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Jook Leung

Jook Leung

360VR Images
New York - New Jersey, USA
jook@360vr.com

In a previous career I was a film-based photo-illustrator. It was part creating conceptual images by orchestrating multiple camera exposures through camera masks and projection screens with pin-registered films that were handled in the darkroom...before Photoshop made it all too easy. It did teach me to see the picture in my mind before I went about creating it.

Now I enjoy going back to taking spontaneous photographs. The challenge of doing exciting 360 degree photo-journalistic spherical panoramas is a real rush. Seasoned photographers will create or find the right lighting and bring the subject and defining moment(s) together. The extra challenge is in the other 240 degrees that most other image-makers choose not to include in their field of vision.

I've become passionate about creating a style of exceptional spherical panoramas that offers a fresh visual perspective while still having a story to tell. This is what great photography should be about...a visual narrative intimately crafted by the sensibilities of the photographer-artist.

Thanks to the original QuickTime VR developers for its QTVR technology and to the other 360 VR developers and photographers in this community, we can share our three hundred and sixty degree vision for others to explore. Stop seeing the world through a frame, surely you'll be missing a lot.

Read more about me here.

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Contributions


wwp317 | Concrete

Concrete Havana Aerial

Parque El Curita, Centro Barrio, Havana, Cuba

Jan 17, 2017 7am

wwp1216 | Best Of 2016

Norway Aurora Borealis - Northern Lights

Road Fv741, Kjerringvika, Norway

Sept 27, 2016 1:45 AM

wwp916 | Numbers

New York City dinner party invites 5000 guests

Robert F. Wagner Park along Hudson River, New York City, New York

September 15, 2016 7:22 PM

wwp616 | Unique

Yuanming Yuan Garden Museum Exhibition Hall

Haidan District, Beijing, China

May 8, 2016

wwp316 | Travel

2016 Year of the Monkey

New York City Chinatown, Manhattan, NYC, USA

Feb 14, 2016 - 2:04 PM

wwp1215 | Best Of 2015

Kashgar Sunday Bazzar

Kashi, Xinjiang, China

September 23, 2015 7:58 PM

wwp615 | New

Reopening of the Louise Nevelson Plaza

Financial District - New York City, New York, USA

June 4, 2015 11PM

wwp315 | Weather / Climate

The Snow in My Backyard

Cresskill, New Jersey, USA

March 6, 2015 10:15 PM

wwp1214 | Best of 2014

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

Kyaikhto, Mon State, Myanmar (Burma)

11/10/14 6:54 PM

wwp914 | Ruins

Ruins of Beach Shelters

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

July 5, 2014

wwp614 | Work

Osteosaurs Paleontologist at Work

Geological Museum, University of Wyoming at Laramie, Wyoming, USA

June 21, 2014, 5:00 local time

wwp314 | Decade

Times Square Ten Years Ago - April 2004

New York City, New York, USA

April 3, 2004 - 5:00 PM

wwp913 | Mortality

Electronic Mortality

New York Hall of Science, Corona, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

September 21, 2013

wwp313 | Scale

Peck Slip Reconstruction Views

South Street Seaport Historical District, New York City, New York, USA

March 22, 2013, 5:40 PM

wwp1212 | Best Of 2012

IVRPA NYC2012 Conference

Times Square, New York City, New York, USA

June 15, 2012 11:07 PM Local Time

wwp2012 | Culture

Old Town Lijiang Curio Shop

Old Town of Lijiang, Lijiang City, Yunnan Province, China

October 14, 2012 5:48 PM Local

wwp2012 | Culture

Old Town Dali Curio Shop

Dali, Yunnan Province, China

October 17, 2012

wwp2012 | Culture

Shwedagon Pagoda

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma)

