Photography by Blind Artists (01:48)
Sighted photographers marvel at the ability of non-sighted people to perceive light. "Sight Unseen" exhibits accomplished blind photographers.
Pete Eckert (02:46)
Eckert lost his vision to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Douglas McCulloh explains how Eckert produces his work beginning with mental construction. Eckert photographs a diner and discusses losing his vision.
Henry Butler (01:44)
Butler had infantile glaucoma which resulted in the loss of sight. He began playing piano at the age of six. Vibrations allow him to enjoy photography.
Bruce Hall (02:20)
Hall was born with an under developed optic nerve. He shoots underwater photographs; he uses cameras to see. McCulloh discusses the elements of Hall's photographs.
Hall's New Project (01:51)
Hall photographs his twin autistic sons; their functional life skills are low. McCulloh reflects on the images capturing two levels of chaos. Photography is a form of therapy for Hall.
Becoming a Photographer (02:59)
Sighted photographers reflect on sight and the ability to understand an image. Butler, Hall, and Eckert discuss their photography beginnings.
Images from a Non-Sighted Place (02:08)
Sighted photographers reflect on seeing images and knowing a camera. Douglas McCulloh thought blind photography would be "chancy."
Painting with Light (03:03)
Eckert discusses his artistic approach to photography. He has complete control of his art.
Photographing New Orleans (04:31)
Butler photographs the interior of his house that was damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Andrea assists Butler on many projects. Butler enjoys photographing people.
Macro Shots (02:10)
Hall uses an underwater digital Nikon camera. His lack of eyesight leads him in different directions. Seeing his images once he returns home is always a surprise.
Blind Photographers (02:22)
McCulloh describes blind photographers as "highly determined individuals." Sighted photographers review prints from blind artists. Butler, Eckert, and Hall reflect on the joy of their work.
Credits: Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers (02:02)
Credits: Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers
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