The Smithsonian Virtual Tours (a deep dive)
Now on Demand

Smithsonian Deep Dive

If you couldn't join us on June 24th or just have to view it again, this webinar is now available on demand. Take a deeper look at the Smithsonian's Virtual Tours production “secrets”, and a worthy discussion about marketing VR experiences. If you already registered, click the link in your registration confirmation or reminder email.… Read More

Avatars & Virtual Reality: Adding ‘Life’ to VR
Now On Demand


If you were unable to join us on May 27th or want to see it again, this webinar is now available on demand. If you already registered, click the link in your registration confirmation email. If you haven't registered, follow the registration link below. To download a PDF of the webinar slides click here. During… Read More

Welcome to our new IVRPA Board Directors


The IVRPA Board of Directors is pleased to announce two long standing IVRPA members who have stepped up to join the IVRPA Board Directors in 2023. We are excited by the new perspectives’ and experience they bring to the IVRPA Board and they have are already contributing significantly to our webinar program for this year.… Read More

Sneak Peek: Smithsonian Virtual Tours & VR Best Practices

Armstrong Spacesuit

  Join IVRPA for a sneak peek at the latest Smithsonian Virtual Tours with its creator, Loren Ybarrondo. This Saturday,  April 29th,  11 AM EDT  /  3 PM UTC Originally published in 2008, the Smithsonian Virtual Tours are some of the longest-published VR products. Please join us for an “unveiling” of the latest version from… Read More

Virtual Yosemite ~ Behind the Scenes ~ Now On Demand

Virtual Yosemite

(Originally presented on March 25th, 2023) Join us for a look at what it takes to produce one of the most comprehensive virtual tours on the internet with its creator, Scott Highton. During Covid, there were many roundups of the best virtual tours or visits in media worldwide. Virtual Yosemite featured prominently in nearly all… Read More

VR Oslo – IVRPA Members Free Admission


A Special offer for IVRPA Members: Free admission to VR Oslo March 9th and 10th, 2023 VR Oslo March 2023 Two days, 49 presenters and 28 exhibitors Visitors will see a wide range of VR technology on display, from cutting-edge virtual reality headsets to immersive experiences that showcase the potential of VR in fields such… Read More

Member Meeting – 29th October 2022

IVRPA Virtual Campus

For our October 29th member meeting, Brian Richards will present an update on some of the latest developments in the FRAME Metaverse and VR virtual meeting platform. Starting from the IVRPA Virtual Campus that was a key part of our WebXR event in 2021 and moving to other virtual spaces created as part of Brian’s… Read More

Free XR Events – Summer/Fall 2022


Games for Change Festival - XR for Change Track July 13 -16th, 2022 WebXR Education Summit July 21, 2022 WebXR Brand Summit September 15, 2022 WebXR Production Summit October 13, 2022

IVRPA - International VR Photography Association IVRPA - The International Virtual Reality Professionals Association is an international association of photographers who create and produce 360° Panoramas and other Virtual Reality Content including 360° Video, 360° Virtual Tours, Gigapixel Panoramas, and more. This website showcases both our members and VR Photography community enthusiasts, and serves as a central place for news and communication for the 360° VR industry. Professional and amateur and 360° VR photographers are encouraged to Join IVRPA and participate on this website.