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Now Diners Are Getting ‘Instagram Kits’ To Take Fancier Photos Of Their Food

This feels excessive.

Photo by Ali Inay on Unsplash

If you eat a great meal, but don’t post a perfectly curated photo of it to Instagram for your legions of followers to see, did said meal really exist? To address this existential question, London restaurant Dirty Bones is giving customers “Instagram Kits” to help them light, stage and shoot their meals in social media-worthy ways, Metro UK reports.

According to Metro, the kits—which all diners can use—include a portable LED light, tripod, selfie stick, charger for many types of gadgets and an attachable wide-angle lens.

While it’s a pretty smart marketing move for the restaurant (who doesn’t want free, beautiful photos of their product on social media?) it’s also a sad development in how technology is coming between us and our friends—and now our food—during meals.

Read more on Metro

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