Smith-Victor ImageMaker Plus Lighting Kit Review

Smith-Victor is known well among the photographic community for producing quality lighting, tripods, and other accessories for photographers and videographers alike. While most of their gear is aimed at professionals in these industries, who demand quality products, with their newer ImageMaker Plus Light Tent Kit, SV has produced a light box all-in-one solution that's perfect for the average individual who can't afford to spend hundreds or thousands on a lighting setup.The ImageMaker Plus kit was designed to allow you to capture high-quality product shots of various small to mid-sized items; which they claim will all you to "increase your internet sales". This is actually quite true, and many eBayers and the like will agree; the better the quality of your product photos; the better the chance you have of quickly moving your items. The average eBayer doesn't have hundreds of dollars to spend on a light box and lights to

Kaidan 360° One VR

No it's not an Academy Award, it's the 360 One VR system! Kaidan Incorporated and EyeSee360 Inc. have joined forces to create the 360 One VR, an optical system that captures a complete 360° panoramic image in a single camera shot. Kaidan is the leading manufacturer and supplier of Photographic VR solutions and EyeSee360 is a leading developer of immersive, interactive imaging technology. The 360 One VR consists of a lightweight and rugged proprietary optical system and the innovative EyeSee360 PhotoWarp software. The unique EyeSee360 optic provides a complete 360° horizontal panorama with a 100° vertical field-of-view (50° above and 50° below the horizon). This vertical field-of-view is substantially greater than competitive offerings and brings single-shot panoramic technology into the mainstream. The 360 One VR in its protective cover The 360 One VR requires no special technical expertise and can be hand-held or mounted on a tripod or monopod

Kaidan 360° One Model 3 (Aug 2005)

It's been over three years since we reviewed Kaidan's original 360 One VR, an optical system that captures a complete 360° panoramic image in a single camera shot. Since then there have been a number of improvements made to the hardware and the 360 One VR Model 3 is the current version. The price has been reduced from $999.95 to $749.95 and the software has also been improved, making it even easier to generate web-ready panoramas. There are no per-image or "click fees" imposed on the user like those found with the iPix and other VR systems. You only pay for it once - not every time you create a new panorama.If you make panoramas for real estate listings then this is what you've been looking for. No need to take 12 or more exposures and then stitch them together, all it takes is ONE SHOT. It's difficult to shoot a

Kaidan 360° One VR

No it's not an Academy Award, it's the 360 One VR system!Kaidan Incorporated and EyeSee360 Inc. have joined forces to create the 360 One VR, an optical system that captures a complete 360° panoramic image in a single camera shot. Kaidan is the leading manufacturer and supplier of Photographic VR solutions and EyeSee360 is a leading developer of immersive, interactive imaging technology.The 360 One VR consists of a lightweight and rugged proprietary optical system and the innovative EyeSee360 PhotoWarp software. The unique EyeSee360 optic provides a complete 360° horizontal panorama with a 100° vertical field-of-view (50° above and 50° below the horizon). This vertical field-of-view is substantially greater than competitive offerings and brings single-shot panoramic technology into the mainstream.The 360 One VR in its protective coverThe 360 One VR requires no special technical expertise and can be hand-held or mounted on a tripod or monopod using a remote shutter release and a bubble level. The