Virtual Reality Photography: Creating Panoramic and Objective Images from Virtual Reality Photography written by Scott Highton is a book that teaches you everything you need to know about virtual reality photography.
Through twenty four detailed chapters, Scott shares his extensive knowledge about every aspect of successful panoramic and object VR photography. Richly illustrated, the book is a vast resource of tips, techniques, and instruction - chock full of both artistic and technical detail.
1) Photography Basics - providing the foundations of composition, exposure, lighting, perspective, technical basics of film and digital technologies, and lessons learned from the author's 30+ years of professional location photography. This is the basis from which readers move on to the Panoramic and Object VR photography sections.
2) Panoramic VR Imaging - delves deeply into the tools and techniques for photographing panoramic VR images, including technical & artistic concerns, planning for the shoot, advanced techniques, supporting media, and even a glimpse of the future from VR pioneer Paul Debevec.
3) Object VR Imaging - explores equipment, lighting, and both basic and advanced shooting techniques for photographing interactive product and object movies. This section includes details of object rig designs, as well as providing direction for those wanting to build their own.
4) Business Practices - a guide on how to run an effective business offering professional VR photography services, based on the author's 30+ years of experience, as well as those of other leading VR photographers. Featured are actual estimates provided by photographers for comparison on a VR project, as well as chapters on rights and value, negotiation, legal concerns, and business & marketing.