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Use RICOH THETA to record memories of your children as they grow each day

Birthdays, vacations, and celebration days for their first time doing something. There are countless memories to experience with children.

However, it is quite difficult to shoot children because they move around quickly. There is now no need to worry about such things as the camera shaking after attempting to shoot a photo of your child or not being able to keep up with your child’s movement when shooting video.

You can shoot photos and videos in 360 degrees using RICOH THETA! Never miss a precious moment of your child’s life. You can also keep memories of scenes with many people such as friends and family members without cutting anyone out of the shot.

Grandkids love pasta at Nanna’s place. - 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

To shoot photos of your adorable child

Cute baby Arizona #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

1. To celebrate a day in your child’s life

There are many days to celebrate a child’s first time doing something. You can record all of those memories in 360 degrees. A memory of everything including how innocent and adorable the child looks, the expressions of family members who are watching over the child, and the atmosphere of the place can be recorded.

Ice cream sundaes with the kids in 360 degrees! #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

2. When going out with your children

You can use THETA to easily shoot the movement and expressions of your children as they interact with various items as well as the scenery at a travel destination. There is no longer any need to worry about deciding on a good composition for the shot or having your children behave quietly when you want to shoot a photo. You can record a memory of your children simply by pressing the button when you want to shoot a photo.

Kids Birthday Party - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

3. When gathering together with friends

You can shoot a photo without cutting anyone out of the shot at birthday parties and house parties. You can also enjoy the lively movement of children on a single screen by recording it as a video.

Useful THETA functions for shooting images of children

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.

Preset modes

Beautiful photos and videos can be shot with ease according to the shooting scene. The three preset modes are available (“Face”, “Night View”, and “Lens-by-Lens Exposure”).
* THETA SC2 is equipped with this function.

Recommended accessories


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.

JOBY GorillaPod Magnetic

A tripod that can be wrapped around objects, simply placed, or attached to metallic objects. It is compact, lightweight, and easy to carry around.

ETSUMI VR Headset E-6637

A twin-lens simple VR headset that enables you to experience VR video by simply setting a smartphone inside the headset. The headset has padding on the section that makes contact with your face and enables you to immerse yourself in VR video.

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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 images of children

Recommended No. 1

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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Recommended No. 2

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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