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Introducing; Time Shift Shooting Plugin to hide yourself without leaving the camera behind.

投稿日:2019年5月18日 更新日:

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Time Shift Shooting Plug-in for RICOH THETA Z1 has released on May 15, 2019.This is amazing plug-in software to hide yourself on shooting 360 photos. No necessary to run away from the camera. No concern for theft, or somebody might blow it down. As you know well, Z1 costs around 1,000USD…

 

Now, you can grab it from RICOH THETA PLUG-IN STORE. Let’s try!

*Notes* Time Shift Shooting Plug-in has been also available for RICOH THETA V since the firmware update to ver. 3.00.1)

How to use Time Shift Shooting Plug-in with RICOH THETA Z1

It’s simple. First of all, you should buy the camera, THETA V or Z1. Why don’t you come to the “World in 360”? How wonderful it is! Give virtual welcome to your businesses by yourself. I will help you anytime.

New professional 360 CAM RICOH THETA Z1, Coming soon! #thetaz1 #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

Installation


You are already THETA user? “OK” Go to the RICOH THETA PLUG-IN STORE and download it.

(1)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Installation Page

Click “Install” button with your PC or Mac.(Not smartphone)

(2)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Check before installing.

Unless you have installed basic app for PC/Mac yet, go to the download page. Others can skip to (4).

(3)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Download page |Official RICOH THETA

You can check the latest firmware, too. I can also enjoy the plugin with my THETA V.

(4)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

Open in RICOH THETA

Click the “RICOH THETA を開く”, and the installation will be done in the blink of an eye.

(5)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

RICOH THETA basic app /Plug-in window

You can find out the “Time Shift Shooting” on the pull down menu. As you wish, select it for Plug-in1,2,3…

(6)

Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

RICOH THETA app for iOS

You can also check the plugins with your favorite Android smartphone, Xperia,AQUOS,Samsung,Xiaomi,Huawei…etc. It requires Android OS 5.0 or higher.

Two ways to initiate the plug-in

RICOH THETA Z1 has 4 buttons at the side. Power, Connection, Mode and Function.

  • Camera function
  • Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    RICOH THETA Z1 /Fn button added

    Long press “Mode” button to display Plug-in selection in OLED.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    RICOH THETA Z1 /OLED at the bottom.

    Press “Mode” to select “Exit,Plugin1,2, or 3”. Shutter button to excute.

  • RICOH THETA mobile app
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    You should control the settings with mobile app(iOS, Android) during the Plugin Mode. It’s the much easier way to use Time Shift Shooting Plug-in.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    RICOH THETA app for iOS

    Go to Settings =>Camera Settings =>Plug-in =>Plug-in(Edit)

    Are you ready? You press the Wifi/BT button of Z1 to connect with your phone. And start RICOH THETA app, tap “Settings” at the lower right corner, and then go to “Camera settings” => “Plug-in” =>”Plug-in(edit)” window. Just one more tap “Start plug-in”! Beeps will notify you Plug-in mode starts.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    RICOH THETA app for iOS

    Once the plug-in starts, you can see the Camera settings window as shown above. Tap the dobble square icon. Then,the preview window will open in your Safari or Chrome(Mobile browser).

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Camera settings on Safari(mobile browser)

    You can control the camera settings(Auto,Av,Tv,ISO prority & Manual).

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Shooting settings on Safari(mobile browser)

    Also available for Ev value, Color temperature, Timer settings…etc. Are you exciting? So am I.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    RICOH THETA app for iOS

    Noticed that; If you want RAW(DNG) files, you should set before entering Plug-in Mode.(RAW is only availabe for Z1)

    Now shooting!

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Manfrotto Element(tripod)

    Shooting is always fun. However,you must use any stable tripod to try this new method.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Rear lens on the side of OLED

    You stand in front of the rear lens at the first shot and then, step forward quickly before the second shot. That’s all, quite simple. I recommend you to set 2 sec for both timers. I don’t need the first timer. However, we have no choice for the time being.
    **I’ve sent the feedback for the next update.

    Known issues

    Time Shift Shooting Plug-in is a sort of workaround to hide yourself on 360 shooting with RICOH THETA V/Z1. Nothing is perfect.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Ghost(Multiple persons)

    People walk and always move around. Dogs and cats maybe,too. Kangaroo…? It’s your business.

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Disappering person

    Thanos snapped again? No way! You should watch carefully before shooting. I believe we can mitigate the annoying results when the side at the 90 degrees from lens is clear.

    ***We should know the classical workaround is removing any artifacts with Photoshop or GIMP.

    Conclusion

    Time Shift Shooting Plugin for RICOH THETA Z1

    Ninja Technique

    Time Shift Shooting Plug-in will make us happy and give us the remakable and fascinating 360 experineces. The point is,”we can controll the camera through the mobile browser, even if while Plug-in Mode.” This is great improvement! Other plugins must be more accessible and convenient near in future.

    Hope this helps.

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    執筆者:


    1. Jef より:

      It didn’t work for Theta V. Firmware need updated! There is not different when I view it . Both camera still take the picture at the same time !

    2. Jeff より:

      can ‘t find in Theta V

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