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XVIII.6 November + December 2011
Page: 88
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A matter of focus and a question of resolution


Authors:
Eli Blevis

Image Contributor: Eli Blevis

Genre: Understanding what a new technology can do by taking stock of what can be done better, less well, or not at all using existing technology.

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The images here were created using present day digital camera and lens technologies. The newly practical emergence of plenoptic cameras allows focus to be chosen after a picture has been taken, rather than before. The limiting factor on this new technology is resolution when compared to existing technologies.

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