Category Archives: Lytro

Lytro Illum camera technical specifications released, Android based camera rumored for Fall

Lytro revealed the technical specifications for their latest Illum camera ($1,499): CMOS sensor with 40 “megaray”  resolution, 8x zoom, 1/4000 sec maximum shutter speed and a 30 – 250mm f/2 lens. Lytro is also rumored to be working on a new Android based camera that will be released this Fall. Here are the detailed Lytro Illum technical specifications:

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What else is new?

→ Lomography started a another Kickstarter project for a new instant camera. → Memory card sale: Lexar card sale at Adorama and new SanDisk savings at Adorama and B&H. → Canon EOS M camera removed form Canon USA website, still available for sale online. → Pentax K-30 firmware is being hacked. Read more about it here and here. → The Samsung […]

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Lytro Illum: a new high-end lightfield camera

Lytro announced the Illum - a new high-end lightfield camera that will have a 30-250mm f/2 equivalent lens with 1:3 macro and a price tag of $1,499 (available for pre-order now). Shipping will start in June, 2014. Here are the key technical specs: Camera Custom-designed 40-megaray light field sensor 8x optical zoom lens (30mm-250mm equivalent) Constant f/2.0 […]

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What else is new?

→ Lytro raised $40 million in funding to expand the picture revolution for their their light field cameras. → New: Looxcie 3 wearable camera (more info available here). → Think Tank Photo announced new Retrospective laptop bags available in 13″ and 15″ sizes, three color options and either sand-washed 100% premium cotton canvas or polyspun.

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Lytro promising “breakthrough” products in 2014

In interview with SFgate, Lytro’s CEO Jason Rosenthal promised a series of new “breakthrough” products in 2014: “We’re working on what we think will be our Model S” (referring to the latest Tesla model that earned a nearly perfect score from Consumer Reports) “We have a packed product roadmap for next year, we’ll introduce multiple […]

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Lytro to add parallax-based 3D effect by the end of the year

Later this year Lytro will introduce a “parallax-based 3D effect” for photos taken with their light-field camera (now available on Amazon) via a software update. The company is also planning to add support for 3D monitors and TVs. See this video demonstration of the new feature:

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Firmware update for Lytro cameras unlocks manual controls, ND filter, AE lock

         Lytro released a new firmware update that introduces shutter speed+ ISO manual controls, AE lock and ND filter to their light field camera: Shutter Speed – By manually controlling the shutter speed, Lytro photographers can keep the shutter open longer to capture living pictures in dark conditions. The maximum shutter speed is 8 seconds and the […]

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