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Albinism

Indoors, it is important to place lights for reading or close work over a shoulder rather than in front.

Gustavo Lacerda’s Striking Portraits of People with Albinism

lol the tiger and lion are Photoshopped, that's not what they look like when they have melanism.

Cream, Igor Klepnev The combination of androgyny and albinism, and the poses - he looks so very fragile and delicate, almost unworldly. -vk.com

Parents Rosemere Fernandes de Andrade and her partner Joao are dark-skinned Afro-Brazilians, yet three of their five children are albinos

One person in 17,000 in the U.S.A. has some type of albinism. A common myth is that people with albinism have red eyes. In fact there are different types of albinism and the amount of pigment in the eyes varies. Although some individuals with albinism have reddish or violet eyes, most have blue eyes. Some have hazel or brown eyes. However, all forms of albinism are associated with vision problem.

People with albinism always have problems with vision (not correctable with eyeglasses) and many have low vision.

Beautiful Albinism. How can one look so flawless? It's like looking at a porcelain doll.

Albinism is actually a defect in amino acid metabolism. Normally the amino acid Tyrosine (Y) is converted into melanin (the pigment found in skin and hair). Those with albinism have a defective tyrosinase enzyme which performs this conversion.

SOMETIMES THE MOST DIFFERENT IS ALSO THE MOST BEAUTIFUL....Why oh why do we higher creatures fear or shun all that is different from us. I think different is often the most beautiful. What a beautiful girl....so fragile and pale and lovely. SH.

wow! now that's how to work your look no matter what

the opposite of albinism called melanism,a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black.... (proof that mistakes can be beautiful)

  • Kaylah Davis

    Photoshopped. Please delete this to stop the spreading of misinformation. Unfortunately 300+ already fell for it and shared it with others. But it would still help if you deleted this.

  • Southstar Creative

    beautiful improvement

portraits focusing on people with Type 1 albinism Inspiration for Balder or Heimdallr

In types with slight pigmentation, hair appears more yellow or red-tinged and vision may be better

Melanistic jaguar - Melanism is an overabundance of black pigment in animals and is actually the opposite of albinism and even more rare.

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South African model named Thando Hopa, who is using her visibility to address the negative perceptions surrounding albinism

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Kulshan, a boy from India with albinism, 2005. Photographer: Andreas Deffner

A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer — rarer even than albinism — produces all-black offspring in that species which are known as “melanistic” or “melanic” deer.

Albinism is a condition in which a person has an often complete lack of pigment in their skin, hair, and eyes. In not only occurs in humans but in all other vertebrates. Unfortunately, people with albinism face discrimination as many are ignorant towards their appearance.

The opposite of albinism called melanism, a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black

how is it possible to be so flawless when you express such an obvious flaw? albinism. its insane. one of the most phisically unattractive diseases as defined by society, made beautiful by a single girl.

  • leanet vasquez

    I would say it's a genetic mutation, not a disease. But she is gorgeous. :)

The many shades of blackness, Deejay Jewell. Albino african man

Such a powerful picture. Such beauty and serenity.

My daughter has Albinism also-only red hair and blue eyes from Changsha,Hunan!!!