Posts Tagged fall
A Foray into Infrared Photography | Shutter Photo – how to see in the dark in film and digital photography. But please note the dangers to your eyes when using infra-red equipment incorrectly.
Camera for the Blind / Nadeem Haidary – designed at the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Pittsburgh, PA. I take it, but don’t know, that this is what we frustrated photographers call a concept device – i.e., you can’t buy it at your local photo shop. Features include the ability to take sound clips along with each picture, and the possibility of making tactile versions of pictures.
Fall Photography – Russ Photo Shop – a photographer with poor colour vision can still find autumnal colours amazing. Some hints on getting the best shots.
Flashes of Light in the Darkest Depths: The Faith and Life of Blind Photographer Pete Eckert – Christine A. Scheller – Huffington Post – how Pete Eckert dealt with encroaching blindness, and how he gets his images.
Going Blind – the Movie with trailer video
Miracle of Sight: New Art Exhibit Shows the World Through Eyes That Were Once Blind – special project for those who have had corneal transplants has produced this exhibit of photographs.
Revisiting – Nothing Peripheral: A Sight Impaired Artist – Steven Erra is sight-impaired and was one of those who helped create the Seeing With Photography Collective in New York. Here he talks about his worsening sight, and what he might have to get rid of as a result. His light paintings are likely to stay!
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SF0 / comit / Seeing Beyond Sight Photo Challenge – presumably for normally-sighted people, the challenge is to hamper your eyes in some way (blindfold, shades, etc), take and then caption the most telling images you can.
Showing country kids what photography can do for the vision impaired | Blinkie Photography – Andrew Follows gets some interesting results from a workshop in a Melbourne school.
The Amazing Flo Fox | Street Reverb Magazine – celebrated New York blind photographer Flo Fox seems to be getting a new generation of fans.
A Sensory Tour of the Garden – Little Garden Helpers – encouraging children to use their senses.
Blind Gardener of the Year – Insight Radio – Robbie from the Thrive gardening organisation appears on the Friday Morning Mix. Several audio extracts are available on this page.
blind-gardening | Google Groups – doesn’t look very active, though
Blindness no handicap | Stuff.co.nz – Graham Burtenshaw, a blind Picton man, has been named Gardener of the Year for the Marlborough region by the New Zealand Gardener magazine.
Gardening Tips for People with Impaired Vision – Garden Forever.
Albert Watson, Royal Photographic Society centenary medal winner | Art and design | guardian.co.uk</a> – this article has some of his best shots.</p>
Android Quick-App: Vignette | Android Central</a> – examples of what camera apps can do on an Android phone.</p>
Art Beyond Sight: Telephone Conference Crash Course</a></p>
Color Blind Photographer Shout Out – Mozilla Firefox</a> – if you are a colourblind photographer, Scott Wyden would like to have your link and information about how you operate.</p>
Hands On: Sony Bloggie Touch « The Phoblographer</a> – useful snapshot (sorry) of this pocket camcorder</p>
My First Week with the iPhoneBehind the Curtain | Behind the Curtain</a> – using the Color Idintifier app.</p>
My Triple Whammy</a> – Lee Stranahan is a film-maker who is facing many challenges, including the possibility of going blind through diabetes.</p>
New from Canada – The Photo Forum – Photography Discussion Forum</a> – would-be professional photographer who is legally blind through achromatopsia open to reactions from others.</p>
Photographing fall colors – home – A Better Photograph</a> – not specifically aimed at blind photographers, but some handy hints on handling color/colour in the autumn/fall.</p>
Shooting Tethered – Digital Camera Tips</a> – tethering is having your camera (typically a DSLR) connected to a computer so that you have all the advantages of the big screen.</p>
The Vision of a Blind Film Director | ParmFarm</a> – Joe Monks has directed a political / horror drama, "The Bunker", He is raising funds to enhance the quality of the filmn.. If you want to donate by September 30th, please visit the <a href=”http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sightunseenpictures/blind-directors-feature-film-the-bunker/pledge/new?clicked_reward=false&logged_in=false&p=0&v=u”>
Kickstarter page for this project</a>.</p>
[Video] The John Dugdale School of 19th Century Photography and Aesthetics </a> – short film about the building of a new school by famed photographer John Dugdale, who is blind. It offers an intimate look into the life in his upstate NY farmhouse and his mission to create a one of a kind school. At the end, there’s an opportunity for people to purchase specially priced limited edition prints to help build the school.</p>
Writing/Photography: Reflections on a Lifetime of Living with AIDS (Excerpt from my book, Journeys Through Darkness) </a> by Alina Oswald, who has aIDS-related retinitis.</p>