Virtual Reality

Shooting 3D VR photos with the Canon 5.2mm dual fish eye lens

Dec 13, 2023
Alex Baker

To make any flat image look 3D, you need to have two images of the same subject taken from slightly different points of view, just like in VR-180 videos. lets see how.

Post-processing a VR 180 video with the Canon R5C and Dual Fisheye lens

Oct 6, 2023
Alex Baker

When Canon introduced the 5.2mm dual fish eye lens for shooting VR 180 video, they didn’t just ‘make a new lens.’ They had to develop…

This dystopian VR app lets you step into your memories

Feb 27, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Many of us take photos and videos with our phones so we can watch them later and relive the important and happy moments of our lives….

Amazon’s new tool lets you “try on” shoes remotely with your phone camera

Jun 14, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Amazon has launched Virtual Try-On Shoes, a new feature that lets you try footwear remotely and see how it looks on you. Using augmented reality,…

Canon announces Kokomo, a social platform for VR video calls

Jan 5, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Over the past two years, our communication has largely moved online due to the pandemic. And Canon wants to change this (sort of) with Kokomo,…

The weird new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8 L dual fisheye lens lets you shoot 3D 180° VR video

Oct 6, 2021
John Aldred

So Canon has announced a weird but fascinating new RF 5.2mm f/2.8 fisheye lens for the Canon EOS R mirrorless system. It’s weird (but fascinating)…

This crazy lens lets you shoot full 360° photos and video with the need for stitching

May 7, 2021
John Aldred

Ok, this is pretty impressive and also extremely cool. Industrial and interaction designers, Rob Englert and Meyer Giordano have created a very unique lens for,…

This guy built a VR time machine from a year’s worth of Snapchat Spectacles footage

Jul 13, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

During the coronavirus lockdowns, I sure would love to have a time machine so I can travel back to all those concerts I attended and…

Facebook now lets you create 3D images with photos from any camera

Mar 2, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Facebook introduced 3D photos back in 2018, allowing your photos to appear as if they had depth and “move” accordingly as you scroll. This interesting…

Ricoh has announced the new Theta SC2 entry-level enthusiast 4K 360° camera

Nov 19, 2019
John Aldred

Well, the specs appear to be as disappointing as the leak suggested but the Ricoh Theta SC2 has now been officially announced. It’s a 4K entry-level…