Around the world in 360 degrees

 

With virtual reality becoming more prevalent, 360-degree video is growing as an art and storytelling form. Equipped with a 360 camera, Peninsula Press Reporter Anna Yelizarova set off on a journey around the world in 2016 to learn more about this new medium.

In the immersive video above, Yelizarova takes us to Iceland, Norway, Greece, India, Thailand and various places in the United States, as she demonstrates concepts in 360 video such as stitching, camera placement, directing attention and motion, as well as highlighting the challenges of producing 360 stories.

VIEWING ON COMPUTER: While the video is playing, drag your mouse around to view the various 360-degree perspectives.

VIEWING ON MOBILE DEVICE: To view in 360 degrees by utilizing your smartphone’s or tablet’s sensors, you must launch the video in the YouTube app.

Locations in order of appearance in this 360-degree video:

  • Little Venice, Mykonos, Greece
  • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
  • Kex Hostel, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  • San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge, California, USA
  • Stanford University, California, USA
  • Little Venice Streets, Mykonos, Greece
  • Trolltunga, Odda, Norway
  • Santa Cruz Natural Bridges Beach, California, USA
  • Troll Waterfalls, River Grimsa, Iceland
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi, India
  • Lightning in a Bottle Thunder Stage, California, USA
  • Lightning in a Bottle Center Camp, California, USA
  • Stanford Immersive Storytelling lab, California, USA
  • Burning Man Boeing 747, Nevada, USA
  • Fog, Mcloed Ganj, India
  • Airstream at Burning Man, Nevada, USA
  • Mai Khao Beach, Phuket, Thailand
  • Boat Ride Around the Island, Santorini, Greece
  • The Burn at Burning Man, Nevada, USA
  • San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge, California, USA
  • Lightning in a Bottle Lightning Stage, California, USA
  • Kex Hostel, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Geysir, Golden Circle, Iceland
  • Streets, Varanasi, India
  • Lightning in a Bottle Center Camp, California, USA
  • Sutro Baths, California, USA
  • Santa Cruz Natural Bridges Beach, California, USA
  • Santa Cruz Natural Bridges Beach, California, USA
  • Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Trolltunga, Odda, Norway
  • Burning Man Sextant Camp, Nevada, USA
Reporter Anna Yelizarova is actively exploring virtual reality and 360-video storytelling. Listen to her exploration of binaural sound in VR storytelling.

Reporter Anna Yelizarova is actively exploring virtual reality and 360-video storytelling. Listen to her exploration of binaural sound in VR storytelling.