Seo Tips: How To Use 360 Degree Photos On Google My Business

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If viewed on a computer, a user can often drag a mouse and rotate the photo 360 degrees. Doing so allows the user to view the photo from all angles. If viewed on a phone, the photo can be rotated with the touch of a finger. Alternatively, the photo might automatically spin as if on a rotating display. Benefits of spin and 360-product photography.

In terms of the format of panoramas, there are essentially four different kinds:

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1. Partial Panoramas that you know mainly from traditional landscape photography. They are created by stitching (assembling) of multiple normal photos together side-by-side, which creates a photo with much wider angle that would be possible with a normal lens.

360Cities does not support partial panoramas.

2. Cylindrical Panoramas Cylindrical panoramas are one notch higher than 360° photos which capture the whole field of view in all directions around the photographer. These are sometimes called cylindrical panoramas. They cover 360-degrees around but not up and down view. These are too created by stitching multiple photos together. The only real difference from partial panoramas is that you need to make sure the first and the last photos overlap. There are also so called 'one shot' 360-degree lenses but they are by definition very low quality compared to the traditional stitched panoramas.

3. Spherical Panoramas Spherical panoramas are the top of the line which not only capture the 360-degree field of view but in which you can also look up and down. They can even be taken in a way that you can't see the tripod nor the photographer's shadow in the picture.

4. Stereoscopic Panoramas They can be cylindrical or spherical. A “stereo” pano consists of two different images taken simultaneously with the lens centers about 65mm apart, so they give the viewer the illusion of depth/3D. For more information, please check this page.

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  2. If a traditional photo is worth one thousand words, a 360 degree photo is worth ten thousand because they will interact with a 360 photo. With a regular Android smartphone or iPhone, and the Google.

360Cities supports cylindrical, spherical, and stereoscopic panoramas. See also Requirements for Panoramas Published on 360Cities.

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