Phone video question

Discussion in 'Technical Corner' started by flhrci, May 22, 2019.

  1. flhrci

    flhrci Final Approach

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    Why is it when I watch a video that someone took of themselves on the net that it is backwards, like a mirror image? It is noticeable when there is some kind of text in the video. 'Splain this one to me.
     
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    The phone does it on purpose to make it easier to use the face camera, i.e. make it look like a mirror so it's easier to compose the shot.
     
  3. flhrci

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    Thanks! I understand now.