Tuesday, April 12, 2016

6 Tips for 360 Videography

360-degree videos can be powerfully immersive, but they also pose unique challenges for filmmakers.  Chris Lavigne from Wistia, an internet video hosting and analytics company, posted an article with 6 tips on making 360-degree videos here.  Some of the tips can also apply to 360-degree photography, such as:
  • Choosing the subject-to-camera distance.
  • Choosing the height of the camera. 
  • Working with the ultrawide angle lens of 360-degree cameras, and being aware of blindspots and stitching points.
  • Lighting with ambient light
360 videos add even more challenges, such as audio, directing, and video editing.

Check out the article for details on these tips.