Time Shift Shooting

Camera Models: V, Z1

Developer: Ricoh Company, Ltd.


The RICOH THETA front lens and rear lens* shoot using a time difference.

Moving to the lens that is not shooting makes it possible to shoot photos without the photographer in the shot**.

*Rear lens is near the shutter button

**Use the basic app to transfer images to a smartphone


Operation method:

  • Shooting

  • In the basic app for smartphone, select "Settings" - "Camera settings" - "Plug-in" - "Time Shift Shooting".

  • Press and hold the Mode button to launch the plug-in. Press the camera shutter button to launch the self-timer, then shoot using the front lens and finally the rear lens.

  • (Plug-in launch and shooting are also available on the smartphone.)

  • Changing settings

  • In the basic app for smartphone, select "Settings" - "Camera settings" - "Plug-in" - "Time Shift Shooting", then tap the icon displayed next to "Starting plug-in". The browser is launched and you can change settings in the displayed shooting screen.

  • You can set the self-timer time for each lens at 2 seconds, 5 seconds, and 10 seconds.

  • Precautions

  • Operations on the basic app for smartphone are not available while the plug-in is running.

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