Panoramic photography is a technique of photography, using specialized equipment or software, that captures
images with wide fields of view. All images showing a field of view approximating, or greater than, that of the human eye, may be
What are the types of panorama?
There are various types of panoramic image and various buzz-words used to describe
Flat, Cylindrical and Spherical.
Flat means to take several shots with short rotation.
Cylindrical means to take several shots
with full rotation without covering up and down, also known as 360° panoramic photography.
Spherical means to take several shots with
full rotation covering up and down, also known as 360° x 180° panoramic photography.
What does Al-Qumra means?
the origin word of "the camera", it is the first camera invented by an arabic person named Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham between (965
AD-1040 AD) and It means "dark room".
Al-Hasan was the first who gave the first clear description and early analysis of the camera
obscura and pinhole camera. Al-Hasan was the first to demonstrate this with his lamp experiment where several different light sources
are arranged across a large area. He was thus the first to successfully project an entire image from outdoors onto a screen indoors
with the camera obscura.
Original size image
The painted pixels (width x height)
7200 x 3600
1800 x 900
What is the difference between Virtual Tour and Panorama?
Panorama is similar to virtual tour, you can in both turn and look around,
the only difference is that in virtual tour you can move from room to room and from place to place, contrary to panorama where you
are fixed in one place.
In other word, a virtual tour is a combination of several panorama.
What are the files format that we
In terms of web browser, we recommend using as high as 99% Flash format (.swf)
Of course, to respond to customer needs, we
provide Quicktime QTVR format and the final stitched JPEG format.
What is the production cost of a spherical panorama?
It is difficult
to generalize because of the various condition that may vary, it is related to the time of shooting, the location as well as the above
mention image resolution quality.
What is the possible resolution for a panoramic shot?
We can provide the original panoramic shot of approximately 21 million pixels.
However larger resolution will be introduced in the future.
Table below will show the difference resolution size.
Be in the middle of the scene
Can I embed these images on my business website? Absolutely! Embed it on to your business website, link it to share on social media
networks, blogs, e mail and much more. We are here to help you promote your business through the 360 Virtual Tour.
Will there be additional reoccurring charges after paying for the shoot and adding it to Google search results? No, there is a simple
one time fee for the photographer and no additional charges relating to the virtual tour.