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Methods and apparatus for light-field imaging. Light-field camera designs are described that produce higher spatial resolution than conventional plenoptic camera designs, while trading-off the light-field's angular sampling density. This lower angular resolution may be compensated for by a light-field image processing method that inserts data synthesized by view interpolation of the measured light-field. In one embodiment, a light-field image processing method that performs three-view morphing may be used to interpolate the missing angular samples of radiance. The light-field camera designs may be implemented in hand-held light-field cameras that may capture a light-field with a single exposure. Some of the light-field camera designs are internal to the camera, while others are external to the camera. One light-field camera design includes a single, relatively large lens and an array of negative lenses that are placed in front of (external to) the main lens of a conventional camera.

Title
Methods and apparatus for light-field imaging
Application Number
12/144411
Publication Number
8290358 (B1)
Application Date
June 23, 2008
Publication Date
October 16, 2012
Inventor
Todor G Georgiev
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C
Robert C Kowert
Assignee
Adobe Systems Incorporated
CA, US
IPC
G03B 35/00
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