ELIF: Why are cameras so much worse than the human eye at capturing images in the dark?

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ELIF: Why are cameras so much worse than the human eye at capturing images in the dark?

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Hold up a toilet paper tube to your eye and then compare, the eye is round so there are more directions light can enter, whilst a camera lens is usually in a sort of scope blocking out the non-direct lights

The computer processing the data is significantly more powerful in the human. Plus our eyes can adjust their sensitivity by increasing the levels of rhodopsin in the retina.