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In the Blink of an Eye

Experts recently discovered that a human eye can capture an image just by blinking. For photographers and enthusiasts, this gives a new meaning to the phrase ‘in the blink of an eye’. Want to learn how to do this? Read on!

Photo by i_am_four-eyes

Imagine capturing a photo when you blink. For many years now, scientists have been looking for ways on how to take photos using the eye. After years of hard work, they have recently found a way to do so! With a few simple steps, you too can store images in your mind. This won’t be easy at first, but with a little bit of practice, you’ll be able to do it!

Step 1:
Focus on the subject that you want to capture.

Step 2:
Once you are focused on the subject, take in all the details. Shut out all the distractions and stare at the subject. This requires a great deal of concentration.

Step 3:
When you are ready to take the photo, just blink your eye! You have now captured a photo in the blink of an eye!

Photo by stormer

Now that you have taken a bunch of photos, how can you view them?

Step 1:
Look for a good spot where you won’t be distracted. Again, viewing the photos in your mind requires some concentration.

Step 2:
Relax your body and take a few deep breaths. Close your eyes and dig deep in your mind. The photos that you took will start to appear one after the other, just like a slideshow!

Now that you know the steps, try this out for yourself! It’s pretty cool once you get the hang of it!

Want to learn more tips and tricks on how you can take pictures with your eyes? Head on to The Science Behind Taking Photos with Your Eye

written by jeanmendoza


  1. sirio174


    great series of funny articles!

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  3. bridgetj


    Developing these must really burn... :)

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  4. mafiosa


    Cute story. There is actually a one-eyed Canadian film maker who had a digital camera installed in his glass eye to record images that his eye would see. Here is a link to the article about it:


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