Second Instagram Contest.
Feb. 24, 2016

This time, we’re asking for images of your #Squad shot with RICOH THETA.

Edit 360-degree images taken with your friends using the THETA+ or THETA+ Video apps, and then post to Instagram.


When posting your images, add the contest hashtag #theta360contest as well as #theta360.

Submissions will be divided into still images and videos, and 10 winners and runners-up each will be selected from the entries. Winners will receive either a soft THETA carrying case or an original THETA strap and attachment set. Runners-up will receive a THETA tote bag and original stickers. Winning images will also be featured on our website, SNS and at RICOH Imaging Square (exhibit dates to be announced on We look forward to your submissions!


Entry Details

1. Submission period: February 24 – March 17

2. How to participate:

・Follow our official account, @theta360official.

・Post your entries, with the appropriate hashtags (#theta360 and #theta360contest), in the comment field.

・Images should be shot using RICOH THETA and edited with THETA+ or THETA+ Video. Winners will be asked to provide both the original file taken directly from RICOH THETA (the Equirectangular Image) and the cropped image exported after editing (Both files are required).

* Multiple submissions are allowed.

* Submissions that do not meet conditions will not be considered.


・Contact and inquiries:

Pieces submitted to the Instagram contest may be publicly displayed, including on our websites and in galleries. Please feel free to send your pieces (original file and cropped image) to the contact email above, as well. We look forward to receiving your submissions.


3. Judges

Official @theta360official Instagram account administers.


4. Announcement of results

Winners will be announced on and the official @theta360official Instagram account, after the deadline closes. Winners will also be contacted by direct message via Instagram before results are announced.


5. Use of submissions

Submissions chosen for publishing may be displayed on our website, in catalogues, on official RICOH THETA SNS accounts and elsewhere. Additionally, images may be altered before publishing.


6. Miscellaneous

When submitting any identifying information or images, be sure to obtain permission from the individuals involved.

Responsibility for any claims by persons involved over rights to use one’s likeness or other such issues are solely the responsibility of the applicant, and sponsors accept no liability.

Copyright of submitted images remains with the photographer (the applicant). However, the sponsors will retain the right to display, publicize and release online and otherwise use submitted works without payment (including the right to alter such images). When displaying works, the photographer’s name, the title and the place at which the image was taken may also be displayed.

Personal information acquired via this contest may be used in announcing winners and notifying participants of results.

Personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without permission of the person in question.


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