Posts Tagged documentary
Albert Watson – celebrity photographer, blind in one eye, featured on BBC Radio 4 Front Row
Blind Photographers – the WB – article prompted by the showing of "Dark Light", particularly the work of Pete Eckert.
Celebrity Photographer Johnny Nunez Partners With New Era to Launch His Limited Edition 59FIFTY Cap – he wants to encourage visually impaired youth to get into photography.
Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers – Flavorwire – a little background on the documentary recently screened on HBO.
[Book] Journeys Through Darkness | By Alina Oswald, Photographs by Kurt Weston – biography of Kurt Weston, who lost much of his sight through AIDS.
“Out of Darkness” by Nick Mandri – Blind Photography Documentary – Kickstarter – Spanish sound-track with English subtitles.
Photos By Blind Inspire Seoul – there has been an exhibition of blind photography since 2007. The photographers are assisted by volunteers at Seoul’s Sangmyung University, South Korea.
Training the blind to see – Science Show – 27 November 2010 – ABC Radio, Australia – enabling blind people to see images using sound.
Water droplet | Blinkie Photography – Andrew Follows captured this with a Nikon D90 and a macro lens.
After The Rain « Losing Vision Gaining Insight – the photo might be disappointing at first, but let’s look at the details.
Albany ARC holds summer transition program – WALB.com News – visually impaired students with ambitions. One aims to run her own photographic business. Trust me, somehwhere on this messy page, there is a video (Flash) and a text article.
Arts Victoria Funding – Blinkie Photography – tight arts funding jeopardises Andrew Follows’ exhibition.
Aurora: Local photographer sees through a different lens – Jim Braun Marfan’s Syndrome, which affects his eyes and many other things. Photography, however, gives him several benefits.
Authors@Google: Tony Deifell | Business Strategies 101 – Tony Deifell taught blind children photography, and learned what it means to see.
Bllind Photography @ Losing Vision Gaining Insight – a feature on blindphotographers.org.
Capturing moments – a photography workshop in the Philippines included blind participants.
Field Test: Apple iPhone 4 Camera « The Phoblographer – some very strong features, but the iPhone 4 would not be everybody’s choice of primary camera.
Flickr: Help: Getty Images – your chance to have your images valued commercially.
Grants for Nonprofit Photography | eHow.com – USA sources of finance.
High Desert Sketches: Even Dust Devils Wear Prada In The Last Frontier – by George Covington, who is a photographer with about 10% normal vision. This is George in the day job, writing on this occasion about fashions.
In Blind Test iPhone 4 Camera Quality Bests All | AppCart – the 5 megapixel camera does well against several other phones and point-and-shoot cameras.
New Book on Photography for the Web – SitePoint’s “Photography for the Web” looks really like a useful basic guide to the nuts and bolts of photography.
New photo of Eamon and myself – Blinkie Photography – Andrew Follows considers tha dvantages of manual camera settings.
New SeeAbility initiative encourages creativity (From Basingstoke Gazette) – project that encourages blind people to be creative inclues photography and other arts.
SeeAbility Web Site
One Day On Earth – The World’s Story is Yours to Tell – take part in a world-wide documentary project on 10/10/10
Photographers "Banned for Life" for Taking Photos in Public Parking Lot » Photography Bay – another confrontation between photographers and officers of the law, this time in Miami Florida. This is a situation, this article says, that is unfair to both parties. For an alternative view of photography in public places, visit
Here’s looking at you. ‘Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera’ at Tate Modern until 3 Oct – "There’s a moral blind spot at the heart of photography, writes Kerry William Purcell. It is a blind spot that was manifest in the recent outpouring of protestations and demonstrations concerning the possible criminalisation of street photography in London… "
Some IPhone 4 Cameras Have Yellowing Problem – the iPhone 3 doesn’t have this. Maybe a white balance issue?
Top 10 iPhone photo apps | ZDNet – well, there are plenty of lists like this of iPhone apps, but this one was compiled on evidence of what apps photographers used when entering a competition.
Watch: Visually Impaired Photography Students at Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind | jacksonville.com – down-to-earth account of the way students were introduced to photography.
Blinkie Night Workshop in Melbourne – Blinkie Photography – Andrew Follows persuaded 5 sighted photographers to put on funny glasses and experience the city at night as blind photographers.
Experience | The image museum – The Alinari National Museum of Photography in Florence includes the ‘Touch museum’, where there are photographs represented by relief tactile versions – open to blind and sighted people alike.
FAQ: How do Blind Photographers Know What They Are Shooting? | Blind Photographers – Tim O’Brien explains some techniques that could be used by blind photographers.
Fisheye Connect to Launch June 1st – PPA Today – connects photographers and aspiring photographers with professional workshops internationally. Search your geographical area or by subject matter.
Improve your photography without buying gear – Craft & Vision – – ebook with 50 blog entries on improving your photography by improving your mind. $5.
New AdoramaTV Educational Videos Enhance the Adorama Learning Center – StreetInsider.com – videos to make you a better photographer.
New Photographic Exhibition – Blinkie Photography – Andrew Followswill have his own exhibition November 1st to 6th 2010 at Fortyfive Downstairs Gallery, 45 Flinders Lane Melbourne. Opening Night will be on Wednesday 3rd November (huh?)
Passionate Focus and Chicago ROCKS – Blind Eye Photography – blind photographer selected for chicago exhibit.
Photographer’s Just Do It List « Dave Cross – the website – ideas to get your creativity going. One of the suggestions is shooting blind.
Share Your Vision with people who are blind or visually impaired and Wikiscribe It! – Sighted people are invited to describe images, sighted and blind people alike can take part in the wiki and react. Maybe useful for our own images as blind photographers?
[Video] TV Feature – Blind Photography.mov – documentary where several people from London and 2 others from Leicestershire (including yours truly) talk about their experiences of blind photography.
VISIONS Memorandum in Support of New York State Licensure – New York Vision Rehabilitation Association’s Blog » Blog Archive supports blind people in keeping up activities they followed when sighted, including photography.
A Janela Da Alma (Window of the Soul): Documentary on Blind Photography | Blind Photographers – a Brazilian film from 2003 about blind photographers.
New York Times article
Review in Portuguese
Google translation into English
[PDF] Another review (English)
Touch the Earth Tactile Book Released – accessibleimage – interesting because the book represents images in graphical and tactile formats, with large print and Braille explanations.