RICOH THETA Technique Gallery

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Lakemore Retreat

Outdoor scene with overlaid nadir logo
Photographer: Chris Converse
Photo Studio: Codify Design Studio, LLC
Camera: THETA V
Technique: After Effects and Photoshop

Funky Taco, Boise, Idaho

Indoor scene with window lighting
Photographer: Jason Sievers
Photo Studio: pentaxagram
Camera: THETA Z1
Technique: Bracketed shooting, stitched with Adobe Lightroom

Eikan Kyoto Temple Illuminated Pond

Handheld DNG image at night
Photographer: Toyo Fujita
Photo Studio: IKOMA360
Camera: THETA Z1
Technique: f/2.1 ISO-80 1.6SS

Magic Filters - Black and White

Black and White - No post-production editing needed
Photographer: Jesse Casman
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Use Magic Filters plug-in to quickly transform THETA images (6 options)

Magic Filters - Greyscale

Grayscale - No post-production editing needed
Photographer: Jesse Casman
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Use Magic Filters plug-in to quickly transform THETA images (6 options)

Negative Transform

Node Plug-in transform with GraphicsMagick
Photographer: Craig Oda
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: GraphicsMagick transform to a THETA image inside the camera

Cartoon Transform

In-camera transform from GraphicsMagick
Photographer: Craig Oda
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Using node gm with GraphicsMagick to apply a transformation to a THETA image

Painting Transformation

Plug-in built with Node and GraphicsMagic with oilify painting
Photographer: Craig Oda
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Node GraphicsMagick plug-in with Termux accessing THETA image on filesystem

Osaka Station City

Outside of Osaka City Station, daytime
Photographer: Toyo Fujita
Photo Studio: IKOMA360
Camera: RICOH THETA Z1
Technique: Tripod and post-production

Moon Ring

Night sky star trails composite image
Photographer: Chao Huang
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA S
Technique: 900 images taken with THETA app at 2 second intervals

The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studio

Evening, outside, The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studio Japan
Photographer: Toyo Fujita
Photo Studio: IKOMA360
Camera: RICOH THETA Z1
Technique: Tripod and post-production

No Trespassing!

Combined line drawing technique and original THETA image
Photographer: Jesse Casman
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Using FastCV Painting plug-in, combining "edge" and "theta" versions, GIMP

FastCV Painting - Colors

Plug-in that applies colors to THETA images
Photographer: community
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: FastCV to use GPU of RICOH THETA

Watermark Overlay

Processed on server with ImageMagick
Photographer: community
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA Z1
Technique: Composite image with watermark mask

Ft Point, Golden Gate Bridge

Combined line drawing technique and original THETA image
Photographer: Jesse Casman
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Using FastCV Painting plug-in, combining "edge" and "theta" versions, GIMP

FastCV Painting - Negative

Plug-in that produces exact negative
Photographer: community
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: FastCV Painting - Negative Filter

FastCV Painting - Pencil

Plug-in that changes THETA images into line drawings
Photographer: Vincent Wong, Mok Mun Fong
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Uses FastCV inside the camera

THETA Magic Filter

Uses OpenCV to create an artistic filter
Photographer: Ed Oliver and Victor Altamirano
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: OpenCV

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe, Osaka, Japan
Photographer: Toyo Fujita
Photo Studio: IKOMA360
Camera: RICOH THETA Z1
Technique: Tripod and post-production

Coral Forest

Swimming through coral forest.
Photographer: Kai
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: RICOH THETA V
Technique: Holding selfie-stick and swimming

Floating Above Sand

Underwater mounted on ocean floor
Photographer: Kai
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Use scuba plug-in to take continuous shots.

Silicon Blossoms

Silicon Valley park in the Spring
Photographer: Craig
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA Z1
Technique: Z1 mobile app, tripod

Skater Art

Palo Alto Skate Park
Photographer: Craig
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA Z1
Technique: Tripod at bottom of bowl. Mobile app

Blue Sea Adventure

Underwater with TW-1 Case
Photographer: Kai
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Scuba plug-in mounted on ocean floor

Pencil Sketch of HanaHaus

Plug-in transformation with Node and Graphics Mag
Photographer: community
Photo Studio: individual
Camera: THETA V
Technique: Load plug-in, take picture. Connect web browser to camera with Wi-Fi