myViewport">

    <Viewport3D.Camera>
      <PerspectiveCamera FarPlaneDistance="20" LookDirection="5,-2,-3" UpDirection="0,1,0" NearPlaneDistance="0" Position="-5,2,3" FieldOfView="45" />
    </Viewport3D.Camera>

    <ModelVisual3D x:Name="topModelVisual3D">
      <ModelVisual3D.Children>
        <ModelVisual3D>
          <ModelVisual3D.Content>
            <DirectionalLight Color="#FFFFFFFF" Direction="-3,-4,-5" />
          </ModelVisual3D.Content>
        </ModelVisual3D>

        <ModelVisual3D>
          <ModelVisual3D.Content>
            <GeometryModel3D Geometry="{StaticResource myTeapot}">
              <GeometryModel3D.Material>
                <DiffuseMaterial>
                  <DiffuseMaterial.Brush>
                    <SolidColorBrush Color="Blue" Opacity="1.0" />
                  </DiffuseMaterial.Brush>
                </DiffuseMaterial>
              </GeometryModel3D.Material>
              <GeometryModel3D.Transform>
                <RotateTransform3D>
                  <RotateTransform3D.Rotation>
                    <AxisAngleRotation3D x:Name="myAngleRotation" Axis="0,3,0" Angle="1" />
                  </RotateTransform3D.Rotation>
                </RotateTransform3D>
              </GeometryModel3D.Transform>
            </GeometryModel3D>
          </ModelVisual3D.Content>
        </ModelVisual3D>


      </ModelVisual3D.Children>
    </ModelVisual3D>


    <Viewport3D.Triggers>

      <EventTrigger RoutedEvent="Viewport3D.Loaded">
        <BeginStoryboard>
          <Storyboard>
            <DoubleAnimation 
              Storyboard.TargetName="myAngleRotation"
              Storyboard.TargetProperty="Angle"
              From="0" To="360" Duration="0:0:10"
              RepeatBehavior="Forever" />
          </Storyboard>
        </BeginStoryboard>
      </EventTrigger>
    </Viewport3D.Triggers>


  </Viewport3D>
</DockPanel>

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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