This week’s POTW was taken by Lytro user aleks: It shows a famous optical illusion created by Aude Oliva, an associate professor of cognitive science at MIT.
When the hybrid picture titled “Marilyn Einstein” is seen from a distance, it clearly shows Marilyn Monroe. Continue reading
There is no doubt that the new possibilities of LightField photography (including software refocus, all in focus and 3D extrapolation) will come in handy in light microscopy.
One question we’ve been asking us ever since Lytro introduced its first-generation consumer LightField camera, is: “Is the Lytro camera suitable for microscope photography?”
Here are some Living Pictures of our first attempt. We just put the Lytro up close to the eyepiece of an Olympus BX41TF light microscope, zoomed in and took some shots at different magnification levels and focal planes (on the microscope side).