Alan Pinstein's Blog – May 2011 Archive (2)

Plenoptic camera under development

A company named Lytro is actively working on a plenoptic camera. If you aren't familiar with the idea behind a plenoptic camera or what it will do for photography, here's a quick intro.

A plenoptic camera has not just one sensor but *many* sensors. It's like taking a picture with 100's or more cameras at the exact same time. What's the point? Well, the point…


Added by Alan Pinstein on May 29, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Awesome camera simulator for exploring photographic technique

Are you looking to improve your understanding of lens focal length, shutter speed, aperture, and ISO and how they interact with exposure, focus control, and other results? Someone has built an incredibly cool online SLR camera simulator that lets you experiment with these settings in a variety of lighting and setup conditions.

Check it out,…


Added by Alan Pinstein on May 11, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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