What I learned shooting with the Lytro Illum

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I’ve been fascinated with Lytro since the company published its first “living” photos in 2011. Having gotten into semi-pro photography well after the shift to digital, it was exciting to get swept up in the idea that we might be quickly approaching another big revolution. So you could say I was thrilled when we finally got our hands on the Lytro Illum, a newer, better version that actually looked like a camera and not a tube of lipstick.

I instantly loved the Illum. At the outset there were…

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