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Blind Indian Albino Boys

Photographer

Brent Stirton

Reportage by Getty Images

25 September, 2013

Blind albino students stand in a dorm at the Vivekananda Mission School, a boarding school for the blind.

About

Brent Stirton

Brent Stirton is a special correspondent for Getty Images, and a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine as well as other international titles.  He speci...

Background story

West Bengal, India

Blind albino students stand in a dorm at the Vivekananda Mission School, a boarding school for the blind. The school teaches vital skills to blind children from underprivileged backgrounds, who might otherwise have to beg for a living.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/15
Focal length
26.0 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
200
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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