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    Question above. Please help.
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    physics homework?
    haha
    an eye is an organ a camera isn't
    eyes are beautiful a camera isn't(with some exceptions)
    an eye is shaped kinda like a sphere a camera isn't
    and so on an so forth
    hope this helps
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    Both have lenses.
    Both stop working if they catch fire.

    An eye requires a blood supply.
    A camera doesn't.
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    (Original post by Anonymous1502)
    Question above. Please help.
    Lol physics... (if you're doing AQA this should be P3!)
    Similarities: Both have lenses that can focus; pupil from a human eye can expand or contract to adjust the amount of light that enters (same as shutter in camera). Both produce upside down real images.

    Differences: Eye has variable focus lens; camera has fixed focus lens. Eye elongates and contracts the lens in order to focus while the camera moves the lens backward and forward to focus.
    Hope this helps!x
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