Video of the Day January 6, 2013
This Blind Photographer Shows How He Uses Instagram

This is pretty cool. Film critic Tommy Edison has been blind since birth. In this video, he shows how he takes iPhone photos with Instagram.

The best line is near the halfway mark when he says, "Why I'm holding the phone up to my face like I can look through the thing is beyond me, but here we go."

You can also see all of Edison's Instagram work here.

Edison also has his own website, featuring his film reviews and a healthy collection of videos in which he comments on different aspects of his experiences as a blind person.

And yes, according to Tommy, it's impossible to describe color to a blind person.


Instagram Scraps Plan To Sell Your Photos To Advertisers And Goes Back To Its Original Terms Of Use

I Was Blind But Now I See: Bionic Eye Helps Woman See Light Again After Twenty Years



Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are pre-moderated/reviewed and published according to our submission guidelines.