Ian Treherne is a photographer based in Essex, England. He was born profoundly deaf. At 15 he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. A degenerative condition that causes severe visual impairment, eventually leading to complete blindness.
This video from Wex showcases the truly inspiring story of Ian and his work. Voiced by Ian himself, we get some insight into what it means to be a deaf and blind photographer. Why he does it at all. And how he uses photographer to overcome the isolation and anxiety he experiences daily.