Reviews and Problems with Lytro Light Field Camera
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Lytro Camera not all it's cracked up to be
21 June 2013
Summary: This camera has a tiny view screen. The zoom is very hard to use. Pictures do not up load as JPG files. A special unique program must be downloaded to see pictures on computer. Older MacBooks and PC's using Windows XP may not be able to run this program. The camera is quite beautiful but not functional in the way a camera should be. Though it is a very specialized and different way of taking pictures, in its present form this will not replace a conventional camera.
Summary: This is not a normal camera - but that's kind of the point. After getting used to the features you'll soon be taking pictures that are not possible with regular cameras. The freedom to ignore focus is amazing!
Great technology, but the camera needs a lot of refining
26 March 2013
Summary: This is a high tech toy where the usage is limited. Very good add on for a tech enthusiast or a camera geek. Performs very bad in low light conditions or indoor settings, needs a lot of practice to make good use of it. The technology is next gen but is not perfect yet. The size of the LCD screen is small and the permitted viewing angle of the screen is low making it hard to use the camera to its full potential.
Excerpt: The Lytro Light Field Camera is a very cool camera if you like to walk around taking lots of random pictures for a blog or other online media. Don't really have to worry about focus, just snap. With the latest software, perspective shift is pretty cool, still a little gimmicky but cool. The...
Summary: This camera is an expensive child's toy. It's a bulky, rectangular tube, with a lens at one end and a 1" LCD screen on the other. It's awkward to hold and feels very cheap. Basically the idea is to take a picture and then focus it afterwards, using Lytro's software of course. The only thing is that you have to know what you're taking a picture of first in order for this to work.