360° virtual tours inside your church
The first step into a church building for many is the hardest. Perhaps the last time they went to church was for a school service or a family member’s funeral? Maybe they have walked or driven past many hundreds of times but always wondered what the church is actually like inside?
It's now commonplace for people to look at maps on their smart phone or iPad (other generic devices are available!) and at a click find the location of their nearest takeaway, petrol station or church. But it is becoming increasingly popular to click on that place and take a look inside. Not only can you see static photos of the place you choose, but you can now take virtual tours inside. You can feel immersed in the photo and move around the building.
Google tours are just that: panoramic photos of your building but stitched together so the user can look left, right, up, down and 360° around. The user can also move within the building, ‘walking’ up the aisle to the nave or zooming in towards parts of the building they wish to see in more detail.
How to get started
How do you go about getting a Google tour inside your church?
Google train and licence ‘Trusted Business View Photographers’ across the country who are authorised and experts in creating virtual tours using their technology.
In Norfolk, Paul Brittain is one of those experts and has a real passion and enthusiasm for our historic churches. While day-to-day he creates the virtual tours for businesses, shops, hotels and restaurants, at the weekends he visits churches and to date he has completed about 60 in north Norfolk.
If you are interested in inviting Paul to come to your church then you can contact him directly on 01263 634010 or via www.norfolk360.co.uk