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Plenoptic cameras are an emerging imaging technology that offers the capability to modify photographs after the initial image has been captured. While many image-manipulation software packages enable changes and enhancements to digital images, images obtained with a plenoptic camera are far more versatile. Plenoptic cameras capture additional depth information about a scene that allows the plane of focus, the depth of field, and the perspective of the scene to be modified. These features are well beyond the capabilities of image-processing software, which can at best only simulate these effects.
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