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"A seminal book on VR Photography by one of its leading pioneers..."

8.5" x 11" format
320 pages with over 300 illustrations
full color throughout

ISBN: 978-0-615-34223-8

$44.95 + S&H


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Vr Photography by Scott Highton

From pioneering VR photographer Scott Highton, comes the long awaited and much anticipated book, Virtual Reality Photography.

Through twenty four detailed chapters, Scott shares his extensive knowledge about every aspect of successful panoramic and object VR photography. Richly illustrated, the book is a vast resource of tips, techniques, and instruction – chock full of both artistic and technical detail.

The book belongs in the hands of every multimedia author and photographer, whether part-time hobbyist or full-time professional, who has an interest in learning the secrets of good virtual reality (VR) photography.

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Featuring four sections:

1) Photography Basics – providing the foundations of composition, exposure, lighting, perspective, technical basics of film and digital technologies, and lessons learned from the author's 30+ years of professional location photography. This is the basis from which readers move on to the Panoramic and Object VR photography sections.

2) Panoramic VR Imaging – delves deeply into the tools and techniques for photographing panoramic VR images, including technical & artistic concerns, planning for the shoot, advanced techniques, supporting media, and even a glimpse of the future from VR pioneer Paul Debevec.

3) Object VR Imaging – explores equipment, lighting, and both basic and advanced shooting techniques for photographing interactive product and object movies. This section includes details of object rig designs, as well as providing direction for those wanting to build their own.

4) Business Practices – a guide on how to run an efffective business offering professional VR photography services, based on the author's 30+ years of experience, as well as those of other leading VR photographers. Featured are actual estimates provided by photographers for comparison on a VR project, as well as chapters on rights and value, negotiation, legal concerns, and business & marketing.