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Review: SurroundPhoto

REVIEW COMING SOON. I have to get some photos of all the parts and how they work, as well as sample panoramas created by the device.

360 Degree Virtual Tours with Just One Click!

Last revision on Saturday, August 27, 2005 0:50 AM

What you get.



I am now starting to play with the SurroundPhoto a bit. I have taken it out twice, and shot some "in the field" tests with it. You can see samples at http://www.dmrenfaire.com/vr/pano (.mov and .jpg panoramas).

Basically, very easy to use. Works well. Limited up/down vision (you can set the software to generate the VR zoomed slightly, which gives you a tad up/down). Optic quality is kind of dull (plastic mirror, easy to get specs and dust on it) but ... hey, for the price, it's a great toy! Now I know I want to get a 0-360!


2/3/2005 - I was able to buy a new Nikon Coolpix 5400 camera for $216 (after $200 rebate) in order to use these one shot optics. I needed a lens adapter ($15, by Nikon) and a sizing ring ($7, local photo supply shop) in order to mount the device.

8/26/2005 - I am now starting to use the SurroundPhoto. Here are some sample photos I took, all using default software settings.

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