One of the latest 360 cameras to flood the market in China are these sub-$100 clones of the Nikon Keymission 360.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Here's a quick demonstration and tutorial of one of the cool features in the Insta360 Air app: horizon correction.
Insta360 Nano, the Insta360 Air, and the Giroptic iO, to name a few. To get better composition from these cameras, it is usually best to shoot with a selfie stick or monopod. To do so, you'll need a smartphone tripod adapter. Here are the ones I've tried, and here's my recommendation.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
TECHNIQUE: Learn how to create amazing tiny planet photo and video animations with this free software
Insta360 Studio is a free software from Insta360 that is a surprisingly powerful tool for creating amazing tiny planet animations from your 360 videos. Check out this new tutorial by Ben Claremont (Life in 360).
previewed here), a waterproof wristwatch with a built-in 360 camera. The crowdfunding launch date has also been pushed back a week.
TECHNIQUE: Video tutorial on how to level the horizon of your 360 photo using the free program Hugin
Hugin is a free software for editing panoramic photos with powerful features. Among other things, it can be used to erase the tripod in your 360 photo or add a watermark, or level the horizon. However, it's not the most user-friendly interface. But you can check out this video tutorial on leveling the horizon.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Hubblo VR has heard you! You posted your responses requesting sample footage from the Hubblo VR, and here's Hubblo's Dan Cunningham responding to you. And mark your calendars for the Hubblo launch date!
Happy Valentine's Day! Here is a 360 video tour of the world famous Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Park, one of the most famous tourist attractions in Southern California, featured in over 500 movies and TV shows. I captured the video with an Insta360 Nano mounted on a Guru 360 (prerelease version) and you can see how well they performed.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Lok Cheung (formerly with DigitalRev) checks out the Insta360 Pro, an 8k 360 camera that can also capture 3D 360 in 6k and can livestream in 4k.
Yes, you can use the Insta360 Air (hands-on impressions here) on a smartphone enclosed in a smartphone case without having to remove the case. Here's how.