Laser Light Show Burns a DSLR Sensor

PSA: Next time you're snappin' shots at a show, keep in mind that your swanky DSLR's sensor might not get along so well with that radical laser light show. Vimeo user Agua learned this the hard way.


And yet another camera getting burned:

The takeaway: don't look directly at lasers, and don't let your camera look directly at lasers, either. [Laughing Squid]


Michael Scrip

On a side note... what's up with these lasers being fired at the crowd? Old laser shows used to be shot into the air for special effects purposes.

In the second video especially... the laser was at eye-level to the audience!