About Colette Lane

Colette Lane

My Bio

Colette Lane is a pioneer in 360° panoramic virtual tour technology. In 1999, she founded Virtual Lane 360 (VL360) and became a Realtor.com Homestore® Authorized Service Provider and member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). VL360 provided static 360° spherical and cylindrical panoramic virtual tour and still photography services to news and magazine publishers, real estate agencies, private businesses, and public sector clients. Her prestigious list of clients included C & G Publishing, Matt Prentice Restaurant Group, Detroit Beer Co., Continental Services, Century 21, RE/MAX, Spin Advertising, and more.

Colette Lane has over twenty years experience in website design and development, graphic design, photography, and 360° virtual imaging. She specializes in consulting, designing, developing, and managing corporate websites, branding, advertising, and marketing collateral. Her extensive photography background includes working as a photojournalist for a C & G Newspapers, and photographing editorials for many major muscle car magazines, including Hot Rod, Chevy Rumble, and Truck Builder.

Technical Skills

(X)HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, Google Maps API, AJAX, LAMP, ASP/VB.NET, PHP, MS Server 2003, SQL Server 2005, MySQL, Volusion, Joomla!, Drupal, WordPress, Wolf CMS, LightCMS, Salesforce CRM, HubSpot, Marketo, MS Visual Studio 2008, Adobe CS/CS3/CS4 (Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Acrobat), Quark, MS Office 97-2003/2007, OpenOffice.org 3, Panoweaver, IPIX IS, Sony Vegas, Windows XP/Vista OS, Macintosh OSX

Motion, sound, and a 360° view…

We all keep moving forward, so I’m not shooting static virtual tours anymore. My focus is on researching, testing, and writing about the latest interactive 360° panoramic video virtual tour technology. You can find the latest news and advice about equipment, players, software, and more on my 360 Blog.

If you are a 360° panoramic video virtual tour equipment or software company that would like to share your solution with the web community on my website, please contact me!

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