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3D PhotoBench 260

3D PhotoBench 260 - 360 Product Images Photography Studio

Product photography is easy and fast when the pictures you take have a pure white background. This computer-controlled product photography studio shoots still images and 360-degree product views with pure white backgrounds or PNG files with transparent backgrounds.  

Featuring dimmable LED lights, a built in motorized transparent turntable, a compatible Canon or Nikon DSLR camera and image creation software the entire photography workflow can be simplified and streamlined. Anyone can use the 3D PhotoBench 260 to create professional results. 

  • Software Controlled ~40 x 40 x 38” Photo Studio
  • Takes pictures and 360-degree product views that have pure white backgrounds
  • Takes pictures and 360-degree product views that have transparent backgrounds
  • Software remembers camera, lighting and saving settings to make photography fast and easy
  • Automatic Image Capture and Batch Image Processing
  • 23” Transparent Turntable Holds up to 33 lbs.
  • Dimmable, daylight LED Studio Lighting (Lit from Bottom, Back & 4 Corners)
  • Create Professional Still (JPG/RAW) and 360-Degree (HTML5, Flash) Results
  • Create 24 frame 360 product views (from beginning to end) in less than 3 minutes per product
  • Easy to Learn and Use - No Experience Necessary
  • Compatible with Most Canon and Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Includes Ortery TruView 360 for composing 360 animations with deep zoom and image tags
  • Free Technical Support, One-year Warranty, One-year Free Software Upgrades

Important Note: Using a Timing belt to Drive a Glass Turntable is Ortery's Patent Worldwide

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  • Product Photography - Pure White Backgrounds Instantly

  • Product Photos - White Backgrounds instantly

  • “WOW...WOW...WOW!!!!  We have taken almost 1200 product pictures for our new website… I seriously have no idea how we would have accomplished this without Ortery. The process has been so easy!” - Erik Legenhausen, Lotus Jewelry Studio

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3D PhotoBench 260 - Create Still and 360 Product Images


Pure White Background Still Product Photography
Simply place a product inside, compose the picture while previewing in real time on the monitor, pre-crop, and then click Snap. The image is automatically downloaded and displayed on the monitor screen within 2 seconds for viewing and processing. Batch processing available for multiple images.

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Transparent Background Still Product Photography
Captured Images are processed to automatically remove the background then presented in a PNG format on a transparent background.

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Create 360 Product Images with Pure White Backgrounds
Capture between 4 and 360 individual images per rotation. The 360 image capture process is completely automated via USB as the software synchronizes picture taking and turntable movement. Captured images can be exported or directly composed in the software to create interactive 360 product images in HTML5 and Flash formats.

360 Product Image of a Show

Transparent Background 360 Product Views
Capture between 4 to 360 individual frames per 360 rotation. Immediately process the images to remove the background then stitch to create a 360 product view

AutoPNG Viewer - PhotoBench 360 product photography


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Pure White Background Sequence Photography
Use the studio, turntable, multiple cameras and the Custom Define features to automatically create custom sequences of still photos. For example, use the system to automatically take 7 pictures of an item from the sides and top. Once the sequence is created, it can be re-used.


3D PhotoBench 260 - Create Still and 360 product images

Flexible Design
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Complete  System
3D PhotoBench 260 features professional studio lighting (LED), a built-in motorized transparent platform and PhotoBench image creation software . When used with a compatible Canon or Nikon DSLR camera, 3D PhotoBench 260 users are able to efficiently capture, compose, process and output professional still and 360 product images with pure white or transparent backgrounds ready for use in any application.

39.4 x 39.4 x 37.8” Photography Studio

Embedded Transparent Photography Turntable
The built-in transparent turntable (23” diameter, 33 lbs. capacity) features a patented ‘no-center’ drive design.  Allows users to automate 360 image capture to create 360 product images with pure white backgrounds in HTML5 and Flash formats.  Takes between 4 and 360 pictures per revolution with the ability to custom define any sequence.

Professional LED Lighting
Professional photography starts with great lighting. 3D PhotoBench 260 offers professional lighting for taking high quality color-accurate product photos. It utilizes high color rendering LED lights that illuminate objects evenly from the corners, back and bottom, completely eliminating the need for editing. Lights are dimmable via software.

Users have the ability to capture and output JPG, PNG and RAW images.

Auto PNG - Take Product Shots and 360 Product Images on Transparent Backgrounds
Turn Auto PNG On to take pictures and automatically knockout the background in real-time. The sophisticated edge detection technology generates a PNG file where the object has been removed from its background and is displayed on a transparent background.

  • Transparent background can be replaced with a background of any color or design
  • Optimized settings can be reused to increase throughput and productivity
  • The Auto Trimming and Smoothing feature ensures a smooth crisp product edge after background removal

Easy to Use
3D PhotoBench 260 is designed for users of any skill level. In just minutes, users are able to set up the studio, install the software and get started capturing still images and creating 360 product images with pure white backgrounds.

