Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Lytro Unveils World’s First Consumer Light Field Camera

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

55% OFF new PortraitPro 12 - use code EPHZROS414.
Category: Digital Cameras

You Can Now Focus A Picture After It's Taken - You can now focus and re-focus, anywhere in a picture as Lytro have released their light field camera.

Posted:
Print Article Add Comment Add CommentJargon Buster: Off Jargon Buster: Off
Lytro Camera

Lytro have released a camera that lets you capture 'living pictures' you can endlessly refocus after you've taken them. Unlike conventional cameras, the Lytro light field camera captures all the rays of light in a scene, making the ability to focus a picture after it’s taken a reality. The camera contains a light field engine that allows camera owners to refocus pictures directly on the camera.

The images taken can be shared online as the light field engine, which makes the focusing adjustments possible, travels with each photo. You can see a demonstration of the 'living pictures' here: Lytro

The pocket-sized camera features an 8x optical zoom and f/2 lens. It has just two buttons – power and shutter - and has an intuitive glass touchscreen that lets pictures be viewed and refocused on the camera. It turns on instantly, has an instant shutter and as there's no need to auto-focus, the Lytro has no shutter delays.

The company plan to add 3D capabilities to the camera in 2012.

The Lytro is available in both 8Gb and 16Gb models, in three colours, with a starting price of $399.

You can learn more about the new camera in this video:




For more information on the Lytro camera, please visit Lytro

You can joing the Lytro Light Field Cameras Discussion in our forums.



Explore More

Pentax 645Z Medium Format Digital Camera

Pentax Launch 645Z Medium Format Camera

Pentax has announced a new medium format camera featuring a ...

Canon M15P-CL Industrial Camera

Canon M15P-CL Industrial Camera Announced

Canon has announced a new industrial camera, with a monochro...

Sony a7R And a7 Light Leaks Down To Design

Sony a7R And a7 Light Leak Causes Found

Recent tests have found that issues of light leaking in the ...

Join ePHOTOzine and remove these ads.

Comments

There are no comments here! Be the first!
- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.