7 photographers took part in the competition, which can be seen in the section Photographers / Experts on this page. Here is a list of the nominated works.
Any user of the site can speak up and vote for the best work in each category by 10:00 pm on October 7 (Pacific Standard Time), when the winners are announced here. In the comments write the nomination and what work you vote for.
Best Virtual Tour - Polytechnic University "HTWG Konstanz". The possibilities of the virtual tour are used to the maximum.
Best panorama - Cigar room in a nice house. Most professionally performed work.
Best article - Shooting spherical panoramas with a DSLR / mirrorless camera.
Congratulations to the winners! The authors of these works will be credited with 50 coins to the account. Other best works will be marked the best and published in the public sections of the site. Thanks!
There are several ways to increase the balance of coins in your account. Answer questions about the quality of 360° panoramas. Post links to your virtual tours or post articles.
New functionality of virtual tours and spherical panoramas has been added to the site: text information points, polygons, video upload to an information point, and much more.
Many novice photographers have probably seen interactive panoramas on the Internet where they can spin and see everything around them. Often such content is called 3d panoramas.
The question of choosing equipment for shooting spherical panoramas and creating virtual tours is one of the most important for a photographer - a panoramic photographer. On the TrueVirtualTours website, you have access to examples of work performed using one or other equipment and software.
Rylo positions itself as an action camera with unsurpassed stabilization of 360° video. For me, one of the important indicators was the possibility of shooting 360° spherical panoramas in the resolution of 6000x3000. After more than six months of use, I can share how satisfied I am with the capabilities of the camera and whether the camera has met my expectations.
Overview, comparison of cameras for shooting in 360 panoramas with examples of panoramas and virtual tours. The main characteristics for comparison are the resolution / number of effective pixels / the ability to manually set the exposure, ISO / save to RAW.
The order is as follows: 1) upload to the site spherical panoramas from which you plan to create a virtual tour; 2) from the list of uploaded panoramas add each panorama to the virtual tour (Add to 3D tour link); 3) open the created virtual tour, edit the panorama order, select the main panorama, set transition points (tunnels).