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Throwing Shade: Gallery

Here is a quick gallery of hillshade images created in ArcGIS Pro using the (continually and recently updated) Terrain image service and the Traditional Hillshade raster function. If you would like to learn how they were made (mega simple) and give it a go for yourself or your customer, here’s a how-to.

In the meantime, enjoy the wonderful texture of our beautiful shared home…

Aquinnah, Massachusetts
Basel, Switzerland
Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Southern Dead Sea, Jordan Rift Valley
Denali, Alaska
Great Glen Fault, Scotland
Maui, HI
Manicouagan Crater, Quebec
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Olympic Peninsula, WA
Panama Canal
Tasman Bay, NZ
Walensee, Switzerland

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I have far too much fun looking for ways to understand and present data visually, hopefully driving product strategy and engaging users. I work in the Content team at Esri, pushing and pulling data in all sorts of absurd ways -and then talking about it. I also get to spend time with the Story Maps team, working on fun and useful user experiences. When I'm not doing those things, I'm chasing around toddlers and wrangling chickens, and generally getting into other ad-hoc adventures. Life is good. Loads more how-to posts: esri.com/arcgis-blog/author/j_nelson/ My YouTube channel: youtube.com/c/JohnNelsonMaps Loads of Styles for Pro: esriurl.com/nelsonstyles Instagram: instagram.com/johnmnelson/

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