The blind photographer capturing Paralympics
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Rio 2016: The blind photographer capturing the Paralympics

It's not just athletes who have disabilities at the Paralympics.

Behind the scenes, photographer Joao Maia has received praise for capturing beautiful photographs of the Games with a visual impairment.

He can see only one metre in front of him but uses colours, sounds and feelings to capture the shots.

Video journalist: Kathleen Hawkins

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  • 16 Sep 2016
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