Fast & Efficient
By integrating the image creation and processing workflows with software, users are able to eliminate many tedious, time consuming tasks common to the standard product photography workflow. Compose, capture and batch save still shots that do not require background removal in just seconds. Create 24 frame 360 product views (from beginning to end) in less than 3 minutes per product. 3D PhotoBench 260 is the ultimate production tool. No project is too large or too small.

Top Shot & Side Shot Capability
Users have the ability to shoot either through the front using a tripod or from the top down.

Multiple Camera Control
Simultaneously control and take pictures with multiple Canon DSLR cameras attached to the system. Use the Custom Define feature, built in turntable and multiple cameras to quickly create the sequence of images you need. 

Includes Ortery TruView 360 Software
Take your 360 product images to the next level. TruView 360 composes individual JPG images into interactive 360 product views (HTML5, Flash and Silverlight) that feature high resolution images, click and drag mouse control, deep zoom, image tagging, auto demonstrate features and optimized for download times for computer and mobile viewing.

Large Live Preview
The software displays camera live view as a real-time preview on the computer monitor. In the real time preview, users can make camera, lighting and crop adjustments to compose the image and see the result before the image is captured. This feature is also great to ensure there are no hot spots or reflections and that objects are centered correctly on the turntable before shooting a 360 product view.

Use the real time preview to set crop markers before taking still or 360 degree images. Pictures are automatically cropped as they are captured, eliminating the need for post production. Crop can be set as:

  • Free Form – Adjust crop as required
  • Fixed Ratio – Pre-define an aspect ratio that will constrain the crop to a specific size (ex. 4 x 3)
  • Square – Crop in a perfect square

This feature allows users to overlay a transparent image of a previous shot on the Preview to ensure that future shots are all taken at the same, consistent angle.

*Highlight Alert
When activated, this feature will highlight the parts of the picture you are about to take that will be pure white in the final output.

Auto, Manual & Fixed Focus
Users have the ability to autofocus, adjust focus manually on the camera or through the software while viewing a real time preview.  Manual focus can be set once and applied to a set of images in the 360 mode.

Shutter Release Capability
For 360 image capture, the turntable can be connected directly to any camera with shutter release capability. In this configuration, picture taking is automated and controlled through the software at each angle with images being saved to the camera memory card. Depending on camera type a special cord may be required from Ortery.

Image Editing
Includes single or batch color correction tools (including Levels*, Curves*, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation & Sharpness) and an image masking tool that allows users to select and change background color to pure white or any other color.  The batch auto correct tool does an excellent job. Image editing in the MAC software only supports single image editing (includes Exposure, Contrast, Saturation, Temperature, Tint, Sepia, Sharpness)

Still Image Saving
Save images at low or high resolution (72/150/300 DPI) for a wide variety of applications. This feature includes batch image naming, resizing, watermarking and FTP transfer.

*Advanced Batch Saving
Create and re-use custom saving profiles to batch save images in several formats. Options include:

  • File name - Assign specific names using extremely flexible naming formulas   
  • File format –Still - JPG and RAW
  • Still Shot Magnifier – Still images can be saved in HTML5 or Flash format with a built in Magnifier for viewing image details at 3X magnification
  • Save Location - Batch save images to one or more folders simultaneously
  • Image Size - Each image can be independently resized
  • Resolution – 72, 150 or 300 DPI
  • Batch Edit – Auto apply image editing presets
  • *Watermarking – Apply text or logo watermarks to images for increased protection and marketing
  • Annotations – Include or restrict annotations in the final saved image

A practical use for this feature is to simultaneously save captured images as a thumbnail, product shot, oversized product shot and as the original master – to different folders with different names, sizes and with other unique features. 

Individual Frame Export/Import in 360 Mode
The individual JPG and/or RAW images captured in 360 can be exported for use in any application. JPG or PNG* images can then be imported back in for stitching into an interactive 360 view in HTML5 or Flash. During the import images can be batch re-sized and watermarked with a customized logo.

360 Product View Types
Several types of HTML5 and Flash outputs can be created. 

  • Auto Play – Always spinning with click-and-drag mouse control
  • Spin Once – Spins once to get customer’s attention, then click-and-drag mouse control
  • Static – This animation only moves when moved with mouse control
  • Standard Viewer – Features play, pause, next frame and previous frame buttons. Users can select from 4 button styles or create their own (HTML5 only)
  • Dual Animation – By moving an object as it rotates (ex. Camera view finder pop out as camera rotates)
  • Magnifier – A magnifier can be added to any animation type to view the object at 3X magnification from any angle
  • *Watermarked – Watermarks can be added to any animation type
  • Rotational Inertia – this gesture control allows the user to flick an animation in either direction to have the animation speed up then slowly return to its original spin rate
  • *Add Frames – Create hot spots in the 360 view that indicate additional information or movement

For each animation, the user has full control over the starting frame, rotation speed and spin direction.

*Custom Defined
Users are able to specify, set and save a sequence of images to be shot. Sequences can be re-used and utilize more than one Canon camera placed in different locations.  

