Lytro Desktop 5 - DepthFX

Desktop 5 - DepthFX

Lytro Desktop 5 Overview

NOTE - DepthFX only supports ILLUM images.  First Generation images are not supported.

What is a ‘Container’?

‘Container’ is the term we use to describe an individual Depth Effect layer.  Multiple containers can be created, with different Depth Effect choices in each.

Desktop 5 DepthFX - Tool Control Overview

a. Filter Container Menu:

    1. Blend: This slider controls the overall opacity, or strength, of the filter container.
    2. Mode: Select from one of the following filter container modes:
      1. Normal
      2. Add
      3. Screen
      4. Color Dodge
      5. Multiply
      6. Linear Burn
      7. Color Burn
      8. Overlay
      9. Hard Light
      10. Linear Light
      11. Vivid Light

                           

b. Masks:

    1. Z Depth: Create a depth based mask

      1. Blend: This slider controls the overall opacity, or strength, of the mask
      2. Combine: Select from Off, Overwrite, Add, Subtract, Multiply, Max, or Min
      3. Invert: Reverses the mask selection
      4. Softness: Creates a more gradual fade from dark to light areas
      5. Falloff:
        1. Bell: Covers areas in the middle of the depth plane
        2. Ramp: Covers areas that start or end at the closest or most distant point in the depth plane
      6. Bias: This tool will change the favor of the foreground or background in the mask
      7. Orange and Blue sliders: adjust the foreground and background areas in the mask.  Blue represents foreground, and orange background.
    1. 2D Radial: Create a round 2D mask

      1. Blend: This slider controls the overall opacity, or strength, of the mask
      2. Combine: Select from Off, Overwrite, Add, Subtract, Multiply, Max, or Min
      3. Invert: Reverses the mask selection
      4. Position: Moves the location of the 2D mask
      5. Rotation: Rotates the 2D mask
      6. Aspect Ratio: Changes the masks shape from round to more oval
      7. Radius: Represented by the inner circle, adjusts the size of the mask
      8. Falloff: Represented by the outer dashed circle, adjusts the size of the area where the filter will fade out
      9. Falloff Offset: Moves the location of the Falloff circle, this makes the falloff area uncentered with the actual mask
      10. Bias: This tool will change the favor of the foreground or background in the mask
    1. 3D Radial: Create a round 2D mask that uses depth information  

      

      1. Blend: This slider controls the overall opacity, or strength, of the mask
      2. Combine: Select from Off, Overwrite, Add, Subtract, Multiply, Max, or Min
      3. Invert: Reverses the mask selection
      4. Position: Moves the location of the 2D mask
      5. Rotation: Rotates the 2D mask
      6. Aspect Ratio: Changes the masks shape from round to more oval
      7. Radius: Represented by the inner circle, adjusts the size of the mask
      8. Falloff: Represented by the outer dashed circle, adjusts the size of the area where the filter will fade out
      9. Falloff Offset: Moves the location of the Falloff circle, this makes the falloff area uncentered with the actual mask
      10. Bias: This tool will change the favor of the foreground or background in the mask
      11. Orange and Blue sliders: Allows users to adjust the foreground and background areas in the mask.  Blue represents foreground, and orange background.
      12. 3D Bias: Adjusts the favor of the 2D radial aspect of the mask or the 3D aspect of the mask
      13. Softness: Creates a more gradual fade from dark to light areas

c. Filters:

     i. Exposure: Adjust the amount of light in the image
     ii. Saturation: Adjust the amount of color in the image
     iii. Color: Overlay a color in your image
     iv. Contrast: Adjust the contrast of your image
     v. Hue: Adjust the color in your image
     vi. Colorize: Overlay color on your images based on color channels
     vii.Image Insert: Insert 2D images into your living pictures
     viii. Presets: Create presets for Lytro DepthFX you create, or use our included presets to get quick start

d. Undo Arrow: Lets users go back if they want to erase recent changes

e. Redo Arrow: Lets users reevaluate changes they made after hitting the undo arrow

f. ‘Add New Container’ Button: Creates a new DepthFX container

g. RGB Viewing Mode

h. Mask Viewing Mode

i. Selection Viewing Mode: Shows the image in RGB mode if a Filter is selected, and shows the image in Mask mode if a Mask is selected



For more information on Lytro ILLUM and Lytro Desktop, visit http://illum.lytro.com or contact Lytro Support at http://support.lytro.com/

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