Review of tiny Theta 360 panoramic camera


Jeffrey from 360 Cities sez, "I am one of the world's most obsessive and fanatical 360 photographers. So when this weird looking dual-fisheye Theta 360 Camera came out, I hunted high and low for how to get a sample in my hands as quickly as humanly possible. Five days later, the fedex guy showed up with my camera...."



This thing is a futuristic little device that shoots completely spherical images with a button push. No alignment errors or stitching or any other stuff. What is amazing to me about this thing is that you can stick the camera inside things and shoot a totally spherical image - things that were totally impossible before are now *totally easy*. I made a panorama inside a bucket... even inside a beer glass while I was drinking it...

While the resolution could be higher, it is definitely a viable version 1 product. I'm really curious how this device will take off. As a 360 photographer, this thing is really interesting.

Theta 360 Review (Thanks, Jeffrey!)

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  1. jerwin says:

    possibly unfortunate location for the usb port-- can you plug in the cable when it's tripod mounted?

  2. jerwin says:

    I looked at the examples and was dismayed-- they are grainy and the little tiny details that make 360 photographs normally so interesting seem lost in the noise.

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