8 Lytro Photos From Microsoft’s Windows 8 Launch

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windows-8-event-640If Windows 8 is a shape, it’s a rectangle. The iconography and design of the new user interface (what used to be called Metro) emphasizes right angles and shapes that line up edge to edge. Even the Surface, Microsoft’s new prize tablet, hits the rectangle hard, particularly with its kickstand and Touch Cover.

The thing about rectangles is that they work well in perspective. And the Lytro camera, with its magical focus-after-the-fact abilities, does perspective in a very unique way. We had a Lytro on hand when we covered the the event and the armada of Window 8 devices on hand.

The Lytro camera, of course, uses what’s called light-field photography to capture photos where you can choose which part is in focus when you’re viewing them. The company recently released new manual controls for the camera that give users more options when taking pics.

Check out the Lytro photos we captured at Microsoft’s big party below, and let us know which one’s your favorite in the comments.

Surfaces in a row

Touch cover

Using the Surface

That Start screen

Up close with the UI

Surface tablets everywhere

Windows 8 poster

Windows 8 laptops

Read more: http://mashable.com/2012/10/25/lytro-windows-8/

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