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In article <oukmu7$7m9$1@dont-email.me>, philo<philo@privacy.net>
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> I just noticed that if one takes a selfie with a smartphone the image is 
> reversed. (Saw one recently with a reversed sign.) I would think it 
> would be trivial for smartphone cameras to automatically set things right.

they do.

smartphones show a reverse image when framing because people are used
to looking at a mirror, but the final photo is not reversed.

if for some reason your particular phone is reversing the final photo,
then there's a problem with your phone or its settings, not smartphones
in general.