How Everyday Colors Change with EnChroma Glasses

March 10, 2021

A lifestyle photographer with color blindness documents all the ways his world of color has changed.

A lifestyle photographer with color blindness documents all the ways his world of color has changed.

@jayrmcdonald

Since that first night the sun laid to rest over the horizon behind the Canadian Rocky Mountains and covered itself with a blanket of cloudy cotton candy, I have had a hard time taking my EnChroma glasses off. Everyday now I try to go for a walk in the afternoons and document things I didn’t know were in existence before or I thought were the wrong colour...

I asked my girlfriend or pals to confirm all of the colours, that’s how I know what they are

These pictures are not my finest work of course, just quick iPhone snaps as I go through my daily life. As a photographer and someone who revels in borrowing moments to turn them into memories, almost as if each day of life is a memoir magazine, the gift of colour is the greatest gift I have ever received.

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Watch Jay’s first EnChroma moment

Jay R McDonald is the co-founder of Roam Creative and a professional commercial photographer with red-green color blindness. His work has been featured on National Geographic, Sony Alpha Universe, Folks Magazine, Explore Canada, Travel Alberta, Swoop Airlines and many more.

Follow him on Instagram at @jayrmcdonald or find him on Roam Creative’s website at www.roamcreative.ca



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