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

Capture the mysterious underwater world in photos or videos!

The underwater world is so mysterious that you forget about everyday life when you view it.
If you are going on a long-awaited diving trip, the underwater scenes, which you can only see on that day in that place, are something you should want to record.

But a professional underwater camera is both expensive and seems difficult to use...
That’s why people who are considering buying an underwater camera but become discouraged can easily shoot underwater with a single press of the button using RICOH THETA.


You can of course use it every day as a camera, and also record high quality images completely in 360 degrees underwater.
* The Underwater Housing TW-1is required when shooting underwater.

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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

At this type of location...

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

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Recommended usage underwater

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1. Taking photos with a diving friends

Taking a photo together with friends and family holds memories full of special feelings in a single shot.

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2. Taking photos with sea creatures

You can capture colorful fish, dolphins, turtles, and everything else in the sea, which can’t usually be seen, in a single shot. Recording it in 360 degrees makes the scene you saw forever clear and vivid.

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3. Recording high quality 360-degree videos

You can record moving sea creatures and your actual diving with realistic footage unique to 360-degree videos.

Useful THETA functions for shooting underwater

Video shooting

You can record highly realistic video and sound in all directions. The video can also be enjoyed using a VR headset or on YouTube.

Image stabilization

You can shoot clear 360-degree videos even during hand-held shooting with advanced image stabilization function equipped on the camera.

Self-timer shooting

You can perform the self-timer shooting using THETA only. This is also useful for shooting with a selfie stick.

Recommended accessories

Underwater Housing TW-1

Underwater housing that provides water resistance up to a depth of 30 meters (equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof standard) to enable 360-degree shooting underwater. It has a coating that is difficult to scratch and reduces reflections.

U.N Underwater Selfie Stick UNZ-2648

A U.N underwater selfie stick useful for underwater shooting for a short time along waterfronts and in shallow water. The stick is designed to be compact and is lightweight so it is perfect for carrying around.

U.N Underwater Tripod for THETA UNZ-2646

A dedicated underwater tripod for RICOH THETA and the Waterproof Housing TW-1. It is compact and specially designed to ensure THETA does not float using just the weight of the tripod.

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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 underwater shooting

Recommended No. 1

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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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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