Do you ever wonder how scientists gather evidence that the planet’s climate is changing? Well, step inside Iceland’s famous glaciers to observe ice melt. Or go scuba diving with climate researchers atop coral reefs in Panama.Read More
Most of us have heard of the threat of climate change, but not all of us see it day-to-day. In Iceland, that’s not the case, and glaciers there have been melting at alarming speeds.Read More
It’s 2015 and I’ve just picked up my first GoPro-based 360 camera. It’s the Freedom360 F360 Explorer (a mouthful of a name) consisting of six GoPro Hero 4 Black cameras in underwater cases mounted on a cube.Read More
It’s not every day you get to experiment with new forms of media. We’ve seen astonishing new ways to move the camera — from drones to gimbals — that can push the boundaries of photography and videography. We’ve seen the rise of in-depth podcasts from companies like Gimlet Media change the radio game. And news as a whole has seen drastic changes in distribution, from social networks to digital subscriptions.Read More
Just an hour from the busy Bay Area, Stinson Beach is a laid-back retreat to soothe the soul.Read More
Business Insider gained exclusive access to the construction site with our 360 cameras. In the video above, we tell the story of how Hudson Yards came to be, and what it promises for New Yorkers by the time it's finished — in 2025.Read More
Trying new technology in storytelling is always a gamble and 360 video is not a unique bet.
We’ve seen the likes of Google Glass’ augmented reality, Lytro’s light field pictures and Soundslides fall into disarray as content producers quickly adopted them and users didn’t.
What is critical to the success of these tools — and their widespread adoption — is how well they integrate into the current media consumption landscape and how familiar a user is with navigating the story experience.Read More
Tucked just outside of Amarillo Texas is one of the largest canyons in the country, second only to the Grand Canyon. Palo Duro and it’s sister canyons in Caprock, are home to stunning views, outdoor activities and some of the last American bison.Read More
We are in the stone ages of 360 video production. Much like the days of the Nikon D1 (first DSLR) and the Canon 5D (first DSLR to shoot video) we have early adopters and a flurry of Frankenstein-like rigs, systems and solutions to making production as “easy” as possible.Read More
360 video, virtual reality, augmented reality — all forms of what I call immersive storytelling.
What is immersive storytelling? Well, it’s nothing new — we’ve been doing it with great novels, monologues, plays and movies for centuries.Read More
The Brazos River flooded in Rosenberg, Texas reaching a peak of 54 feet. It was the highest the Brazos River has flooded since 1913.Read More