Questions tagged [light-field]

A light field or plenoptic camera captures both light intensity and direction. Use this tag for questions about equipment, photography, or post-processing of light field photography.

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What was the “revolutionary” digital camera with infinite depth of field and focus adjustment in post-processing?

A few years ago (at least 10 years I believe), I read in a magazine about a "revolutionary" camera which was able to take pictures such that from one picture you could, afterwards, choose the point ...
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Can the tilt-shift effect be reversed by a light field camera?

Tilt shift photography makes a real life scene a miniature scene that looks like it is made up with toys, and it is achieved by narrowing the DoF. And, a light field camera captures a scene as ...
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Light-field shots entirely in focus?

A light field camera can be used to make shots which can be truly refocused after the shot, however if I understand the technology correctly it would be just as easy to process the "image data" in ...
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What is special about the SENSOR in a Light-field camera?

There are a few "Light field" cameras on the market such as the Lytro. I understand the basic principle of the way they function (I think), but I'd like to know if there is anything special about the ...
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Light field based camera or dslr? Which should I choose?

Should I buy a lytro (light field) camera or a dslr one? I know that the light field based cameras are new. Do professional photographers use it? Or will they?
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Is there reference code for implementing light field photography?

Many of us here at photo SE have read about light field photography and related cameras from Lytro and Raytrix. A few of the advantages it allows are post-capture software focus, scene perspective ...
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What are the basic workings of the Lytro light-field camera?

lytro.com describes their new light field camera as being able to capture the entire light field, rather than just one plane of light, thereby allowing for a whole new set of post-processing ...