Mirror based 360 cameras

Collated by Paul Bourke

The following gallery contains photographs of panorama cameras employing planar mirrors. The motivation for such cameras is to co-locate the zero parallax points for each camera, thus facilitating stitching. If you are aware of other systems please forward to the author for inclusion.

Disney Circle-Vision camera, circa 1955

Original Circarama camera, circa 1950

Built by Ub Iwerks

Omnicam 360.

Fraunhofer’s Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin


Paradise FX

Circa 2015

TotaVision camera


Unknown (Chinese artist)