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Whilst doing bugger all in a hotel room somewhere slightly further east than Romford, I came across the Lytro blurb which seems to be a camera with a much more comprehensive sensor allowing the user to refocus the shot after it's taken.
So, famous people can employ stalkers to follow them around taking
photos on a regular basis so there's none of this grassy knoll malarkey in years to come, about where where the bullet came from.
How reassuring to them to know they won't be leaving behind information that ends up as just one more conspiracy theory.
[not_morrison_rm, Mar 10 2012]
The Lytro Camera: Impressive Technology and Some Big Drawbacks
[xaviergisz, Mar 11 2012]
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||a) neat: paraholographics/3D.
b) don't most people take their pictures at infinite focus anyways ?
||I heard about the Lytro camera months ago but assumed it
was vaporware due to the lack of technical explanantion.
Looks like I was wrong.
||// famous people can employ stalkers to follow them
||Outside the specific theme of this post, the practice is very
baked and is a service commonly offered by your better
breed of bodyguards and personal security agencies. I
performed this service precisely once, by proxy, for the
former governor of Maine, when he visited a site secured
by the well-known security firm for which I worked a
couple of years ago. My normal duty was uniformed
control (i.e. the security guard at the gate who checks your
credentials), but for one extremely fun day I got to be a
plainclothes professional stalker. I was chosen for this role
based on my supervisor's (favorable) evaluation of me as a
||The Lytro is real and it is awesome; a good friend of mine
who is a photog's assistant brought one up to the valley and
spent a day playing it across the scenic vistas. The pics are
superb, but as yet unpublished. If and when they're
available online I'll link to them.