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Capturing The Light: Meet Boris

Guiding the creation of the L16 from soup to nuts. No product can realize its full potential without a product manager. Often called the “CEO of the product”, a PM guides its creation and all the aspects that come with it. At Light, Boris Ajdin is the man that keeps everyone on the same page, guiding the team building the L16 and nailing down the tasks that need to happen to build this revolutionary camera. We grabbed a few minutes to speak with Boris about how he plays an integral role at Light, how he got started as a product manager and what he spends his

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L16 Update

L16 Update

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Light. In March, we successfully produced several hundred L16s during the DVT build (photos) at our production facility in Asia. These cameras have been put through rigorous functional tests and are now making their way into the field for further performance evaluations. We’ve been dispatching test cameras all over the world as fast as we’ve been able to build them in order to assess their capabilities in a broad spectrum of environments. The L16 recently traveled through the dry deserts of California and the humid tropics of Cuba, capturing some amazing scenes along the way.

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L16 Update

L16 Update

We’re going to keep this update short and sweet ;) The L16 is out in the wild. Cameras from our EVT builds have been circling the globe for the past two months, taking incredible photos along the way. You’ll see some of the photography we’re most proud of on our social media accounts in the coming weeks. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to catch the latest. Paris, captured by Bradley Lautenbach Yosemite, captured by Kelly Van Arsdale Our internal beta testing has already led to several major improvements in device performance and image quality. External beta testing is scheduled to

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The Path to Mass Production

The Path to Mass Production

It’s been a busy start to 2017 at Light. As we move towards mass production, much of our focus has turned to our strong partnerships with suppliers and manufacturers in Asia. A significant portion of our team is in China right now, where we have just wrapped up the fourth EVT build of the L16. For those familiar with hardware development, the significance of this will be clear. For those less familiar with hardware jargon, we’ve defined a few terms below that should give some meaning to our progress and current phase. EVT: Engineering Validation Test - the phase of testing used to ensure

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L16 Update

L16 Update

Excitement is building here at Light as we enter the homestretch of our journey with mass production in sight. We have a number of exciting updates to share today. PhotoPlus event In October, we hosted a meet-up for photo enthusiasts attending the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC. Attendees and media had the opportunity to see the first public demonstrations of L16 prototypes and the Light software suite. Our co-founders were on hand to answer questions and the entire team had a great time meeting with everyone, especially the handful of pre-order customers who attended. You can read more about the event here. New video We’ve received

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