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How Red Eyes in Photographs Work

July 14th, 2008

Episode 26 of 1055 episodes

The flash of a camera is bright enough to cause a reflection off the human retina -- the red we see in these photos comes from the blood vessels in the eye. Learn more about red eyes and cameras in this HowStuffWorks podcast.