Blinded Spanish photographer makes 3D photos

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Almost total blindness hasn’t put off artist Juan Torre from producing photographs that are appreciated by those with and without perfect vision. The Spaniard has managed to achieve this by creating photos which the public can literally feel and touch.

This has been part of a long journey for Torre, who suffered almost total blindness after contracting Behcet’s syndrome at the age of 30. This left him with just 6 percent vision. He had worked as a photographer ever since starting college and this setback was not going to put him off doing what he loved best.

“There are generally two reasons why I keep taking photographs. First I use the technologies in modern cameras like the sound notification in cameras which helps me, as well as autofocus,” he told RT.

“Secondly, I take photographs because this used to be my profession when I worked in media. I normally…

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