Blind journalism student takes on photography class

From last month, but worth a read – the story of Ashley Welford-Costelloe, a blind journalism student at Conestoga College in Ontario, US, and her determination to complete the photography module of her course.

“It’s not as hard as I thought it would be,” says Welford-Costelloe, 23. “All I need help with is how to hold the camera. I just need someone to show me where to point the camera.”

She has an aide for that, provided by the college. The aide acts as Welford-Costelloe’s eyes, by telling her where the subject is in the frame. Then Welford-Costelloe pushes the button to shoot the picture.

Full story at this link…

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