How to Make 360-degree Photos on Facebook

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TEKNOKIA.com - The 360 degree photos is an image technology which can be enjoyed with a different point of view. We could see a photo portrait of a person from the top, bottom, left and right side with the technology of virtual reality. Facebook already puts a 360-degree photo feature since June 2016. However, to date, not all users know how to upload or make a photo with format like that in Facebook applications.
 
What is a 360 degree photo? 
 
TEKNOKIA.com - The 360 degree photos is an image technology which can be enjoyed with a different point of view. We could see a photo portrait of a person from the top, bottom, left and right side with the technology of virtual reality. Facebook already puts a 360-degree photo feature since June 2016. However, to date, not all users know how to upload or make a photo with format like that in Facebook applications.

Interestingly, how to make a 360 degree photos on Facebook is very easy. In fact, users do not need to have a special camera to create content that would be divided into Facebook.

How to create 360 degree photos?


The way, users only need to upload a panoramic photo to Facebook. The system will automatically change the photo to display 360 degrees. No matter how to upload the same as usual. Users just choose "Update Status" or "Photo" tab, select a panoramic photo, write a caption, and then select a location or tag friends if desired, then press the "Post".

Any camera that supports to create 360-degree photos?

However, if you have a camera 360 formatted, can still be used to make such photos. Some cameras that already has that ability, such as Ricoh Theta S, Samsung Gear 360, and LG Cam 360. Before it's uploaded, photos that can be used as the format of the 360 degrees are usually equipped with a round logo at the bottom right (the logo as shown above). To take the panorama, users can directly utilize the camera and provisioning software that is in the smartphone and tablet.

Any application that is needed to make a 360-degree photo?

Most Android based smartphone currently has indeed included feature panoramic photographs. iPhone iOS-based 9 also includes these features. If you don't have these features, you can use a 360-degree panorama or application available. Some of them like Street View, Google Camera, Cardboard Camera, or Theta S.

You can also "sew" photos into a panorama using applications such as PTGui.

One thing to remember, Facebook revealed that this feature will work with photos that shooted at the corner with up to 100 degrees or more.

So, if do not want to take a photo of the landscape as a whole, you need to experiment to find out the size of 100 degrees.

How to enjoy 360-degree photos?

In the meantime, users can enjoy a 360-degree content via smartphone, PCs, as well as virtual reality headset a.k.a. virtual reality (VR).

On the smartphone, users simply shake the device to the right, left, top, and bottom. The photo displays the overall perspective. If you want to enjoy via the PC, users need the cursor to scroll the screen to different points of view.

The experience of riveting most was taken over by the VR. Users simply point your head in different directions, according to the perspective you want to see.

Photo or video formats such as 360 degree itself is indeed being trends lately. In fact, the independence of the Republic of Indonesia commemoration ceremony To-71 broadcast using the format via YouTube.

Good luck making 360-degree photos on Facebook!
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