” she asked, obviously finding our views very weird. “I wouldn’t talk with a guy through a video chat, moreover for hours – chatting, talking, laughing, or sharing about our personal issues and stories.By listening to your stories alone, I personally think that he’s interested in you,” I said. Despite web cams being embedded everywhere, we just don’t video chat the way Star Trek, Back to the Future, and all the other futuristic films of the past thought we would.On one hand they capture much more of what’s in front of them but the downside is they add a bubble like distortion to the image. It shows the same scene shot with both lenses so you can see the difference.(If you’ve always wondered why low budget films, even those shot in HD, don’t quiet look right it’s because the cinematographer or director used wide angle lenses throughout the whole thing, so everything’s in focus and the background becomes distracting, whereas Hollywood films narrow the focus on the subject.)So why don’t laptop web cams and iphone cams use telephoto lenses? Number 1, they’re more expensive and more bulky than wide angle lenses.I wouldn’t like my girlfriend to be video chatting with some random guy…” he said.Apparently, both my male friend and I thought that there is something ‘fishy’ with video chatting with a friend of opposite sex.If you suspect you, or a friend is facing a mental health challenge seek help.
It is critical they become #mentalhealthliterate and learn to distinguish normal teenage behavior from a more serious mental disorders.
It’s even more intimate than going out just the two of you. I would feel anxious, agitated even – seeing his face and listening to his voice while knowing that he only has me in front of his eyes (it’s not like I can look at the scenery or comment on other people’s food orders or something like that) make me uncomfortable.
The thought on this matter came a few months ago when the three of us, a male friend, a female friend, and I, were having lunch together after lecture.
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