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

Choose RICOH THETA as a sports camera

“I like watching sports and also physical activity.” We recommend THETA for this type of person.

RICOH THETA solves problems such as “It is difficult to shoot moving athletes and objects” and “I want to shoot photos while playing sports with friends but the photo doesn’t turn out well because of camera shake and cutting people out of the shot”.

You can also shoot the excitement in the stadium while watching a sporting event and the action of the athletes, and the dynamic feeling during marine sports and snowboarding with friends. Be sure to record your memories in 360 degrees.

Great Group ! Cat Skiing @ Castle Mountain #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

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 sports

1. Available in sports during every season

Marine sports in summer, skiing and snowboarding in winter, and the splash of water in the sea, or the coldness of a snowy mountain, you can keep a record of these activities in a 360-degree image that feels realistic enough to touch.

2. Recording memories with teammates

You can shoot images to keep as memories with a large group of teammates without worrying about the angle of view.

3. For watching a match with your favorite team or player

You can keep a memory of the atmosphere in a cheering stadium when shooting with THETA!

Useful THETA functions for shooting sports

Self-timer shooting

You can perform the self-timer shooting using THETA only. This is also useful for shooting with a selfie stick.

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.

Image stabilization

You can shoot clear 360-degree videos even during hand-held shooting with advanced image stabilization function equipped on the camera.

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.

Underwater Housing TW-1

Underwater housing that provides water resistance up to a depth of 30 meters (equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof standard) to enable 360-degree shooting underwater. It has a coating that is difficult to scratch and reduces reflections.

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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 sports

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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