Like This Instagram Snap? Find Out How A Blind Person Took It

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Yeah, we were surprised, too. See, not only is sight fairly useful when it comes to gauging direction, light, and all those little things that help make a photo, well, a photo — it's that the singular machine that creates Instagram images, the smartphone, has an almost completely visual, nontactile interface. Blind people have been taking photos for years, but Instagram photos? How?

Actually, the answer, provided by "The Blind Film Critic," Tommy Edison, is fairly simple. Thanks to voice direction, Edison, who has been blind since birth, is able to navigate his iPhone, snap an Instagram shot, and even pick a filter. Check out the video below to see how Edison — who has a remarkable sense of humor — is able to keep adding images (some lovely, some unfocused) to his feed, merrily providing the world with his unique point of view. (Gizmodo)



Video: Via YouTube