Posts Tagged seeing beyond sight
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.
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Vince’s Parallax: Blind Photography. You can also see a slideshow of some of my photos on Flicr below.
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Ability Adventures’ Accessible Tours in New Zealand, where photography is one of the activities.
Blind Shooting – short video showing how a press photographer might get a shot when not in direct view of the subject.
Film Maker Captures Absurdity, Empty Threats Of Police Terror Stop Laws | Dark Politricks – in London, it clearly pays to know your legal rights if you’re a photographer or film-maker.
Lighting the Way: Pictures Help People See from Another Point of View – the story of Tony Deifell and the experience of teaching visually impaired children to take photographs, which led to the book, "Seeing Beyond Sight".
No Space Exists – lodrorigdzin (Alex de Jong) writes of a further loss of sight that affects his interest in photography, and is driving him towards other means of expression.
Quality Underwater Cameras – some suggestions for divers and those who want to photograph in wet weather conditions.
Review: The Beautifully Flawed iPhone 4 – some of the improvements in the new smartphone, and some of the pitfalls.