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Friday Video: DPReview looks at the Lytro Light Field Camera. Worth it?

I’ve written before about the Lytro light field camera because it is a fascinating product that departs radically from our concept of how photography is done—a concept based on nearly 200 years of photographic developments. Briefly, a Lytro camera captures … Continue reading

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Friday Video: CMOS sensor inventor Eric Fossum delivers a 1-hour digital-imaging tutorial to Yale. Watch for an hour, get a semester’s worth of info

This week, Yale University placed this video of CMOS sensor inventor Eric Fossum on YouTube. Although the first 10 minutes are very, very slow (academia has its own pace), the information content quickly ramps after that. What you’ll get by … Continue reading

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Friday Video (Late): See the Lytro Light Field Camera in action

I’ve written a couple of blog entries on the new Lytro light-field camera that’s just gone on sale. One question I had in my mind was just how the user interface worked. Perhaps you had the same question. Get it … Continue reading

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Lytro makes $399/499 light-field camera available to early adopters

It doesn’t look at all like a camera. It doesn’t shoot pictures like a camera. It’s something very different in the photographic world. It’s the Lytro light-field camera and it captures not pixels but rays. The captured image can be … Continue reading

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Friday Video (Early Bonus): Lytro’s revolutionary light-field camera shoots 3D too but you’ll need anaglyph (red/cyan) glasses to see it

I’ve already written a couple of pretty popular blog entries on the new camera company, Lytro, which is readying a light-field (plenoptic) camera for market. What’s a light-field camera?, you ask. It captures the light rays from all objects in … Continue reading

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Lytro CEO talks to CNET about his company’s revolutionary light-field camera

A few days ago, I wrote a blog entry about Lytro’s upcoming light-field camera designed to photograph a light field instead of an image. The difference is that the light-field camera gathers enough information to allow the point of focus … Continue reading

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Lytro’s new camera will let you adjust focus point of an image long after taking the shot

This week’s announcement by Mountain View startup Lytro has literally set the photography world on fire. The company was founded by Ren Ng, whose Stanford PhD dissertation is all about the technology needed to create images from light fields—images where … Continue reading

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