Lytro might be the company most synonymous with light field photography, but the reality is it’s been around for almost almost 25 years now.
Do you know what it is though? Or how it works? If not, don’t worry, YouTuber Computerphile has you covered.
In the twelve minute video, image analyst Mike Pound breaks down what light field photography is and how the magic (physics) behind it enables software to alter the image even after it’s been captured.
It’s a brief, but comprehensive explanation that’s well worth the watch, regardless of how familiar you are with Lytro and light field photography.