The Lytro Camera is touted as a the world’s first focus free camera. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like those EDOF point and shoot cameras, but something out of science fiction. The folks at Lytro call their product a “Light Field Camera”, which produces “Living Pictures”
You know what they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. So before I go head with the rest of the post, check out this sample image from a Lytro Camera. Wait for it to load fully and click on the blurred out butterfly and see the magic at work.
Having fun yet? With this camera, you don’t have to worry about focussing on your subject and getting blurred out shots. Just point click, and play around with the snaps and get the right focus you need at home on your computer.
If you’re curious about how this camera goes about taking such pictures, you can head over to Lytro’s site and get the low down on the tech behind this gadget. Now the Lytro hasn’t yet been released in the market, but you can pre-order these from their site from $399 upwards. The first cameras should be out early in 2012.
For more information about this camera, head over to their site: https://www.lytro.com/camera.
More sample images from the Lytro Camera: