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Post by Flaneur »

Why do they do it? I've never seen it done in the UK, but it's in pretty much everything I watch on French tv.

Just watching an episode of La Maison France 5 (yes I know) and he's walking down a street in mirror image. It's easy to spot because all of the shop signs are reversed.

Why do French tv producers so often flip the picture?
Same old nonsense.

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French regulations: no publicity. Subliminal effect: people trying hard to decode the Right-Left texts......Next steps to reinforce the regs: a combination with Upside-Down images.

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You learn from your mistakes but it's much quicker and cheaper to learn from the mistakes of other people ! :D

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Post by curtis »

It's the same with blurred out advertizing on t shirts etc.
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Post by Mike »

I was once interviewed by "The Times" about river poaching when I was fly fishing one day, the picture they posted with the article showed me casing with my left hand, which I am not capable of doing.

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Post by FrenchForumSurvivor »

curtis wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:28 pm
It's the same with blurred out advertizing on t shirts etc.
Or, instead of blurring the image, getting the person to wear a piece of black gaff tape over the top of it. As for the reversal of images, it may be regulations, but do they really think people are so dumb?
"I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times." - Everett Dirksen

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