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Deal of the day: Lytro Illum lightfield camera for $799 ($500 off)

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B&H has a special deal on the Lytro Illum lightfield camera for $799 ($500 off) with free expedited shipping. This deal is valid for the next 13 hours, while supply lasts.

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→ Amazon promises better deals on their “Prime Day” than on Black Friday. Check those pages on July 15th for more details: Amazon US Amazon UK Amazon Germany Amazon France Amazon Italy Amazon Spain → The Sigma dp0 camera is now in stock. → Pentax issued a service advisory for “power-off” issue when using the […]

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→ The Sony a7r mirrorless camera is now $400 off. → The Samsung NX500 lens kit is now $100 off. → New price drop on Canon lenses (up to $800 off). → Mitakon lenses now available at B&H. → If you purchase any MindShift Gear backpack between now and May 15, you will get a free […]

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→ Samsung NX500 is scheduled to start shipping on March 18, 2015. → I received an email from B&H that the Samsung NX mirrorless camera is now discontinued. I don’t think this model ever shipped in the US. → Adobe is offering a non-significant savings to Fuji camera owners for Creative Cloud. → Lexar issued a […]

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After layoffs and a new $50 million investment, Lytro will concentrate on virtual reality and video

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I guess the Lytro camera concept did not go so well. Re/code now reports that Lytro is going to cut “between 25 and 50 people from its 130 person workforce” after raising an additional $50 millions. The company is planning to concentrate on virtual reality and video in the future:

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Viltrox flash for Lytro light-field cameras

→ Paralinx announced a new Triton 1:1 wireless HD video transmitter for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Additional information is available here. → Yongnuo YNE3-RX receiver announced (can add Canon RT functions to any flash). Check eBay for pricing and availability. → Lensbaby is currently working on new Micro Four Thirds, Sony E and Fuji mounts lenses that […]

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Lytro introduced new “Focus Spread” feature that allows you to pick the depth of field

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With their latest software update, Lytro introduced a new “Focus Spread” feature that allows you can independently adjust the depth of field after for a specific portion of the image: “In traditional photography, the only way to focus on two subjects at different depths is to stop down the aperture and sacrifice bokeh. As a result, […]

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