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Putting the Light L16 to the Test

Though we’ve made great strides in the past few months, it’s hard to know exactly how the L16 stacks up against other cameras without seeing it for ourselves. So, we asked a couple members of our image quality team to put the Light L16 to the test. Our goal was simple: to see how the Light L16 compared to some of the top DSLR and mirrorless camera competitors out there. The Canon 5D Mark IV was an obvious choice for a test camera. We paired it with a 24-105mm base lens to roughly match ...

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The Light L16 is Now Open for New Reservations

"It's part ultimate travel camera, part spy gear." -The Wall Street Journal Nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to rethink the camera. We wanted to create a different kind of imaging tool, one that was small yet powerful, easy to use yet capable of producing professional-quality photos. What we built in the Light L16 is a radical new photography experience—and now we’re ready to share that with everyone. Today we will start accepting new reservations to purchase the Light L16 camera. Click here to experience photography in a radical new ...

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Light and Utomic Join Forces to Bring You the Ultimate L16 Protection

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve teamed up with Utomic to provide photographers with a radical new shock-resistant safeguard for the Light L16 camera. For years, Utomic has equipped the masses with its advanced device-protection system that shields smartphones from scratches, dents, and the impact of everyday drops. Utomic’s unique combination of probabilistic design and dynamic protection guards against the highest possibility of damage by absorbing and redistributing energy during impact. In partnership with the experienced engineers behind Utomic’s indestructible FlexCoreTM technology, we developed two new L16-specific accessories: Utomic BUMPER and Utomic ...

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Your L16 Images Just Got Sharper. Can You See The Difference?

The beauty of our technology is that it keeps getting better over time. Unlike DSLR cameras, the L16 operates on a complex software platform. Different algorithms control specific functions of the camera—from the movement of its modules to the fusing of the 10+ images it takes. As our team continues to hone and refine these complex algorithms, the L16 gets smarter. And as a result, its images get even better. Access full-resolution gallery photos here. Our latest software update made huge strides in image clarity and sharpness. The differences were so noticeable, we decided to ...

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A First Look at the L16 Camera—From the People Who Built It

It has been 47 days since we started shipping the L16 to pre-order customers. A lot has happened in that time. We received tons of valuable feedback. And we learned things. We also broke things. We fixed them. We sent dozens of over-the-air updates. We introduced new features. We continued to ramp up production in China (though it took a lot longer than we anticipated). And we’ve started steadily fulfilling orders on a daily basis. We’ve been busy bringing this brand-new technology to market. Here’s where we stand: It has taken years to ...

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