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Old May 6th 21, 09:52 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
John Robertson
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to "Food
Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?
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Old May 6th 21, 10:15 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
Savageduck[_3_]
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

On May 6, 2021, John Robertson wrote
(in article ):

More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to "Food
Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?


When aimed downwards the camera conducts a sniff test. ;-)

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Old May 6th 21, 10:50 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

In article , John Robertson
wrote:

More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to "Food
Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?


scene recognition.

it analyzes the image and can detect faces, animals, food, trees, sky,
water, vehicles, etc.
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Old May 6th 21, 10:50 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

In article .com,
Savageduck wrote:

More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to "Food
Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?


When aimed downwards the camera conducts a sniff test. ;-)


what happens if it's durian?
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Old May 6th 21, 10:55 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
Savageduck[_3_]
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

On May 6, 2021, nospam wrote
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In iganews.com,
Savageduck wrote:

More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to "Food
Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?


When aimed downwards the camera conducts a sniff test. ;-)


what happens if it's durian?


Then it goes into puke mode.

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Old May 9th 21, 11:30 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

On 7/05/2021 8:52 am, John Robertson wrote:
More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to
"Food Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?


Olefactory sensor.

geoff
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Old May 9th 21, 11:32 PM posted to rec.photo.digital
geoff
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Default Food mode - how does the camera know?

On 7/05/2021 8:52 am, John Robertson wrote:
More often than not my Samsung smartphone camera tells me to switch to
"Food Mode" when I focus on something like a bowl of fruit.

How does it know?



One day I drop my guts when aiming up a photo and the camera went into
'bouquet of flowers' mode (_)*(_)

geoff
 




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