‘Thinka' by Jonathan May Captures Different Levels of Sight

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jan 30, 2012 • References: jonathanmayphotography &
The photo series titled ‘Thinka’ by Jonathan May depicts the daily struggles that blind and visually impaired children experience on a daily basis. More importantly, it brings to light one way this disadvantaged youth receive help. The Thinka Primary School in Kenya, a non-profit organization funded by the Salvation Army, provides a safe haven for visually impaired children while also catering to their special needs.

Thinka by Jonathan May is a simple portrait project that illustrates the different levels of sight these children have. May creates a sight gradient beginning with a child who has 60% vision to a child with zero vision. He contrasts the vivid portraits of his subjects with the exact same one blurred out to show what it is like to see through their eyes. Stats for Blind Children Portraits Trending: Older & Chilly
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