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The WORLD SIGHT DAY on 14th October 2010 was celebrated by conducting photography workshop with totally or low vision children at the Sankara Eye Hospital Bangalore. The event was part of Nanna Kannu – eye care programme for children supported by the Sight Savers International. Seventy six visually impaired children of age between 13 – 18 years were trained in photography during the workshop sessions. In total over thousand pictures were clicked under four themes – “In Touch With Green” (garden at the hospital), “Painting With Light” (traffic light at night), “Inside Out” (inside the hospital building) and “For Better Sight” (objects used for eye testing).
A group of twenty six visually impaired from Goa participated in photographic workshop. They were of age between 12 to 45 years with visual impairement ranging from born blind, late blind and low vision. Here are pictures taken by them during the indoor and outdoor workshop sessions.
Pranav Lal works with a corporate in New Delhi, he is high-tech and extensive user of adative technology like “Seeing With Sound” and has great interest in alternative photography. He attended the Pinhole camera workshop at Goa and created some great images
Kanchan Pamnani is a solicitor who specializes in civil and corporate matters. The interest in photography was evident when she bought her first camera while still in school however the interest had to lie in abeyance during the period of some vision, low vision and no vision.
Bhavesh was born blind. He is a student of St. Xavier’s College Mumbai, his interest in movies is reflected in the storyboard like series of pictures taken by him.
Satvir was born with low vision in both eyes. He is a student of St. Xavier’s College Mumbai and has interest in computer and music.
Vaibhav has low vision in both eyes. He is student of St. Xavier’s College Mumbai and has interest in sports and music.
Ravi was born blind. He studied in St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and completed master degree in Social Science. Currently he is working with the National Association for the Blind (NAB) in Mumbai
”Photography reconnects me to the visual world to which I always belong”
Raju Singh was born with normal sight. His eye condition deteriorated with time and developed partial blindness at the age of five. Presently he has low vision with limited depth of field, he can see the objects like one would see through glass covered with thick grease, far the object foggier it appears. He studied in a blind school, currently working as computer instructor with a corporate. He had taken pictures before.