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We began doing panoramic photography in 1994 with a cheesy parabolic mirror and a 1st generation digital camera.  A 360 degree panorama from a single image showed very little detail in a grainy photo, but it was the start of something big.  Technology has evolved, and we now create panoramic photos by “stitching” as many as several hundred single images into one full 360 degree panorama, We provide our clients with tours that immerse viewers in our clients' homes and businesses.  By allowing visitors to interact with the tour, we build excitement, familiarity, and comfort with the ultimate goal--to create new business for our clients.

Our virtual tours are chosen over the competition on a daily basis by savvy business owners and home owners who demand the best virtual tours to showcase their businesses and homes online. As a virtual tour provider using state of the art technology, we can provide you with professional 360° home tours as well as 360° commercial tours in a timely fashion and at reasonable prices.

Call today and let one of our helpful sales representatives talk to you about our virtual tour's capabilities, answer your virtual tour software and hardware questions, and make you feel comfortable about doing business with the best virtual tour company in the world.

Steps to Better Images

September 27, 2013, 11:53 am

In addition to our tour packages where our professional photographers capture the images of your home or business, we offer a "U-Shoot-It" package.  It is exactly what is sounds like, you capture the images, send us the digital file, and we will make a slideshow tour for you.  It is our least expensive package.  We don't edit your images.  They go into the tour just like you send them to us.  The trade off for the low price is that you are responsible for the look of your images.

Taking professional looking real estate photography is important if you want a visually stunning virtual tour slide show. If you are a beginner with photography and camera equipment, then you may not be familiar with lighting and how to capture it the right way. Lighting plays a major role in the colors you capture in your image.  Lighting also is the primary tool for revealing form and texture within an image. Following the correct guidelines and remembering these tips will help you learn more about lighting and how to create beautiful photos.

-    Examine different source of light (sunlight, fluorescent, tungsten, halogen, etc.). Understand the characteristics of light and notice the hardness, softness, direction, and visible colors. Hard light (direct light) produces vivid colors that stand out and creates stronger shadows. Soft light (diffused) will produce more pastel tones and softens details within a photo.

-    Pay attention to the colors shown in your photos. Colors tend to set a certain mood for the person who is viewing them. Shooting photos at different times throughout the day will allow you to capture different tones, colors, and light effects. (Taking photographs during the early morning hours can capture great tones). 

-    Do not over use your flash because the shadows will be extremely harsh.

-    Test out different angles to play with the lighting that is being captured so that you reduce heavy shadows.

-    When shooting interior photos, make sure that you have enough lighting from lamps, overhead lights, windows, etc. Do not allow too much light in your interior shots because the details can easily be lost. (Shooting in the dark with heavy flash is usually NOT the best idea).

-    Photography is an art and lighting makes up a huge part of it. Practice and try different environments until you are familiar with the types of light sources and the effects they produce.

Follow these tips and you should be able to produce great stills and panoramic photography for your virtual tour!

Posted by Michael Cummins at 11:53 am