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From Coral Reefs to the Light Field: Making Waves

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Eric Cheng has been exploring the limits of photography as a world-renowned underwater photographer and founder of, traveling hundreds of feet underwater to capture rare and beautiful creatures. As the Director of Photography for Lytro, Eric has been instrumental is leading the exploration of light field photography with the world’s first consumer light field camera. Eric will discuss the next frontier of photography, as well as predict future trends and disruptive technologies poised to change photography as we know it.



Eric Cheng Dir of Photography Lytro

Eric Cheng is Director of Photography at Lytro, where he is responsible for bridging the gap between light field photography and consumers. He is also a professional underwater photographer and Publisher of, the premiere underwater imaging community. In his spare time, Eric plays the cello and eats ice cream.