It’s never been easier to create Street View experiences. With the Street View app and a compatible spherical camera, it’s as easy as turning on your camera and tapping a remote shutter button from the app.
RICOH THETA S
Super portable and fast
14 megapixel photo spheres
32 megapixel, HDR photo spheres
Additional avancements in technology have made it easier than ever to contribute to Street View. Whether your interest is professional or personal, now’s a great time to begin contributing to the map.
Use your phone
Try the Street View app’s manual camera mode for a conveniently available and free solution. The app offers tips for mastering this mode.
Use a DSLR camera
For best results, many pros rely on a combination of tailored hardware and software to deliver the highest quality, highest resolution stitched images.
Borrow a trekker
Many of our own Street View contributions are captured with Trekker cameras. If you’d like to borrow one, let us know.
Behind the scenes with Trekker
Sample taken with a borrowed trekker
Outdoor sample taken with a Ricoh THETA S
Indoor sample taken with a Ricoh THETA S
Outdoor sample taken with an NCTech iris360
Indoor sample taken with an NCTech iris360
As a business or organization, you have access to additional resources that can make publishing a breeze.
Hire a professional
Connect with a local, “Trusted” spherical photographer who has met our certification requirements. They can help you from start to finish.
Request a photo shoot
Is yours a site of geographic, cultural, or pop culture significance? Contact us to add it to the map.
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