Three Shooting Modes
Users have the ability to rotate their items clockwise or counterclockwise and shoot in three different photography modes:

  • Continuous – Software communicates back and forth between camera and turntable through USB to automate image capture (turn, stop, snap, …)
  • Time Lapse – Users can specify an amount of time to wait before the camera snaps the image at each angle. This feature is ideal for: Shooting with strobes or for items that need to settle or stop moving before the next picture is taken.
  • Manual – Users can manually snap images using the mouse at each individual angle

Custom Animations
In addition to creating 360 product images, 3D PhotoBench 260 can also create 180, 120 and 90 degree product views. Users choose the number of pictures to capture over the spin rage selected.

Image Annotation
Each captured JPG image/frame can be annotated with text and drawings as well as batch edited, printed or sent by email inside the software.  A useful example would be an 8 frame animation with annotations that discuss product development information on each frame.

Mobile Optimized 360 Product Images
HTML5 animations can be viewed from any computer, cell phone or tablet. Animations include dynamic resizing, optimized load times and gesture (touch and drag) control.

Individual JPG images can be watermarked immediately after capture or when imported back in prior to 360 product view composition. Users can upload a logo or chose from a preset. Watermarking is a great way for businesses to brand and protect the animations they create. This feature is also great for the professional who wishes to send proofs to the customer.

Free Technical Support, One-Year Free Software Upgrades & One-Year Warranty


*Windows Only



  • Take pictures and 360 product images with pure white backgrounds - No editing or background removal necessary
  • Take pictures and 360 product images with transparent backgrounds in PNG file format
  • Computer-controlled photography automates image capture and processing
  • Built-in transparent photography turntable (holds up to 33 lbs.)
  • Dimmable LED lighting (daylight) from front, rear, bottom and back
  • High color rendering LED lamps
  • Create 360 product images in HTML5 and Flash aformats
  • Synchronized picture taking and turntable movement
  • One-click image capture, batch saving & stitching
  • Ortery TruView 360  (included) for creating 360 product views with deep zoom and image tagging capabilities
  • Large real-time preview (See everything before you take it)
  • Full camera control via software for compatible Canon and Nikon SLR cameras
  • 360 image capture by cable release for all capable cameras - custom cord required (sold separate)
  • Two cable release shooting modes – Fixed Angle 360 and 360 Continuous
  • Add interactive Hot Spots on 360° product views in HTML5 
  • Capture between 4 and 360 images per rotation
  • Confirm and Retake feature
  • Top and side shot capability
  • Achieve maximum consistently between shots with AfterImage
  • Magnifier feature for viewing still and 360 product images up close
  • Flexible hardware design for shooting inside an enclosed studio or on an open bottom lit photo bench
  • Extra diffusion materials (included) eliminate and control reflections and hot spots
  • Turntable calibration utility ensures accurate angular positioning over time
  • Wizard 360 Mode makes it simple for anyone to create 360 product images
  • Advanced 360 Mode utilizes previous settings to create the next animation - maximum throughput
  • Multiple Camera Control - Control several Canon cameras simultaneously to enhance productivity
  • Custom Define and save image capture sequences utilizing multiple cameras & batch saving
  • Advanced Saving Mode – Use preset Profiles to save images in multiple sizes & formats with one-click
  • Place studio on floor or desktop. Wheels assist movement. Use legs to level the system in place
  • Dual doors make product placement easily 
  • Long 30,000 hour lamp life - System also comes with 4 extra lamps
  • Excellent craftsmanship, free technical support, one-year free software upgrades and one-year warranty
360 Product Images applications


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Hanging Kits

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LED Spot Lights

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Compatible Cameras:  Most Canon and Nikon cameras are compatible with this product. Compatible Camera List

System Components:

  • A 39.4” x 39.4” x 37.8” computer-controlled light box
  • Built-in turntable and transparent platform
  • System Installation CD with Control Software and User Guide
  • Ortery TruView 360 – 360° Image Authoring Software
  • Accessories: Power cable, USB cable, 2 Spare 26” LED lamps, 2 Spare 24.8” LED lamps, Reflective wall cover, #24 Wrench, Removable adhesive, Installation and Operation Guides, Self-adhesive arrows and 2 Camera mount sponges.


Dimensions (L x W x H)

39.4" x 39.4" x 37.8"

Maximum Target Size

Top Shots:

Side Shots:



21.3" x 21.3"

21.3" x 21.3" x 23"

16.5" x 16.5" x 23

Max. Object Weight

33 lbs.

Software Requirements:

OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 (latest Service Packs) and Windows 10 compatibility (Administrator Account for all Windows OS)

CPU: Intel CoreTM 2 Duo E6600 (2.2 GHz) or AMD Athlon 64 X 25000 + (2.6GHz) or better

RAM: 4 GB VGA: Min. 1024 x 768, True color

Internet connection with active email account (optional) 

Min. 2 USB Ports

CD / DVD ROM drive