Tell me if this one sounds familiar: You go on vacation to somewhere spectacular- Rome, St. Lucia, Yosemite National Park, New York City, maybe Thailand…. You’re showing pictures to family and friends after you get home and you find yourself saying “The pictures just don’t do this place justice” and “I wish you could see how amazing this place really was…” and so on. The truth is, flat, boring pictures really don’t do an amazing place justice. What you’re looking for is how to portray the all-around experience of that moment that you captured digitally.
What you’re looking for is a product like the Tamaggo 360 Imager. This interesting little camera has a wrap-around lens that allow you to create 360 degree panomorphic, navigable images that provide an experience unlike any other photo. With three different automatic orientations the photographer can take 360 degree shots of the sky and ground, panoramic horizontal shots, or panoramic vertical shots. Instead of just seeing a subject and a background, viewers will be able to see what is going on at that moment in time in all directions. Creating the images is easy, just requiring you to upload, pan, crop, and then post and share.
I wish I could put an actual example of this incredible photography into this post, but to experience it for yourself you’ll have to go to their website. This little gadget isn’t available for purchase yet, but is set to be released sometime in Q2 and for about $200, allowing you to post some of the coolest pictures on Facebook before you know it.