[bct] Re: Camera phone

  • From: "Darren Duff" <dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 08:44:23 -0400

I have the 6620. if this isn't the phone you are talking about, not sure
I can help... Is this the phone you have

 

Darren Duff

Assistive Technology Instructor

Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia

3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125, Smyrna, GA 30080

 

Phone 770-432-7280       800-726-7406     Fax: 770-432-5457

 

dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

Visit our Web site at

 

http://www.BLVSgeorgia.org



-----Original Message-----
From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of CLG Productions
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 8:06 AM
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Subject: [bct] Re: Camera phone


No, I did mean the 6020.

Chris.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Farhan Khan" <Farhan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Darren Duff" <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 8:02 AM
Subject: [bct] Re: Camera phone


> If i'm not wrong, he said the 6020 unless he was mistaken.
> I just looked at the talks website, there is no 6020 phone listed 
> there,
> unless he ment the 6260.
> ON 5/18/2006 at 6:58 Darren Duff said
> Contact me off list if you have questions, I got the same phone. We
can
> even talk via phone if you like if you are in the us.
>
>
>
> Darren Duff
>
> Assistive Technology Instructor
>
> Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia
>
> 3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125, Smyrna, GA 30080
>
>
>
> Phone 770-432-7280       800-726-7406     Fax: 770-432-5457
>
>
>
> dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
>
> Visit our Web site at
>
>
>
> http://www.BLVSgeorgia.org
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of CLG 
> Productions
> Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 5:32 AM
> To: blind-photography@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bct] Camera phone
>
>
> I just got me a Nokia 6020 cell phone recently.  It has in it, a still

> image/video image camera.  I had a question, and don't worry, this is 
> totally unrelated to opporation of the phone so if you're not familiar

> with this model phone, keep reading it's OK, this has nothing to do 
> with the menus, etc.  I'm trying to figure out how to best hold the 
> phone so that it
> would be lined up with the object Im trying to take.  Yeah, if it was
a
> person, they could tell me, unless it was a child, or an infant that
> can't
> yet talk.  LOL!  but if I'm trying to take a photo of something, say,
my
>
> cat, or such, then I obviously can't get verbal indication to line it 
> up. Now, this is what is really odd to me:  Why is it, that I have a 
> radio shack
> digital camera and with it, I can line it up with no help almost
> flawlessly
> on the first go, and might I add, the linds on the digital camera is
> pretty
> much about, if not smaller, the same size as the one on my phone.  I
> know
> that if I put my finger on the volume up key, on the left top side of
> the
> phone, nearest to the ear piece speaker, Then very slowly rotate my
> finger
> around to the back of the phone, then assuming that the phone was with
> the
> key pad facing me, as I've been describing, my finger would
adventurally
>
> while rotating from that volume key to the back, bump the linds.  I 
> think my problem is for some reason, I tend to not hold the phone 
> perfectly straight.Which a corse Doesn't help mat5ters.  Often I find 
> people saying
> turn to your left, or rock it up a bit.  Then I'd move my hand up, and
> the
> individual I'm shooting would say:  no no no no, I mean, move your
wrist
> not
> the whole pyone.  Like, tilt the top of the phone more toward me, it's
> not
> angled perfectly virtically straight up and down.  thus I'm not going
to
> be
> centered, or you may even chop off my head.  You can actually change
the
>
> mode from standard picture to portret picture.  I dono though if that 
> would help.  That seems to make the picture width wize a lot more 
> narrow, so I
>
> don't have as much head room it doesn't look like.  The problem isn't 
> opperating the camera and taking the picture, then going into the 
> phone and e-mailing it.  That's a sinch, it's more just figuring out 
> why I am having
> so many issues aiming.  Like I said, I adapted to aiming my digital
> camra
> within about 3 minutes after getting it, if that.  So if that is the
> case,
> then why is this so much harder.  I don't have enough sight to use the
> view
> finder.  Granted the view finder on the phone is excellent, I almost
> have to
> nose it, to see it, which won't help.  I'd love though to figure out a
> way
> to know where the linds is in relation to my object, because the camra
> on my
> phone blows my digital camera outta the water, according to what my
dad
> told
> me.  He said that the quality is just amazing!  He took a picture of
me
> and
> assisted teaching me how to e-mail it to myself.  Once on my computer,
I
>
> looked at it, and man!  Talk about good!  I may not have much vision, 
> but I did have enough to see this.  I agree.  The color aspect ratio 
> is 100% better!  That is why I was hoping that someone had possibly a 
> tip that may
> help me or may could explain to me, why this seems to be so difficult
> for me
> compared to my digital.  Like I say, it's not an accessibility issue
by
> any
> means.  It's more, just an aiming problem.
>
> Anyway, thanks for your help.  BTW, if anyone owns this phone, again, 
> the Nokia 6020 please contact me, as I do have a few more questions.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Chris.
>
>
>
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