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Local company promises to change photography

Original post made on Jul 6, 2011

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech company that has produced a camera that will allow users to capture clear images in low-light environments without the aid of flash, retroactively focus pictures, and display their snapshots in three dimensions.

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Posted by Mimi
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:37 pm

Congratulations, Lytro, and welcome to Mountain View! I read about you last week in the NY Times. You're sure to be a success. Best of luck in your exciting venture.


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Posted by tooMuch
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm

I'm rooting for this, but fear the resolution loss will outweigh the benefit of refocus. For a few images, it is fairly easy to apply blur in photoshop anyway... best application would be for HDSLR where the sheer number of frames precludes PS blur in post.


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