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Welcome to the archive website

This website is a read only archive 2004 - 2014, visit the new International VR Photography Association website at

The IVRPA is an international association of professionals who create and produce interactive, immersive images.

This website showcases both our members and vr photography community enthusiasts, and serves as a central place for news and communication for the vr industry. Members and vr enthusiast are encouraged to create an account and/or sign in and participate on the website.

Latest news:

IVRPA Coverage of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is over, but you can see some of the activity already on display at our coverage website:

This website is open to all IVRPA members present in Albuquerque, so be sure to post some content too.
To post content just use the "Post on This Site" link or click here:

Post still images, stories or VR content that you shot while in ABQ.

IAPP/IVRPA Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Photo Safari 2009

Panoramic greetings from Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The meeting of IAPP (International Association of Panoramic Photographers) and IVRPA (International VR Photography Association) is just about to start.

If you could not make it to Albuquerque, you can follow our live coverage with interactive VR panoramas at

5 days to Albuquerque, some spots available

Only 5 days left before the IAPP/IVRPA Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque! After months of planning we will gather for the Panoramic Event of 2009.

A few spots have opened up due to unfortunate and unexpected cancellations. If you would like to attend, please go directly to the IAPP web store and sign up immediately.

There will be NO registrations at the event.

Albuquerque informal members meeting.

The 2009 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Photo Safari is SOLD OUT.

We are happy that many IVRPA members are joining us for 5 days of running around between shooting hot air balloons at 4:00am in the morning, watching the talks at Plaza Inn Hotel conference room during the day and socialize during the scheduled nightly events!

The speaker list will be announced soon, and many IVRPA members will be featured speakers showing that indeed the IVRPA is alive and kicking, we thank those who offered to be speakers in this event noting that this is a volunteer action that we appreciate.

Albuquerque Update - Don't miss out on this event!


We are in the final preparations for the Panoramic event of 2009 - the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Photo Safari!

IVRPA members newsletter May/June 2009

Dear members of IVRPA,

This year's goals for our association are
- to improve and to the organisational workflows,
- to organize IVRPA in a more professional way,
- and last but not least to increase the membership values for our members.

As we mentioned in our last newsletter in February, several committees were formed to achieve these goals. Step by step we are getting closer to achieve them.

ALBUQUERQUE PHOTO FIESTA 2009 - October 7-11, 2009

IAPP (International Association of Panoramic Photographers) and IVRPA (International VR Photography Association)
We invite you to join us at the ALBUQUERQUE PHOTO FIESTA 2009 - October 7-11, 2009

Spend four incredible days at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta highlighted by Panoramic Photography Education Sessions amidst the fall foliage backdrop of the Sandia Mountains, in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

IAPP in cooperation with IVRPA are travelling to one of North America’s premier events, where over 700 hot air balloons will take off in just over an hour and a

IVRPA newsletter - February 2009

A new year has started and a new board of directors has been elected. We are committed to move the IVRPA forward this year and the first new thing that you are seeing is a regular newsletter to all members.

The purpose of this newsletter is to communicate better and describe not only what the Board of Directors is doing, but also what the BoD expects from you, the members. The board is giving direction but this association is about all of us, so from time to time members will be asked to join the committees, groups and other activities.

Board of Directors 2009 election results

The election for the Board of Directors of the IVRPA has resulted in the following Board member elects (in order of most votes):

  • Matthias Taugwalder
  • G. Donald Bain
  • Willy Kaemena
  • Jan van der Woning
  • Carlos Chegado
  • Aaron Spence
  • Jürgen Schrader

Congratulations to the Board members, and thanks for voting.

Elections for IVRPA Board of Directors, 2009

Call for Candidates and 2009 Board of Directors Election Information:

Each year seven members of the IVRPA board of directors are elected by the general membership. Starting immediately IVRPA will begin accepting candidate statements from IVRPA members who wish to serve on the 2009-2010 board.