I met my girlfriend, Aisling, when we were studying together in Chicago, at UChicago. I was majoring in psychology and she was studying medicine. I was really nervous leaving home and going to college. Even though I like to think that I’m a confident guy, living with a condition like albinism that so obviously marks […]
I have what’s known as type 1 oculocutaneous albinism. This means that I have little to no pigmentation (a chemical called melanin) in my hair or skin. It also affects the level of pigment in my eyes and, consequently, my eyesight. There are a lot of misconceptions about people with albinism. As a rule, we prefer […]
Let’s admit it: Portraits of albino people have some kind of magnetism attraction that makes you keep your eyes hammered to the canvas. Anna Danilova, in addition, makes really beautiful pictures. (Image credits by Anna Danilova. See the full gallery here).