Science: Quick Birdie

Junior, cooperative for once, smiles that incomparable smile. Daddy clicks the camera. Mummy is certain that the little darling, at last, has been caught at his cutest. Then comes the long wait while the drugstore and photofinisher work on the film. When the prints are finally ready, it is obvious that they are neither sharply focused nor skillfully composed.

Every amateur photographer, having suffered this painful anticlimax, knows that he could take better snapshots if he could see the print at once, correct his errors and snap again.

It will be possible soon, says...

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