Have you ever wondered whether the flash from a speedlight or a studio strobe could damage someone’s eyes? After all, they can be mighty bright! On the other hand, photographers have been using flash for decades. You’d think that if there was a problem, it would be pretty widely known by now. Models and celebrities have been photographed thousands of times with flash and haven’t gone blind. Heck, my optician uses a pretty darn bright flash when taking a photo of my retina. So, what’s the story? Read more.