October 21, 2012 6:21PM

wwp2012 | Culture

Gedong Festival of Gadan-Dongzhulin Monastery

Benzilan Town, Deqin County, Yunnan Province, China

October 13, 2012

wwp1211 | Best Of 2011

Final Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery

Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA

February 24, 2011, 16:53:24 EST

wwp911 | History

Statue of Lin Zexu

Manhattan's Chinatown, New York City, USA

September 24, 2011, 7:13 pm

wwp611 | Family

Love Makes a Family

New York City, New York, USA

June 26, 2011

wwp311 | Limits

Memory Limits

New York City, New York, USA

March 27, 2011

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Angkor's Ta Phrom Temple Trees

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

October 24, 2011

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Le Conte Creek along the Gatlinburg Trail

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA

October 5, 2011

wwp910 | Crossroads

Full Harvest Moon and Jupiter on Autumnal Equinox

Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China - At the Drum Tower of Xi'an

September 22, 2010, 11:45 pm

wwp610 | Forgotten Places

1890's Library of New York University

University Heights, Bronx, New York, USA

June 27, 2010

wwp310 | Food

Sauerkraut and Swiss Cheese, Yum...

Englewood, New Jersey, USA

March 24, 2010, 2:56 pm

wwp1209 | Best Of 2009

Listening to Street Music in Lijiang

Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China

July 12, 2009, 9:10 pm

wwp909 | Performing Arts

Tuig's Salto Vitale at New Island Festival

Governors Island, New York City, USA

September 20, 2009, 9:30 pm local

wwp1208 | Best Of 2008

Mission Accomplished — President Obama!

Times Square, New York City, New York, USA

November 4, 2008, 11:58 pm

wwp908 | Color

Painting Wall Street in Red

Wall Street, New York City, New York, USA

September 21, 2008 8:10 PM

wwp608 | Elevation

The Arsenal in Central Park

New York City, New York, USA

June 19, 2008 - 9:06 PM

wwp108 | Wrinkle Tribute

Fulton Ferry Landing

Brooklyn, NYC Waterfront, New York, USA

1:08 AM Dec 22, 2007

wwp1207 | Best of 2007

Tribute In Light 2007

North Cove Marina, New York City, New York, USA

7:15 PM September 11, 2007

wwp907 | Sustenance

Port Jersey Peninsula Waterfront Observation Area

Port Jersey Seaport, New Jersey, USA

September 23, 2007 7:20 PM local time

wwp607 | Community

IVRPA Pizza and Beer Social

1834 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, California, USA

June 19, 2007 8:36 PM

wwp307 | Atmosphere

Tavern on the Green

Central Park, New York City, New York, USA

March 25, 2007 7:35 PM

wwp1206 | Best of 2006

Dam Square

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

October 1, 2006

wwp906 | Transportation

Cologne Central Station - Köln Hbf

Cologne, Germany

6:45PM September 23, 2006

wwp606 | Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA

June 24, 2006 - 16:47 local time

wwp306 | Borders

Nightlife at Boston's with Jezebel Rock

Delray Beach, Florida, USA

March 19, 2003 12:51AM

wwp1205 | Best of 2005

New Year's Celebration in Times Square

Times Square, New York City, New York, USA

January 1, 2005 12:03AM EST

wwp905 | Energy

Painting with Light in Times Square

Broadway and 48th Street, New York City, New York, USA

September 21, 2005 - 7:50 PM EDT

!HTML5

wwp605 | Water

Bethesda Metro Center Fountain Court

Bethesda, Maryland, USA

June 21, 2005 - 7:30 PM

!HTML5

wwp1204 | Sanctuary

Mahayana Buddhist Temple

133 Canal Street and Manhattan Bridge Plaza, New York City, New York, USA

December 21, 2004

wwp904 | Bridges

Brooklyn Bridge NYC

New York City, New York, USA

6:51pm Eastern Daylight Time, 19 September 2004

wwp604 | World Heritage

Statue of Liberty - World Heritage site

Liberty Island in New York Harbor, New York, USA

6:10 pm Eastern Daylight Saving Time

wwp304 | The Original WWP

John Lennon "Imagine" Memorial

Strawberry Fields, Central Park (Central Park West and 72nd Street), NewYork City, New York, USA

5:45 pm EST

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