Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lens Blur and my Little Car

Google's new Lens Blur feature on Android is amazing. I received the updated camera software on my phone yesterday while I was playing with my dog at the park. I ignored the new feature thinking it was just a goofy gimmick. But then this morning I read the details about Lens Blur on Google's blog, and now I can't stop playing with my camera! This is so neat!

In fact, I think it's so much fun I took a photo of a miniature traffic scene on my desk at work. Using the Lens Blur tool I was able to repeatedly manipulate this photo and change both the focal length and aperture size. The simple animated slide show just below is the result. One photo is focused on my keyboard, the second is focused on the car, and the third is focused on the far background.

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