Quick Tutorial for VR & 360 Live-Action Photography and Videography

Since last year, VR has been a buzzword that frequents public radar. Compared to traditional photography, virtual reality videography are much more absorbing and attractive to the public.

" VeeR hopes to provide you with unforgettable memories every time you open our application," based on "providing access to bite-sized entertainment to all corners of the earth." While you indirectly experience the lives of others, we hope you can become an active recorder of the moments of your life and share your own stories!

This tutorial is divided into two parts, one for new users of 360 cameras with no previous experience, to help you make your first virtual reality video; the other for experienced photographers to perfect their productions. We hope to see your work of art!

The first steps: How to make your virtual reality video

What you will learn from this tutorial.

In this chapter, we'll show you how to make your first VR video in 5 minutes and share it with your friends on social media.

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Step 1: turn on your camera and connect your phone

Virtual reality may sound intimidating, but in reality it is much easier to carry than you imagine. Today we use Samsung Gear 360 for the demonstration, in order to show you how to create your own virtual reality videography in just 4 steps.

Editor's note: Although Gear 360 is only compatible with the flagship models of Samsung-S6 and later - its design and production process have become an industry classic, whose user experience is highly duplicate with other cameras. Turn on your camera, open the corresponding application to your camera on your smartphone (in this case it is the Gear 360 Administrator), and connect your devices. Now the screen of your phone has become a monitor!

Step 2: select the mode and make adjustments

Choose the "Video" mode, then proceed to see a spherical image where you can toggle perspectives by simply tapping and dragging on the screen. You can make adjustments on the fly.

Step 3: start recording

Touch the record button on your phone to record the moments you want.

Step 4: Finish recording, stitch your video and save it to your album

Touch the record button again to stop recording, and preview your first virtual reality video on your phone!

Ain't it great to see your first virtual reality video on your phone? I bet you're anxious to share it with your friends.

Press "save" on your phone and you'll see that it appears on your album in 2 minutes. Come and upload it to VeeR and share it with millions of people!

Step 5:  Share it on social networks: Facebook, YouTube and VeeR

The developers of VeeR have enabled the mobile charging feature for virtual reality enthusiasts. Follow these steps to upload to VeeR:

1. Go to your profile

Touch the person figure icon to access your page, and choose "Upload".

2. Edit your video

After uploading your video, write something for the description of your video, it could be about the story behind the video, your social media profile, the equipment used for the video, etc. You can also upload an image for the preview of the video!

While doing so, do not forget to include some hashtags to increase your chances of being discovered and presented by our content curators.

In case you have not seen it, VeeR launched its VeeR VR Editor product to edit 360 footage on your phone , which makes editing and uploading 360 videos incredibly easy.

3. Publish the video

Wait while your video is rendered; remember not to leave the application before it is published. You can access the analysis of your videos on the web. When you have a decent amount of loads, you can even organize them into playlists with shareable QR codes.

Step 6: Everything ready to enjoy your work

Place your phone in the slot of your headphones if you have one at hand, or simply pull the screen of the phone to watch your videos in 360 degrees.

Posted on August 01, 2018 at 06:25 PM