The Lytro Light Field Camera rethinks photography with its unique hardware and fascinating image output. But if you're not a gadget-loving early adopter with deep pockets, steer clear until Lytro makes improvements.
This will either be the camera of the future or another toy to send to the island of misfit cameras.
The camera's version 2.0 firmware update brings faster performance and interface enhancements, while the Lytro Desktop 4.3 software gives users a taste of the company's future VR plans.
In addition to announcing it's got a telephoto zoom and fast prime lens under development, Panasonic unveils its approach to the focus-post-shot problem.
Lytro has opened up its light-field technology platform for companies to develop custom cameras. NASA and the Department of Defense are among the first to jump on board.
In a rapidly declining camera market, the company best known for its shoot-first-focus-later cameras isn't standing with stills.
Photo-sharing site 500px can now display interactive images from Lytro light-field cameras. It's also offering users a US$250 discount on the Illum model.
The new Lytro camera lets you refocus after you shoot, Netflix plans to increase its price, and a new appliance makes it possible brew beer at home from concentrate.
The new Lytro camera lets you refocus after you shoot, Netflix plans to increase its price, and a new kitchen gadget makes it possible brew beer at home from concentrate.
A photo is a moment frozen in time, unless you're snapping with the new Lytro Illum, which can change the focus of a photo even after you've taken it.