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Now a camera that doesn't take pictures

After yesterday's camera lens that can see behind itself, we have a camera that doesn't take pictures. You trigger the shutter and a printed not of what the camera thinks it is seeing is produced, but no actual image See:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17853523

It's not an April fools joke as far as I can see...

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Re: Now a camera that doesn't take pictures

Wow, that's really taking the art out of photography.

I wonder what would happen if you combined this camera with yesterday's super fisheye lens? You'd probably just get a note saying, "It's behind you!" Great for photographing pantomimes!
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Re: Now a camera that doesn't take pictures

Some artist did this years ago, with a card describing what he would have done, had he done it, in place of the actual picture.

There's very little new under the sun these days

I think I'll produce one that only stores images that are good. That way I can get some use out of my 32Mbyte XD cards
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Re: Now a camera that doesn't take pictures

I suppose you will need to replace the till roll and ink pretty often
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Re: Now a camera that doesn't take pictures

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Wow, that's really taking the art out of photography.

I wonder what would happen if you combined this camera with yesterday's super fisheye lens? You'd probably just get a note saying, "It's behind you!" Great for photographing pantomimes!
The perfect camera for Christmas pantos!

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The perfect camera for Christmas pantos!

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... or even asking yourself 'does my bum look big in this?'

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