Setting up WMS Service
Create new connection:
MetroMap WMS URL: Please Contact Aerometrex for the URL
A list of available layers will appear.
Setting up Coordinate Reference System. Select WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator EPSG: 3857
After selecting the correct coordinate reference system, close the "Add layer" window. Selected raster will be open in the map window.
An export of a geo-referenced image can be created by zooming to the area of interest.
Low resolution overview export:
Using this method you can achieve a quick geo-referenced screenshot image with low resolution.
Make sure Coordinate Reference System matches the raster CRS.
From the Project menu choose Save As Image and choose Tiff
To load the Geo-referenced Tiff file:
Exporting High Resolution Imagery
In this method image resolution could be set up and based on the resolution and extent of the aerial image, export could take a while depending on area and resolution requested.
Re-projecting the image
The above method saves the image in its native google projection. To re-project follow the steps as shown in the screen grabs below:
Using the above method save an image of your area of interest in the native projection.