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March 1, 2018 (Julian) -- Bobbi Zane sent in this video from Deborah J. Kerch of dogs enjoying a frolic in newfallen snow earlier this week in Julian, California.


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You can change whether the video is landscape or not, Miriam.

No matter if you have iPhone or Android.  If you hold the phone up, it'll be vertical.  If you hold the phone sideways, your phone will detect it and switch the video to horizontal.  Also on Youtube, there's a full screen option.

Tom is right here.

Then why have I had several readers send me sideways videos

That they couldn't figure out how to turn rightside up?  I couldn't turn them either.

Also I used to have an Android cell phone with that same problem. Some of the older ones don't automatically switch the format, but it's good to know that apparently newer ones are getting better from this standpoint.

It's the trend

Landscape mode is far better, yet it seems that many people prefer this way of shooting video. I don't like it either, some of the scene is often cut out and pertinent action sometimes missed.

Your Phone

Hold yer phone sideways to take pics or videos. That provides a wide screen view.