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First Generation Lytro Light Field Camera: Overview

This information is all specific to Lytro's first generation camera. Information about Lytro's second generation camera, the LYTRO ILLUM can be found here.

Article Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
  2. Camera Basics
  3. Lytro Desktop
  4. Lytro Web
  5. Troubleshooting
  6. FAQs and Tips


Getting Started:

Let's take a few moments to familiarize you with the first generation Lytro camera:

1: First Generation Training Videos

2: Power: On, Off, and Sleep

3: Compose and Shoot

4: Review and Refocus

5: General Controls Drawer

6: Creative Mode

Camera Basics:

Lytro Desktop:

Lytro Web:


  • If your camera will not turn on, please Click Here.
  • If your first generation Lytro camera is not detected by Lytro Desktop please click on either Mac or Windows, depending on which OS your machine is running.

FAQs and Tips