I think it would be insane if we could have a device camera texture for the front and rear cameras and possibly even the ultrawide and telephoto lenses on iPhones that support it. This would be great for making reaction lenses, mini-games to play with the people around you, portrait effects that put you in front of what your rear camera sees, etc! The possibilities would be endless.
I've seen this done on Filmic Pro on iOS and it is super cool! I think if snap jumped on this soon, they could set a new standard in the social media AR industry.
I understand that this probably can't happen due to most android devices not being able to run something like that smoothly, and of course some android devices may not have a rear camera (Tablets, Chromebooks), but maybe the lens in question would just not appear on those devices. Not hating on android here but I'm thinking an iOS implementation would perform best at least to begin.
Nevertheless if someone higher up from the lens studio team could let me know about what they think about this, I'd love to hear if there's potential for this in the future! :)
I already have a plethora of lenses in mind to create if this would be apart of a update at some point. If you think this should be a thing too, say whatcha think in the comments.
Happy snapping everyone!!
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