Reading this article on Wired News, it has been revealed that a Ph.D. student in the US has modified a 16MP camera, fitting it with a number of micro lenses allowing users to take photographs, and refocus them at a later date using software he wrote.
Many a time have I myself, and millions of others like me, fallen victim to an out-of-focus shot, or slight camera shake resulting in a ruined image – but now, no more!
From the article…
“We just think it’ll lead to better cameras that make it easier to take pictures that are in focus and look good,” said Ng’s adviser, Stanford computer science professor Pat Hanrahan.
For all you photo heads out there, and anyone with a 16mp camera…. read on!