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She Is Blind. And She Takes Photographs

By Rediff Get Ahead
December 17, 2021 15:24 IST
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Israa Ismail, a 22-year-old visually-impaired photographer from Alexandria, Egypt, depends on her senses of hearing and touch to take pictures.

Please click on the images below for glimpses from Israa's life. 

IMAGE: Israa poses with her camera, her beloved companion.
All photographs: Hanaa Habib/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Israa uses her sense of touch to understand the dimensions of her subjects. While taking pics, she also talks to them to be aware of their positions.

 

IMAGE: Israa travels for an assignment with her mother.

 

 

IMAGE: Israa has turned her disability into her greatest gift.
She is seen here taking a pic of a woman and her baby.

 

IMAGE: After clicking their pics, she shows it to her subjects to get their approval.

 

IMAGE: The photographer gets clicked with the sun setting in the background.

Photographs curated by Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Feature presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com

 
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