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My main web site, Vince’s Parallax, has now moved to Fortunecity.
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Some direct page URLs:-
Blind Photography News
Blind Cycling / Blind Tandem Riding
Space Audio Page
Blind Gardening News
Emotional freedom ~Technique Links
accessible-image mailing list links to blind artists – to subscribe to the list, send a blank e-mail to
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Artist Creates New Batch of “Porn for the Blind” – Tech Talk – CBS News – lingerie inspired tactile pictures by Lisa J. Murphy, author of last year’s "Tactile Mind".
PhotoCaddy for iPhone review – iPod/iPhone – Macworld UK – get instant advice on a wide range of photographing situations.
The Blind Photographer – THE BHF NETWORK – Poetra Ama Asantewa has used every sense to get images. You need to be a network member to get access to this.
Vision, Blindness, and New Years Resolutions « I DREAMED A WORLD – a celebration of blind photographers, and a model for making your future.
Apple Issues Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.5 » Photography Bay – RAW compatibility extended to several more cameras.
ArtAbility on ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners – More than 400 works of art by artists with physical, cognitive, hearing and visual disabilities are on view at the 15th annual Art Ability Exhibit at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Malvern, PA, through .Jan. 16, 2011. This year’s exhibit features paintings, sculpture, photography, pastels, jewelry, stained and mosaic glass, and metalwork by artists from 32 states and five countries.
Arts by blind and visually impaired photographers | Evil Sunday – World Religion, Culture, People – a rather oddly-written article about the New York ;Seeing With Photography Collective, with photos.
CHRIS FRIEL – chris friel is a british colour blind painter who bought a camera in 2006 and has not painted since. shortlisted for the sunday times landscape photographer of the year 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Famous faces on message for Royal Blind exhibition – Scotsman.com News – Edinburgh exhibition of paintings and photography by blind and partially sighted people supported by celebrities messaging in Braille to celebrate Braille Week.
Free Online Photography Magazine for Download: PhotographyBB Launches 35th Edition – get tips on photography and post-processing.
The Blind Photographer – A Dog’s Dinner – Blipfoto – a brief encounter with Rosita McKenzie, well-known Scottish blind photographer.
For more background infromation on blind people and photography, please visit
Vince’s Parallax: Blind Photography and
Resources on Photography and Blindness – Blind With Camera
Not a Crime – British Journal of Photography launches a campaign to combat the British paranoia about photographers. Most photographers are not paedophiles, terrorists or health and safety hazards!
Not A Crime – group on Flickr
[Video] Blind Photographer: Full of Focus – one of Drew Bedo’s photos will be featured at Houston’s center for photography.
Papworth Trust Photography Competition | East of England | Creative Boom Magazine – the theme for the competition is independence.
re-thinking visual » angels resurrect the listening post – photography and sound by Alex de Jong and laetitia Boulud.
Shooting blind – using a camera without looking through the viewfinder.
Third Eye Views – blog by julie krantz, who is legally blind in one eye, and not too good in the other.
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For more information on blind people and photography, please visit
Vince’s Parallax: Blind Photography
For a very accessible insight into many blind photographers and their worlds, I’d like to recommend th
Blind Photographers Blog
And if you’re feeling brave, you might like to try my slide shows on YouTube –
A new focus on life: Photographer unfazed after surgery leaves him blind – Green Valley News & Sun – Howard Benedict has certainly had a life-changing experience, but life goes on.
Albert Watson – Scotland on Sunday – Albert Watson has made a career out of photographing the bold and the beautiful but his Scottish roots keep pulling him to new projects … and potential retirement.
Blind Photography Block | Losing Vision Gaining Insight – Belinda Brasley faces a crisis in confidence.
Mobile 3D Display With Pen That Feels What You See (video) | Singularity Hub – with any luck, this could be helpful in displaying photographs to blind people.
Oliver Sacks Discusses Vision and ‘The Mind’s Eye’ : NPR – Oliver Sacks, who has a passion for stereo photography, talks about the loss of sight in one of his eyes, amongst other things. Incidentally, "The Mind’s Eye" is available in
Polaroid CES 2011 Teaser Promises Resurrection of Instant Photography – Softpedia – but it’s uncertain what the future holds.
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.
Blind With Camera » Events & News – 24th & 25th Nov 2010 – Photo exhibition at the Leicester Grammar School, Leicester UK. Unfortunately, the exhibition seems to be confined to students and their parents/families. The Liverpool exhibition already mentioned in this blog is part of the short UK tour of this exhibition, and there will also be an exhibition at the Indian High Commission in London.
China and Photography – BBC In Touch transcript – 19 January 2010 – some months out of date, but very much worth a read if you haven’t read it already.
Download The vOICe Learning Edition 1.86 Free – Translates video into sound – targetting artificial sight for the blind – Softpedia – may be useful for those who want a sound representation of photos and other graphics.
Hope through a lens – Hindustan Times – two Mumbai blind photographers will be visiting the DADAFest exhibition in Liverpool.
Layering Light – The World of Blind Photographers – Photo Gallery – LIFE – blind photographer Pete Eckert uses light like a paintbrush.
Please also refer to my
Blind Photography Web Page for more resources on blind photography.
My recent blind photography slide shows on
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Blind photographer takes aim at life – karene203m – Sue McLeod, a Sygney woman, uses her other senses to frame her shots.
Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers – Neil Leifer – Huffington Post – this 30-minute documentary features Pete Eckert, Bruce Hall, and Henry Butler.
[Book] Journeys Through Darkness | By Alina Oswald, Photographs by Kurt Weston – this is the story of Kurt Weston, a long-term AIDS survivor and legally blind fine art photographer.
“Miracle of Sight,” photography by people who were once blind but can now see – Denver Post – Saturday-Nov. 24. Reception: 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $35, $25 in advance. Appetizers, wine and a silent auction is included. The photographers have had corneal transplants.
Partho Bhowmick’s Blind with Camera Photography School launches its Beyond Sight exhibition at Liverpool Cathedral – Liverpool Arts – Entertainment – Liverpool Daily Post – exhibition goe on until December 3rd.
Aiptek i2 3D HD Camcorder Review — Tech Tilt – the review isn’t exactly glowing.
An Insight into my world of photography | Blinkie Photography – Andrew Follows makes a case for more acceptance of visually impaired people in photography.
[Video] Blind Photography – Students at the Rancho Mirage, CA campus of the Braille Institute of America share their thoughts and photographs during a field trip to the Moorten Botanical Gardens in Palm Springs. Students range from partially sighted to totally blind.
Eyes Wide Open event – Rochester Cathedral | Tim Sharp Photography Blog – the project was developed in association with Kent Association of the Blind, and is an exploration in many media of Rochester Cathedral.
Photographer Interview – Andrew Follows & Eamon | Rule of Thirds Photography – Andrew Follows explains how the camera enables him to see. Eamon is his guide dog.
Sight Unseen – International Photography by Blind Artists, Flacon, Moscow – December 3 to 28, 2010. The exhhibition formerly shown in California.
The Perfect Focus: Blog of a legally blind photographer by richfavinger Personal blog of a legally blind photographer. Discussions and postings about Nystagmus, personal views of disability, triumphs, and tribulations of being visually disabled. A showcase of photography work.& nbsp;
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.