How I built the original Trek View Trek Pack, then used it to shoot, process, and publish 360-degree photo tours to Google Street View.
What are you waiting for?
360-Degree cameras are now fairly affordable. For £300 you can buy a 360-degree camera, telescopic pole, backpack, with room left for beer money.
That’s not to say the first camera rigs were bad. Far from it.
I get many emails asking how people can build their own 360-degree Trek Pack.
So here it is.
Do-it-yourself Street View
Over the next four weeks I’ll detail how I built the original Trek View Trek Pack, the Trek Pack, then used it to shoot, process, and publish 360-degree photo tours to Google Street View.
I’ll detail my thought process in buying kit through to some of the lessons learned, often the hard way, about shooting 360-degree tours for Google Street View.
And, yes. I’ll show you how to remove the monopod from the image. Hint: it’s not magic.
Though my general advice is; don’t get lost reading too many internet posts, including mine. You learn the most by taking photos and making mistake (no one’s perfect).
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