What is a ''Spherical 360'' Wedding Video?

Click on this text or the image above, for a brief introduction to the world of 360 Video

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A few more words about it

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How to play Spherical 360 Videos in your computer

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Watch a few ''Spherical 360'' Video Examples Bellow:

 

         ''Aaron and Jodie'' - Our Wedding in ''Santorini Gem''

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFJ7Sq8yzOE&feature=youtu.be

Click on link - or image - to watch in YouTube

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''Tsvetan and Denitsa'' - Our Wedding in ''Santa Eirini''

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guXk4SUS6RI&feature=youtu.be

Click on link - or image - to watch in YouTube

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''Jose and Yasmin'' - Our Wedding in ''Santa Eirini''

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Al6WEWL5po&feature=youtu.be

Click on link - or image - to watch in YouTube

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Q and A (Questions and Answers) about ‘’Spherical 360’’ Wedding Videos

 

01. What is ‘’Spherical 360’’ wedding video?

A spherical 360 – or simply 360 Video – is a video recording where the view in each and every direction, from where the camera is located, is recorded at the same time, shot using an ‘’omnidirectional’’ camera (check the Wikipedia link for more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/360-degree_video)

 

02. What is the main difference between the classic HD video and 360 video?

In HD video one can watch only the angle/view of the event(s) that the videographer has chosen to capture at any given moment. In Spherical 360 Video, ALL viewing angles are captured at any given moment and they are ALL available to watch during viewing, in what is essentially a video SPHERE.

 

03. Does this mean that the viewer can see what happens on the other side from where the couple is standing?

Yes, this is the way the 360 experience works (although technically speaking there are no actual ‘’sides’’ when shooting in 360 Video, as the camera records everything at the same time). But yes, this is the concept.

 

04. How does the viewer pick up which angle to watch?

The viewer uses her fingers on her smartphone/tablet to move around and navigate in the whole video sphere, at any given moment. When using a computer (laptop or desktop) she can use her mouse.

 

05. How can one play the 360 videos in a typical computer (desktop, laptop)?

It is very easy.

When we will give you the wedding videos, we will also give you two 360 video Players (software). One is for Mac, the other for PC. You just install them respectively, depending on what type of computer (Mac or PC) you use, open them up and drag-and-drop the video file in the player window, where it starts playing.

 

06. Does 360 Video have music, titles etc, like the ‘’normal’’ video?

Yes, of course.

Sound, music, titles, graphics. It has got it all.

 

07. How else can I watch the 360 wedding videos?

We can upload them in YouTube (if you like) and send you the link, so that you can always watch them online. These links can be set (by us) as ‘’private’’ in YouTube, so that they are only visible to the visitors that know them and not to all every day YouTube visitors. You will always be able to share these links with friends and relatives of course, if you choose to.

 

08. Can I watch them on my smartphone and/or tablet offline?

Yes, you can if you have a enough space to store the video files in your device and an appropriate 360/VR video player app. As device power, storage capacity and player app’s strength increases all the time, this will depend on the hardware/app that you have available.

 

09. What will I receive from the 360 videographer?

You will receive the video files and the two players (software) one for Mac, one for PC.

For a classic wedding ceremony held in a Santorini wedding venue, you will receive the following three video clips:

01. one 360 video clip capturing the preparation and the arrival of the guests.

02. one 360 video clip capturing the wedding ceremony.

03. one 360 video clip capturing the photo group photo session after the ceremony (provided that the couple has a wedding photographer that does groups shots after the ceremony).

If you have ordered 360 video for more time than is required for the wedding ceremony, you will receive 360 video clips of more moments from the wedding day, for example from the Cutting of the Cake, the Fist Dance, the Speeches etc.