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Welcome to the community website of the IVRPA

- the International VR Photography Association

The IVRPA is an international association of professionals who create and produce interactive, immersive images.

This website showcases both our members and vr photography community enthusiasts, and serves as a central place for news and communication for the vr industry. Members and vr enthusiast are encouraged to create an account and/or sign in and participate on the website.

Latest news:

IVRPA Conference Video Archive Preview

IVRPA Conference Videos: Public Preview Playlist

All IVRPA conference videos are now up to date in the members area of this site, and a public preview playlist of selected IVRPA conference presentations from 2007-2014 has been published on YouTube

Aerial Panoramas Without Flying - Las Vegas 2014 Conference

Willy Kaemena will bring us a practical workshop on how to shoot Aerial Panoramas without a helicopter at the IVRPA Las Vegas 2014 360° VR Photography Conference -

Ricoh Theta - Spherical Report 360°




Spherical Report 360 is a new initiative to discover your view of the world - from 360 degrees. We want to give away 360 RICOH THETA cameras to aspiring photo-journalists and then reward the best pictures with prizes.

Welcome our new board member

Dear members,

please welcome our new board member Gavin Farrell.
Ignacio Ferrado Margeli has won a long term project that needs 100% of his time and attention and thus decided it will serve the IVRPA better if he resigns from the board to make place for new power.

Thank you very much Ignacio for donating your work to the community, it was a always a great pleasure to have you with us.

As by our rules and bylaws the member with the most votes from the last election will step into the board, and Gavin Farrell has accepted his assignment.

Las Vegas 2014 - The International 360° VR Panoramic Photography Conference - Raising the Game

I am proud to announce on behalf of the IVRPA Board of Directors that Las Vegas 2014 – RAISING THE GAME – The International 360° VR Panoramic Photography Conference, is on.

The conference will take place at the Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV from May 25th until May 31th 2014.

Tropicana Las Vegas - May 25-31, 2014

Dear IVRPA members,

It's my pleasure to announce, on behalf of the IVRPA Board of Directors that this year IVRPA Conference will take place at the Tropicana Las Vegas Convention Center from May 25 to May 31, 2014.

Mark your calendar and plan to be in Las Vegas by May 25 in the afternoon.

IVRPA Board of Directors 2014

Dear IVRPA members,

It's my pleasure to inform you that starting today, we have new officers and structure on the Board of Directors.

You can see the new BoD here:

Main changes are the election of Jürgen Schrader as President, the election of Ayrton Camargo as Vice-President and of course the new Director Luc Villeneuve.

Fear not, I am not going away just yet. The BoD asked me to continue working as CEO in a push to have a more regular and active management of the IVRPA day to day affairs.

IVRPA Board of Directors 2014 Election - Results

Dear IVRPA Members,

It's with great pleasure that I announce the IVRPA Board of Directors 2014 Election Results.

This year IVRPA Board of Directors Election saw many candidates. It makes me proud to see so many IVRPA Members volunteering to help drive the IVRPA further ahead.

This echoes how important the IVRPA is to our community and how vital it is to keep it going. Having no shortage of candidates means we can rest assured this organization is here to stay and will certainly have a bright future ahead.

IVRPA Board of Directors 2014 Election - Call for Candidates

It's that time of the year again when we invite IVRPA members to step up and volunteer to be part of the IVRPA Board of Directors.

This year, three seats on the IVRPA board of directors will be up for election.

Directors finishing their terms in 2013: Carlos Chegado, Sam Rohn and Ayrton Camargo.

The new elect directors will serve two year terms starting January 1, 2014 and finishing December 31, 2015.

To run for one of these seats, log on to the IVRPA website and post your statement of candidacy on the members forum:

Kolor launches Autopano Video 1.0 (video-stitching software)

Kolor launched on August 1 the first version of Autopano Video and Autopano Video Pro, video-stitching software for Windows and Mac (Linux version coming soon).
Autopano Video and Autopano Video Pro let you create 360 videos automatically by assembling several video streams together.