September 20, 2006
HP camera puckers up
As in-camera processors get faster, what can they be used for besides grabbing more and more pixels? HP has one answer: apply slimming right in the camera. Heh–I wonder what else they could do with this (maybe reverse the effect to make me look yoked on the beach?). [Via Tom Attix]
Of course, doing too much in camera can alienate some photographers. Earier this summer, Fuji’s in-camera facial recognition feature earned the comment “If You Think You Need This, Kill Yourself” from The Online Photographer. Then again, some purists still swear that no significant work has ever been done with a zoom lens, so what can you do?