THETA PHOTO THETA PHOTO For people who really want to enjoy their trip! Shoot videos and photos completely in 360 degrees in a single shot

Use RICOH THETA to record superb views you discover while traveling

“I want to shoot superb views and city scenery from above, but attaching a standard camera is just looking down from the sky above. I want to capture a more vibrant world that stretches out to the horizon.”

You need 360-degree shooting with RICOH THETA to accomplish this! The sky, the city, and the landscape, and scenes not usually visible can be recorded as memories.

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What type of camera is THETA?

THETA is a 360-degree camera that records the entire space in high resolution, something that normal cameras cannot do. Photos and videos can be shot easily with a single press of the shutter button, without worrying about the composition or angle of the shot.

The camera is designed to be slim and compact, and is also easy to carry around.

There are many ways to enjoy the camera by using a dedicated app and sharing photos and videos over SNS.

THETA allows you to keep 360-degree memories in a single shot without worrying about the composition

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Ultra-wide angle 360-degree shooting is performed with a single press of the button!!

@minatomirai - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Shooting methods recommended to shoot superb views

1. Shooting superb views from the sky above in 360 degrees when a 2D photo produces unsatisfactory results

Using a drone you can shoot superb views in front of your eyes and beyond from a greater height that extend further. The entire scene seen from the sky above can be captured in a single shot.

Garganta del Diablo - Devil’s Throat: one of the most unique landscapes in the World a giant horseshoe-shaped waterfall 150 meters long and 80 meters high. #Argentina 360 shot with Ricoh Theta SC. #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

2. Shooting areas you cannot enter in 360 degrees from the sky above

It is often the case that you cannot get near and shoot a location the more beautiful that location is. However, it is easy to shoot impressive photos from a high position using a selfie stick with THETA.

3. Shooting spectacular footage with videos

You can also shoot more spectacular footage even with videos.

Useful THETA functions for shooting superb views

Zenith correction

You can automatically correct the angle of photos shot at an angle.

Interval shooting

You can shoot using a specified interval and number of shots. A time-lapse video can also be created after shooting.

Video shooting

You can record highly realistic video and sound in all directions. The video can also be enjoyed using a VR headset or on YouTube.

Recommended accessories


A monopod stand specially for the RICOH THETA series. It is designed small to reduce the portion of the camera platform and leg appearing in shot images. It extends to a height of 150 cm and can be stowed to a compact length of 53.5 cm.


A stick specifically designed to distance the user’s hands from the THETA camera, allowing the user to shoot 360° photos without their fingers interfering with the shot.


A stick specifically designed to distance the user’s hands from the THETA camera, allowing the user to shoot 360° photos without their fingers interfering with the shot.

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How to enjoy photos and videos shot with THETA

Using a smartphone or computer

Photos and videos can be transferred to a smartphone and computer. You can view a photo or video at any preferred angle by moving it around with complete freedom.

Using a VR headset

You can experience incredible realism that makes you feel as though you are actually in the scene that was shot.

Posting to “”

You can share photos and videos you are proud of with many people in the “” gallery.

Sharing over SNS

You can share 360-degree photos and videos on Instagram. Facebook, LINE, and other popular SNS are also supported.

RICOH THETA ranking recommended for shooting superb views

Recommended No. 1

Can produce approximately 23MP/7K images.
The flagship model, pursuing high image quality.

・Ghosting, flare, and fringing are reduced.

・The camera demonstrates superior noise reduction performance even when shooting night views.

・The first of the THETA series to enable images to be saved in RAW (DNG) format.

Official store price:
129,250 yen (including tax)

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Recommended No. 2

Four colors available to choose from. Recommended for people who want to quickly enjoy shooting 360-degree photos.

• Beautiful photos and videos can be shot with ease according to the shooting scene.

• The high-quality 4K video is supported.

• Wi-Fi transfer speed is very fast.

Official store price:
36,800 yen (including tax)

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