New Z1 Support in DualFisheye Plug-in by Ichi Hirota Update

Hello hirota41,

Thank you for your reply. I wanted to say again how great this plugin is and thank you for creating and sharing it.

  1. I understand. Thank you for clarifying this is a Ricoh thing.

  2. Outside. Excellent! Thanks so much, I look forward to Ricoh approving the next version. :slight_smile:

Thanks again.


Updated 2.1.2

Thank you very much. @hirota41 さん
I’ll try it very soon.



Hello @hirota41.

We are, we are verifying the HDRI creation using the RAW of the Z1.

This plugin is great,
However, this plugin does not fully utilize the RAW of Z1.
When shooting in RAW, 3EV steps are fine.
In addition, the setting of 6 brackets of the following image is a setting that can be used in most scenes, and the upper 4 sheets are sufficient for outdoor use.

I am happy to be able to set my own brackets like this.
I think that RAW bracket shooting will be possible in about 10 seconds with 4 or 6 images in 3EV steps. This is great!
It’s revolutionary if these are made possible with additional features or separate plugins.


360 Timelapse—This is the target that Ichi Hirota has aimed. I believe so.

My workflow;
1.Shoot 17 Raw images with Burst Mode of Dualfisheye Plugin
2.Developed and stitched in Lightroom and Theta Stitcher
3.Exported JPG equirectangular.
4.Import them Pano2VR Pro to patch the nadir
5.Export again as transformed JPG images.
6.Import them to Android phone(SH-M12 Android9 Pie)
7.Converted the Timelapse movie file(.mp4) with THETA+ app
6.Import it into THETA Basic app
7.Uploaded it on YouTube.

You can also see the 360 photo merged in Kandao Raw+. In this case, the merged dng is not compartible with THETA Stitcher.

Hope you enjoy.

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Lots of nice details here. I believe you picked human subjects who are wearing masks (presumably to avoid germs) as a way of protecting privacy. Interesting.

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Upgrade to 2.2.2 will solve problems with highlight issue. Photo by Ichi Hirota.


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Maybe its allowed to ask that here. I am trying >dualFishEye and its working fine - when i am manually click on the shutter button.
Unfortunately i need to “click” during the cam is on a 7meter stick up in the air. How could i solve that problem when i want to use that plugin?
When the plugin is used, the connection to my phone are “cutted/ended”.
Is there a option i do not see at the moment?

No problem asking the question, but I don’t know of an answer right now. I believe the author would need to add bluetooth support to the plug-in. He’s on this forum and might respond.


Hi, @gcorner
You can use 10sec Timer to hold the WiFi button.(long press but not too long)
And let me notice that this plug-in should not be supported for handheld shooting.

Good luck

PS. This is the latest shooting sample for HDR-DNG +/-4. Please share yours with us.


Hello @Juantonto
Thanks for you reply.
The 10sec timer is normally a good idea. But my Theta is at around 7 meter up in the sky (i am not using it handheld). I cannot push the Button. And even mounting takes longer than 10 seconds (base is my stable tripod, then a microphone pole, than the stick, then the Theta - it stand stable). But it takes some time to mount securely. That last longer than 10 seconds (more 2-4 minutes or longer).
I am searching for a way to use the plugin and be able to “push the shutter” even when the Theta is mounted up in the sky not reachable by me with my hands.
In which way ever that might be. Long cable(?), Bluetooth(?), Wlan and via Browser? (like e.g. Authydra). At the moment i have no idea to use that helpful plugin.

Good afternoon! Using plugin, when exporting an HDR file, I get the error “no compatible dng file”. Tell me what the problem is? I shoot on Theta Z1, with the latest firmware and updated plugin. I’ll attach screenshots.

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Can’t figure out how to delete dual fisheye images from camera. When connected to camera via iPhone, it only shows the regular images taken, not the HDR images which are in separate folder. If connected to my Mac and using the ricoh transfer program, I can see all the images but can only transfer them…not delete them! Also where is the very long instructional video on how to shoot and edit the images…can’t find it any more on Youtube…

to delete files or cut them you need to turn on the camera in normal mode and only then connect it to the computer

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Video from Guo Yuqing

Use Image Capture on Mac



The original question from Steve Swayne

Likely Works on Windows by Just Plugging the Camera Into Computer with USB


Hello everyone,
I’ve started to use the DualFisheye Plugin and I’m really happy with it. After taking a few stills I figured out that I cannot delete the pictures made with the Plugin. They don’t appear on the iPhone app and with the File transfer for Mac I can only copy them to my computer.
Would be great if you guys could help me because the number of stills is running down pretty fast :wink:
Best regards

Can the Authydra plug-in be used to delete the files? The plug-in comes with a file manager.

If you’re stuck, you may be able to delete the files from a Windows machine with a USB cable.

I highly suspect that someone has a solution out there with a Mac.

I don’t have access to a Mac right now.

Dear Craig,

Thank you very much for your help. I figured out that it is possible to delete the pictures with Apples own software called “Image Capture”.
I’m so happy right now, because it is an easy way without any trouble.

Maybe this will help other users as well.

Have a great day everyone.

Best regards,

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Patrick, thanks for this tip. I’ll put it out on Twitter and Facebook to help others. I remember that this came up before for another plug-in, but I could not remember the name of the Apple software that could delete the pictures. Great that you posted the solution.

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Likely this one?


Using 16 bit DNG file

Raise Exposure


Bring back Highlights

Before Lightroom

After Lightroom

Stitch with RICOH THETA Stitcher plug-in for Lightroom Classic CC

Right-click, edit in RICOH THETA Stitcher.exe


Edit a Copy with Lightroom Adjustments


Lightroom will export as TIFF and put TIFF into RICOH THETA Stitcher.

The DNG and TIFF files should be in the same folder.


Stitched and Back in Lightroom

Edit in Photoshop


To edit the stitched image, edit original.

Photoshop RAW Camera Color Defringing

Yuqing Guo

Yuqing Guo’s YouTube Channel