Will FujiFilm's new camera help you take better pet photos?
It’s not easy to take a picture of people, let alone fidgety pets.Recent face detection technology has attempted to make photography easier, taking a picture only when a person’s eyes are open and looking at the camera.
Like human face detection technology, FujiFilm’s pet version has its limitations as well.For now, the company has provided a list of dog and cat breeds that are easier for its technology to identify.Dark fur, long hair, and excessive movement can affect the camera’s ability to recognize faces.
The camera will be available later this month and will retail for $280.
For every nice photo I have of the pups, I have hundreds of blurred heads.FujiFilm’s pet face detection technology is pretty cool, but for now, I think I’ll stick to my regular camera.The early version seems like more trouble than it’s worth (Shelties aren’t even included on the list!), but it is interesting that they are developing this technology.