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New video tutorial for Google's Photosphere

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New video tutorial for Google's Photosphere
Photosphere is a feature for Android phones that allows you to create 360 degree panoramic shots using the camera on your Android handset. With Android 4.3 improving the feature and making it easier to upload your finished Photospheres to Google Maps so you can share them, it was time for a new video tutorial on how to make your panoramic shots come out looking great.

It might seem like something that intuitively you wouldn't do, but Google says that to capture the best Photospheres, you should hold the phone in potrait mode at eye level. You should also hold the phone as close to your body as possible. Rotate in a circle aligning each frame using the blue dot on the screen. The video suggests that you make four circles having the phone tilted upward on two and tilted downward on the other two. Press the photosphere button to see your picture pan automatically, or scroll using your finger.

source: YouTube via AndroidCentral

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posted on 31 Jul 2013, 02:17 1

1. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


posted on 31 Jul 2013, 10:24

2. PhoneCritic (Posts: 791; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

Really kewl.

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 10:29

3. ebubekir26 (Posts: 333; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

I really love photosphere, use it alot on my Note II, captured my whole street, my family didn't believe me, they said I took it from Google maps or Google Earth lol xD

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 12:41

4. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)

I´ve allways used it in landspace mode and not so close to me as on the video, nice to know how to use it better.

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