Back when I was a kid, I was fascinated with unusual tools. Bulldozers, excavators, big trucks... and of course welders.
One day my neighbor was welding something and I was rather close. For safety he asked me to step waaaay back. So I did, but I kept watching what he was doing thinking I was safe distance away.
Next morning, it felt like I had sand in my eye balls. It hurt. It was uncomfortable. Dad told me I caught the light bunnies - those innocent light spots reflected off small shiny things like a watch or small mirror are called light bunnies in Russia.
Fast forward few decades, I learned that welding emits ultraviolet light which basically gives your eyes sun burn - just like your skin burns in strong sun without protection.
So here is the question - when I am watching Youtube videos of people welding, I see strong light, but it’s not hurting me.
Am I new superhero - WeldingMan?
Am I immune to this trickery now?
More likely UV rays don’t transmit over video recordings. And if that’s the case - why?
Is it the light sensor in camera? Can it be improved to a point it can capture and re-transmit? Give my enemies a good sunburn of the eyes?