Create Street View from photo spheres in one tap
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
Other do-it-yourself options
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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