Virtual Reality Wedding Videos

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What if you could go back and replay your wedding day, reliving the moments you didn’t see, like your maid of honour tearing up as you read your vows or your new mother-in-law breaking out impressive moves on the dance floor?

Sounds out-of-this-world impossible, right?

Not anymore, thanks to a cutting edge videography style called virtual reality (VR).

We asked two pioneers of VR video – Chris Sharpe of Spotlight 360 and Jan Ostrovsky of Virtually Memorable – to break down the concept.

“A VR video is a 180 or 360 degree video with a field-of-view that centres around a main subject and allows a viewer to freely look around the video to see the full scope of the environment surrounding that subject,” explains Ostrovsky. Achieving the 360 effect takes plenty of coordination. “Using a selection of cameras pointing in different directions, the footage from the cameras are synchronized and then stitched together to create one high definition spherical video,” adds Sharpe.

To get the ultimate 360 experience, the viewer should wear a VR headset (Article source: http://www.weddingbells.ca/planning/photo-video/virtual-reality-wedding-videos/