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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:

The quick shot

You got your camera with you. Great. You have your tripod along with the panoramic head next to you? Probably not. Unless you go for the architectural motive, using the right control points gets you quite far.

This panoramic image is composed from 4 individual pictures using a 24mm lens on full frame without the use of any panoramic head:

One row with three consecutive pictures and one to make sure the interesting part at the bottom isn't gone in the final cut:

NYC 2012 - The International Panoramic Photography Conference

NYC 2012 - The International Panoramic Photography Conference

The IVRPA is proud to announce NYC 2012 - The International Panoramic Photography Conference taking place in New York City at the B&H Event Space on June 13-16, 2012.

iOSVR Virtual Tour Software for iPhone and iPad

Pulpit rock

Introducing iOSVR V2.5 Virtual Tour Software for iPhone and iPad @

Designed to look and feel like a native iOS App, iOSVR is a feature packed easy to use code based virtual tour software for iPhone and iPad that comes pre built as a fully customisable, working template ready for users to jump in and start creating iDevice virtual tours without having any knowledge of code or programming.

IVRPA Annual Members Meeting 2012 - February 29, 2012, from 9pm UTC to 10pm UTC

Dear members,

I would like to invite you all to the IVRPA Annual Members Meeting 2012, taking place online on February 29, 2012, from 9pm UTC to 10pm UTC.

The technical details on how to participate on the meeting are available here (members only post).


  • Welcome
  • Introduction of the IVRPA board of directors and the officers of IVRPA
  • Short summary about 2011

New IVRPA Board of Directors and IVRPA Officers for 2012

The IVRPA has a new Board of Directors with two new additions and a new set of officers working hard to make 2012 another successful year for the IVRPA.

Members of the IVRPA Board of Directors 2012:

IVRPA treasurer position available

Dear members,

The IVRPA will need a new treasurer as of January 1st, 2012.

Sandra Mexa has been our treasurer for two years now, and has done an amazing job of setting things in order. They were busy years, with two major conferences, the Photokina show/conference, the Palmela exhibitions, and the patent challenge special account. But now understandably Sandra needs to devote more time to her own business and family.

IVRPA Board of Directors 2012 - Call for Candidates

This year three seats on the IVRPA board of directors will be up for election. Those elected will serve two year terms.

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

Statements may be posted from November 17th, 2011 (Thursday), until November 30th, 2011 (Wednesday).

Palmela 2011 Videos available now

Palmela 2011 Video Archive

Pursuing our educational goals, the IVRPA just started to release the Palmela 2011 Conference talks in video format, accessible to all on the Palmela 2011 website: