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For questions about the recording of light to create images. May include any recording medium, including glass plates, light-sensitive film, or digital measurement.

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Would a sapient being sensitive to polarized light be able to see the angle of polarization in a photograph?

Many animals have the ability to see polarized light (or rather, are sensitive to the direction of polarization), most notably birds and bees but also a wide range of other animals including ...
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Infrared reality

Is it possible for an earth-like planet to be perceived (by human eyes) in real-time as an infrared photograph? If so, in what conditions?
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Smartphone camera resolution can image a human retina: can we save retina biometrics?

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – April 2, 2019 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that the new, award-winning Galaxy S11 and Galaxy S11+, which have been recognized by smartphone reviewers worldwide ...
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What will a photo look like in the next 30 years?

In the past, we had black and white photos only, then we got color films to take photos. Stepping into the 21st century, digital photos were becoming popular, and the number of pixels alone are ...
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