Connect with us

GoPro Fusion / 360 Cameras

Rylo 360 Camera Sample Video Footage

Published

on

This sample video footage from the new Rylo 360 camera serves two purposes. The first is to give you a feel for the quality of the video when outputted in a non-spherical traditional HD video. The second is to showcase all that the Rylo camera is capable of. Let’s face it 360 spherical VR videos are very limited to how you can use them and really are more of a novelty to me. However, the 360 camera landscape is changing to not just capturing 360 VR footage but to an attitude where you shoot content in 360 degrees while in the moment and re-frame the perfect shot later from the comfort of your home. This means you never miss the shot as you are filming in all directions and you can then easily punch out a traditional HD video of the action. Not only that, you can export the shots you want from different angles and perspectives, such as front view, back view top view and even a tiny planet view. The stabilization on the Rylo camera is simply stunning and can be very beneficial for action sports. Until now, to capture nice smooth footage of action sports such as skiing, mountain biking etc you had to have an action camera and a wearable or mountable gimbal. The problem with this setup is they can be very bulky and heavy to wear and they are also very fragile. One spill and you can easily damage the gimbal motors. The Rylo camera is very small and can easily be worn and output buttery smooth action video without a gimbal, plus have the benefit of exporting from any angle you wish.


360 cameras are bound to become more mainstream as the software and hardware improve, I think we have just seen the top of the iceberg this past year of what is to come in the world of 360 photography and videography.

Rylo 360 Camera: http://amzn.to/2AuBsFx

 

 

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

GoPro Fusion / 360 Cameras

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick | Review & Sample Footage

Published

on

Why on earth would you ever need a 118 inch (almost 10 feet) extension pole, watch our video review to find out! In this review, we are taking a closer look at the new 118 extended edition selfie stick from Insta360. This super long selfie stick is intended to be used with small 360 cameras such as the Insta360 One or Rylo 360 camera. I even mounted my GoPro Hero 6 Black on it and was able to get some interesting photos.

When you mount your 360 Camera on a long extension pole such as this, it really gives you an interesting perspective. It can really make it look as if there is a camera floating quite a ways out in front of you or above you, almost similar to the view a drone would give. When used in conjunction with a tripod base you can also get some really stunning 360 photos.

One downfall due to the length of the selfie stick, there can be some flex in the pole which can sometimes be visible in the shot, any wobble or shake, however, is removed by the 360 cameras stabilization software. Heavy cameras such as the GoPro Fusion cannot be used with this extension pole, they are too heavy and cause too much of a curve in the stick.

If you will be mounting the Rylo 360 camera you will need to get a GoPro tripod adapter, I recommend the one by Smatree due to the fact it doesn’t have the extreme curve that most similar GoPro tripod adapters have. When filming with 360 cameras keeping you camera exactly center over the extension pole is extremely important in order to have the pole invisible in the video.

Alternatively, you may want to take a look at the super long extension pole from Telesin. It is very similar to the Insta360 Extended selfie stick but comes in at only 106 inches. A tiny bit shorter but quite a bit cheaper. Long extension poles like this are one of those accessories you will not use every day but can really enhance your videos and photos from time to time and I think makes a perfect compliment to you 360 camera bag.

Insta360 Extension Pole: https://bit.ly/2ASFAEP
Telesin Extension Pole: https://amzn.to/2OoR0Ch
Smatree GoPro Mount: https://amzn.to/2KBBS29
Tripod Base: https://amzn.to/2nlQqtm
Rylo 360 Camera: https://amzn.to/2OPSWEG
Insta360 One Camera: https://amzn.to/2nlTDck

 

 

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick

 

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick has a 1/4 inch tripod thread for mounting cameras.

 

The bottom of the Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick contains a 1/4 inch tripod thread.

 

You can add a tripod base to the bottom of the Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick to help get interesting 360 photos.

 

The Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick compared to the Telesin extra long extension pole.

 

I recommend using the Smatree Tripod adapter with 360 extension poles as the mount lines up with the center of the pole unlike may similar mounts. This is very important to make the pole invisible.

 

If using the Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick with a Rylo 360 camera or GoPro you will need to use a tripod GoPro adapter.

 

Insta360 Extended Edition Selfie Stick with a GoPro Hero 6 Black mounted.

 

Continue Reading

Editing Apps: Tips & Tutorials

Make Animations From Your 360 Photos | Free App & Tutorial

Published

on

Here is a little video tutorial showing you how you can create fun and dynamic animations from your existing 360-degree photos with a free app called Theta+. This app can be download for free from the app store and allows you to edit still 360 photos or turn them into animations with preset templates and effects. For those who want more control, the app also has a manual mode which allows you to get very creative with its easy to use interface. This app will work with 360 photos take on most of today’s most popular 360 cameras such as the Rylo 360, GoPro Fusion and the Insta360 One among many others. Watch our video for a quick demonstration and samples.

The following 360 cameras are compatible with this app.

Insta360 One: https://amzn.to/2lQmB3D
Rylo 360: https://amzn.to/2MCmhAz
GoPro Fusion: https://amzn.to/2Mz6ti7

Theta+ App: Direct Link

 

Continue Reading

Trending