Photokina 2008 - IVRPA (International VR Photography Association)
- Hi all
First of all, sorry for the cross-posting of this announcement.
As you might know in about one week from Tuesday 23th September 2008 to
Sunday 28th September 2008 Photokina takes place in Cologne/Germany. The
IVRPA will have its booth (in hall 9 stand A050-B051), amongst others like
Fotocommunity, the biggest online photographic community and PlusX award.
*Daily Panoramic Workshops*
Free panoramic tutorials and workshops will take place every day at the
IVRPA stand at 13:00 and 15:00. Learn about shooting and stitching
panoramas, finding the no-parallax point and try out different panorama
On Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th September there will be evening meetings
for IVRPA members from 18:00.
Please see also below our press release and we would be pleased to welcome
you at our booth.
We hope to see you in Cologne,
The IVPRA board of directors
Jan van der Woning
Photokina 2008 - Best of 360°
Hall 9A, Stand 050/B051
The IVRPA (International Virtual Reality Photography Association) is an
international Association of more than 400 panoramic photographers
world-wide. Its members are professional photographers, multimedia and web
developers, artists, enthusiasts, students but also software and hardware
The goal of IVRPA is the world-wide promotion of interactive VR panoramas
and technologies related to panoramic photography. This happens through
conferences, workshops, exhibitions and local meetings, and also through its
website at http://www.ivrpa.org With forums, image galleries and blogs the
website is an important contact point for the international panoramic
At this year's Photokina, the IVRPA presents a breathtaking exhibition which
different kinds of 360° panoramas:
- *Panoramic Prints*
show different landscapes, cityscapes and places all over the world in
- *High-resolution Gigapixel Panoramas*
of several meters width consist of several hundred single images and show
even the smallest details and crops razor-sharp.
- *Interactive 360 degree Panoramas *
are shown as projections and also on PCs, where visitors can view and
explore the panoramas on their own.
This is the world premiere of the exhibition and features the winners of an
international contest of IVRPA members.
Workshops will cover different topics of panoramic photography at the IVRPA
booth, each day at 13:00 and 15:00. In addition, IVRPA members will provide
information and advice to visitors. The different workflows and steps to
shoot a panoramic image will be explained and demonstrated right at the
Every day of the show, IVRPA members will be shooting and uploading
interactive 360 degree panoramas live from Photokina. These images and
additional information are available online at http://photokina08.ivrpa.org
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