Do your snap happy friends regularly catch you grimacing? Well, worry no longer - two American researchers are working on a device that obscures photos taken by a camera with a flash.
Researchers Keelo Lamance Jackson and Leon Smith Jr, have submitted a patent for a hand-held rotating, swivelling, oscillating device that can emit multiple strobe lights and other light beams, which will ruin a picture when it detects a flash.
Jackson and Smith say that their device can be used to stop paparazzi, spy planes and Google Glass enthusiasts.
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Expect to see the headline 'celebrity flashes photographers' at some point in the future.
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