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Advanced Distance from the subject

THETA uses two fish-eye lenses with a wide angle of view that exceeds 180° and combines two images shot simultaneously to create 360° spherical images. In addition to having the feature of being able to photograph a wide area, fish-eye lenses characteristically make distant subjects appear smaller and make nearby subjects appear larger, and can easily produce a feeling of remarkable perspective. Deciding the distance from the subject with awareness of this feeling of perspective allows the photographer to create intense impact and clear separation in a photo such as size differences that are not actually possible. It is also possible to create a feeling of perspective when editing such as Little Planet.

Greater impact the closer you are to objects

Objects appear smaller with THETA fish-eye lenses even when just 1 meter away. While quite the opposite, the feeling of perspective is exaggerated the closer THETA is to the subject, and you can see that the subject appears much more impressive.

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Flagship Model: THETA Z1

Captures the highest quality 360-degree images and videos of the THETA series with advanced shooting and editing options.

Standard Model: THETA SC2

Available in four colors, photographers of any skillset can use the THETA SC2 to easily capture and share eye-catching 360-degree still images and 4K videos with precise stitch image processing.

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