getting the perspective i want

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dave05 Wrote:1. should my eye location be at or before znear? since my znear is 10, I'm thinking maybe eye_pos = {0,0,0} (wouldn't the area of the FOV at 0 distance from the "eye" be 0?)

The eye can be anywhere, zNear is the distance from the camera clipping will take place.

dave05 Wrote:3. should centre be the centre of the BACK of my scene? or somewhat closer than that? Right now I'm gonna test using the above settings and centre = {0,0,1000}
whatever you point at, the distance wont make a difference because the direction its pointing in is normalised.

dave05 Wrote:
Are you meaning to draw the UI with the camera in a perspective projection and not an orthographic one?

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