Following their recent announcement, Lytro just has started the first ever International LightField Photo Contest.
For the next two months, you’ll have the chance to enter one Living Picture per day, per username. More precisely, submissions are accepted from May 1 to 21, and from June 1 to 21, 2013.
About a month ago, Lytro released version 2.0 of their Desktop Software for Mac and Windows.
The update included not only the new Perspective Shift and Living Filters features, but was also the first version to officially support Windows 8 64-bit. Another new aspect of the software, to be comprehensive, is the possibility to change the Lytro Library location from within the software interface.
Among the usual “Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements to performance and stability”, however, we found another quite strong improvement: It looks like the latest Lytro Desktop version makes up for some pale, washed-out colours, and greatly enhances color representation in (at least some) pictures.
This week’s Picture of the Week was taken by Lytro’s own Eric Cheng, and shows not only an excellent depth image- and depth composition, but also the perfect use of Living Filters.
Have fun exploring the picture, and don’t forget: Click to refocus, click & drag to shift perspective.
Living Picture: “Always photograph rainbows when you see them.” by Eric Cheng
After a few weeks of work-related silence (apologies!), we’d like to wish you all some belated Happy Holidays.
Did you receive any tech gifts this year? Maybe even a LightField Camera? Let us know in the comments!
Two days ago, Lytro announced two new camera features, Perspecitve Shift and Living Filters. But that’s not the only thing that’s new: With the online update to bring compatibility for these features to Lytro Web, the company also revamped their Living Picture galleries.
Changes include a new, more dynamic look & feel for the user album overview, a new single view interface Continue reading