Who Needs Photographers When You Have Robots! : The Picture Show Certain fancy cameras are allowing photographers at the Olympics to shoot more than a dozen frames per second.
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Who Needs Photographers When You Have Robots!

There's some chitchat on the Internets today about how Reuters is using robotic cameras at the Olympics to "shoot pictures from unusual angles and make them available to our customers around the world in minutes."

Well that's interesting. What's also interesting is that these fancy cameras are allowing photographers to shoot more than a dozen frames per second — and they're automatically stitched together in-camera. (What this means for you: You can get a really good look at some really good facial contortions.)

Here are a few examples of the multiple exposures, featured first on My Modern Met. What do you think? What are the pros and cons of having robotic cameras in places where humans can't go?

(More offbeat Olympics photos on Photojojo.)

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