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Possible future camera feature ? Refocusing images later

Started Apr 21, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Possible future camera feature ? Refocusing images later
Apr 21, 2014

I wonder if this will be a special effect feature in cameras in the coming decade, where it refocuses the image depending on where you click.

A lot of the cameras these days will defocus the background (and photo editting software can simulate it also).

This lytro camera seems to take a series of photos at different DOF and stacks them. Then when you click on an area of the photo it will refocus on that area.

https://pictures.lytro.com/ashimmin/pictures/794426

I really wish all of my photos would do that

Just like how cameras bracket exposure or white balance, it would be nice to bracket focus (& exposure in the same series). Aka "Focus Stacking"

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