Zack will be discussing his work with panoramic imagery and the methods behind it. He will be demonstrating the use of his gigapixel photography coupled with interactive interfaces creating new ways to explore and experience digital photography and video. He will also be showing his new works in immersive 360° video. These videos give the user the ability to look where they want in a 360° video environment, creating a new dynamic experience for every person.
Zack Dougherty was born and raised in Mountain View, California. In 2001 he moved to Sacramento where he would study Astronomy and Astrophotography which quickly became his passion and a perfect platform to experiment on. During an excursion to Death Valley to test a robotic Near Earth Object tracking camera, cloudy weather lead him to use the camera to image the terrestrial surroundings. There he discover a new drive for photography and Panoview Imaging was founded shortly after. In September 2011, he moved to Portland to peruse an education in Industrial Design and continue his business in digital imagery.