Canon Dual Fisheye for VR
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For several years, Virtual Reality (VR) has been seeking its market in order to deploy on a large scale. The announcements follow one another and we see more and more major digital players positioning themselves there. Beyond purely technological issues, … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 under the sky
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A 360 camera under the stars. Is it possible to use a consumer 360 camera, such as Insta360 ONE X2, to capture the entire celestial vault? I propose here to examine this use (particularly interesting for astrophotographers), and to study … Read More

360 – How to aim your camera in direct sun ?
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360 cameras, by definition, capture all directions. As a result, in practice, the photographer does not have to worry about the orientation of the lenses in relation to his main subject. In full sun, is this practice still valid? Or … Read More

Ricoh Theta X
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In the field of 360, the year is off to a good start with finally a novelty that stands out. Welcome to the Ricoh theta X. This latest version is a logical continuation of the Ricoh Theta line, improved resolution, … Read More

Happy new year 2022 !
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Another new year that begins under the sign of COVID. One certainty, the more time passes, the closer we get to the complete end of this pandemic. For two years, it has come to hit all areas of our lives. … Read More

360 – Virtual tour – The sunken paths of the Perche
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The Perche Regional Natural Park is a very natural destination just 1 hour 30 minutes from Paris (France). Apart from the well-known Percheron (horses), the Perche also reserves surprising discoveries such as its many sunken lanes which crisscross the region. … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 – Virtual Tour with Pannellum
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The ONE X2 is a consumer camera perfectly usable for the creation of virtual tours. Here I offer you a simple process in several perfectly described steps to create your virtual tours very quickly. The viewer software I use is … Read More

Visit ISS in 360
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The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station which is located in a low orbit around the earth. Its dimensions are considerable (length = 119m; width = 73m and height = 30m), it is the largest artificial object in … Read More

Presentation of Pannellum
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On Photoplanet360, we have already seen how to represent 360 images. Apart from the VR headset, the 360 ​​visualization with the possibility of navigation in the image already allows you to fully immerse yourself in the scene. In this article, … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 – Extended selfie stick
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In the world of 360, the use of a camera pole, commonly known as a “selfie stick”, is now very classic for taking a photo or filming yourself. The use of a pole of several meters is less usual, and … Read More

Workflow in 360
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One of the challenges in 360 imaging is the process from capturing to achieving the target result. To help you see more clearly, I offer here a visual representation of the possible work processes, applicable as much for the Insta360 … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 – Two captures to remove subjects
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The ONE X2, like all 360 cameras, captures all directions at once. If you want to take a photo of a place without being in the image, you have to compete for tricks not to appear there. In my article … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 – Remove subject with a single capture
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The ONE X2, like all 360 cameras, captures all directions at once. If you want to take a photo of a place without being in the image, you have to compete for tricks. In this article, I describe all the … Read More

360 resolution for use in standard format
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Is the resolution of your 360 camera important? Surely yes even if this is not the only parameter to take into account. And what is the resolution level of current 360 cameras to get cropped images in standard format. In … Read More

Insta360 ONE X2 vs ONE X
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You already know the ONE X2 has the same resolution as the ONE X, and yet it is often said to produce better quality images. While it is true that the rendered images look better overall, probably thanks to better … Read More

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