THETA PHOTO THETA PHOTO For people who really want to enjoy their trip! Shoot videos and photos completely in 360 degrees in a single shot

Easily shoot celestial bodies in 360 degrees!
Be sure to take RICOH THETA with you when viewing the starlit sky and aurora!

It’s such a wasted opportunity to go to a long-awaited viewing of the starlit sky and aurora but you didn’t get your camera ready and then the experience ends after seeing the spectacle.
A 360-degree photo that can be shot with RICOH THETA enables you to record the starlit sky and aurora with the impact and beauty as seen with your eyes.

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What type of camera is THETA?

THETA is a 360-degree camera that records the entire space in high resolution, something that normal cameras cannot do. Photos and videos can be shot easily with a single press of the shutter button, without worrying about the composition or angle of the shot.

The camera is designed to be slim and compact, and is also easy to carry around.

There are many ways to enjoy the camera by using a dedicated app and sharing photos and videos over SNS.

THETA allows you to keep 360-degree memories in a single shot without worrying about the composition

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Ultra-wide angle 360-degree shooting is performed with a single press of the button!!

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Recommended ways to shoot photos of the starlit sky and aurora

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1. Recording the entire night sky filled with stars and aurora

The beautiful starlit sky and aurora is by itself something extraordinary and beautiful. You can easily shoot the space as seen with your eyes in 360 degrees with a single press of the button.

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2. Performing interval shooting and creating time-lapse video

The actual movement of the sky and stars is recorded with high quality video. You can create a time-lapse video to keep memories of the changing night sky, which can’t usually be seen.

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3. Shooting using interval composite

You can shoot the starlit sky using a specified interval and number of shots and then composite the images into a single photo. It ends up with a mysterious photo that contains star trails.

Useful THETA functions for shooting celestial bodies

Noise reduction shooting

You can shoot photos with less noise even in a dark location such as indoors.

Interval shooting

You can shoot using a specified interval and number of shots. A time-lapse video can also be created after shooting.

Interval composite shooting

You can shoot using a specified interval and number of shots and then composite the images together into a single photo.

Recommended accessories

RICOH THETA Stand TM-1

A monopod stand specially for the RICOH THETA series. It is designed small to reduce the portion of the camera platform and leg appearing in shot images. It extends to a height of 150 cm and can be stowed to a compact length of 53.5 cm.

JOBY GorillaPod Magnetic

A tripod that can be wrapped around objects, simply placed, or attached to metallic objects. It is compact, lightweight, and easy to carry around.

Attachment for Strap

A dedicated attachment to install onto the tripod hole at the bottom of the RICOH THETA camera to allow a strap to be attached. Five colors are available: Silver, gray, green, blue, and orange. The strap prevents you from losing the camera.

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How to enjoy photos and videos shot with THETA

Using a smartphone or computer

Photos and videos can be transferred to a smartphone and computer. You can view a photo or video at any preferred angle by moving it around with complete freedom.

Using a VR headset

You can experience incredible realism that makes you feel as though you are actually in the scene that was shot.

Posting to “theta360.com”

You can share photos and videos you are proud of with many people in the “theta360.com” gallery.

Sharing over SNS

You can share 360-degree photos and videos on Instagram. Facebook, LINE, and other popular SNS are also supported.

RICOH THETA ranking recommended for shooting the starlit sky and aurora

Recommended No. 1

Can produce approximately 23MP/7K images.
The flagship model, pursuing high image quality.

• Ghosting, flare, and fringing are reduced.

• The camera demonstrates superior noise reduction performance even when shooting night views.

• The first of the THETA series to enable images to be saved in RAW (DNG) format.

Official store price:
129,250 yen (including tax)

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Recommended No. 2

Four colors available to choose from. Recommended for people who want to quickly enjoy shooting 360-degree photos.

• Beautiful photos and videos can be shot with ease according to the shooting scene.

• The high-quality 4K video is supported.

• Wi-Fi transfer speed is very fast.

Official store price:
36,800 yen (including tax)

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Recommended No. 3

THETA V for shooting high quality 360-degree videos.
The high-end model perfect for corporate use.

• Maximum continuous shooting time for video is 25 minutes. 3D audio is supported.

• The high-quality 4K video is supported.

• Wi-Fi transfer speed is very fast.

Official store price:
57,750 yen (including tax)

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