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As 360-degree photos and video become a bigger part of multimedia storytelling, experimenting with the format to get to know what works and what doesn’t is key.

If you thought you’d have to spend thousands of pounds to get started, check out this list of affordable gear, curated by Deniz Ergürel, founder and editor at Haptical.

The recommendations range from $199 (£160) to a more costly $599 (£484), but you can still find a camera cheaper than a smartphone.

If you would like to share your recommendations for 360-degree video gear, tweet us at @journalismnews.

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