Category Archives: Lytro

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MindShift Gear rotating backpacks

→ 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


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


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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→ DJI announced Inspire 1: a new quadcopter capable of capturing 4K video and transmitting the HD video signal to multiple devices straight out of the box (check pricing, specs and availability at Adorama and B&H). → The Sigma dp1 Quattro camera is now in stock. → Spend over $450 on a Gitzo tripod by 12/31/2014 […]

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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*


Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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