Japan installs selfie stands

A newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos is seen on July 30, 2014, on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan.
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A group of people pose for a picture using the newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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Tourists use a newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to take a picture on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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A couple poses for a photograph using the newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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A man uses the newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to take a picture of friends on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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A woman prepares her phone to take a picture using the newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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A selfie stand is seen as tourists relax at a scenic lookout on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
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A newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos is seen on July 30, 2014 on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan. The manufacturer of this camera stand, Sunpole Corporation, says since they introduced the product in early 2013, the stands have been installed in tourist destinations such as the Expo Commemoration Park and the Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN. (Getty Images)
Thu 31 Jul 2014 12:24 PM GST
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