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    Vertical video, please stop it

    I know it’s a Snapchat smartphone world

    But wake the fuck up, video is horizontal
    The world is horizontal
    Your eyes are horizontal
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    The "Things that annoy you" thread would have been a perfect place for this gripe.

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    It's hard to one-hand horizontal video. I'll take vertical video if I feel like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iceman View Post
    The "Things that annoy you" thread would have been a perfect place for this gripe.
    Have you seen the last two hurricanes?
    Vertical video sucks when you are trying to capture shit flying sideways.

    If you are documenting something that might make the news, whether hurricane, tsunami or chimpout please flip horizontal
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    Quote Originally Posted by riser3 View Post
    It's hard to one-hand horizontal video. I'll take vertical video if I feel like it.

    You lazy fucking millennial shitbag.
    Grab the phone with your thumb and middle finger.
    Turn phone sideways.
    Now press record with your trigger finger.

    Oh, shit, I said trigger, and now you’re triggered and need to find a safe space
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    Quote Originally Posted by riser3 View Post
    It's hard to one-hand horizontal video.
    No it's not. You just need to use your fingers instead of holding your phone like an icecream cone.

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    It 100% depends on your assumes distribution channel. Instagram or Snapchat, shoot vertical and fill the screen. TV or desktop, turn it horizontal. Still photographers have been making this decision for decades.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Core Shot View Post
    You lazy fucking millennial shitbag.
    Grab the phone with your thumb and middle finger.
    Turn phone sideways.
    Now press record with your trigger finger.

    Oh, shit, I said trigger, and now you’re triggered and need to find a safe space
    lol. Millennial. Riot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Core Shot View Post
    I know it’s a Snapchat smartphone world

    But wake the fuck up, video is horizontal
    The world is horizontal
    Your eyes are horizontal

    Whateva... I do what I want....








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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    No it's not. You just need to use your fingers instead of holding your phone like an icecream cone.
    I have a harder time keeping the phone stable if I don't grip it like i am strangling my dick. However, since I am usually holding my dick and not my phone, I don't shoot a lot of video. So you can be thankful for that.

    I get that vertical video can be hard to watch. I think everyone needs to chill the fuck out about it. People have reasons. It is not always laziness. And of all the reasons, laziness is the most acceptable to me as I am too lazy to let go of my dick and shoot video. There are a lot of other things in this world to be upset about right now other than vertical video. (Polyass comments that would have gone here have been omitted to avoid derailing this beautiful piece of performance art we collectively own.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supermoon View Post
    It 100% depends on your assumes distribution channel. Instagram or Snapchat, shoot vertical and fill the screen. TV or desktop, turn it horizontal. Still photographers have been making this decision for decades.
    This makes a lot of sense. I still prefer to see what is next to the main point of focus rather than seeing what is above and below it. That could be due to my enculturation through TV, and the end user could always hold their phone sideways to view the vid as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    This makes a lot of sense. I still prefer to see what is next to the main point of focus rather than seeing what is above and below it. That could be due to my enculturation through TV, and the end user could always hold their phone sideways to view the vid as well.
    Auto-rotate is great, except when it isn't. 99% of the time it annoys me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iceman View Post
    The "Things that annoy you" thread would have been a perfect place for this gripe.
    do you find his post

    annoying?

    It's, like, rain on your wedding day, or some shit.

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