a new project idea

whilst rummaging around in the detritus of the house (as cats are wont to do), kitty discovered this:
it's a "Vision Simulator Card" from the Ohio Optemetric Association.
being the creative girl she is, kitty thought it might be neat to take a series of photographs using this.

maybe a series of every day tasks (like, for instance, making breakfast), but with each of the 5 filters used.

the filters it has:
normal vision - healthy eyesight

macular degeneration - loss of central vision, causing a blank spot in the center of vision

diabetic retinopathy - new blood vessels grow along the retina, causing vision to seem blurred by white flakes

glaucoma - fluid pressure increases within the eye, causing a kind of tunnel vision


cataracts - clouding of the eye lens, causing a milky film to cover vision.

the reason being, kitty has always been vaguely obsessed with how people see, and eyes in general, and often wonders how people see when there is something wrong with their eyes.

kitty herself is nearsighted, and wears glasses to drive and see farther than the other end of the dining table clearly. it took her until sophomore year of high school to realise that there was something wrong with her eyes. she thought everyone saw the way she does. it simply never occurred to her that the board was not blurry for everyone. (no really, it never occurred. kitty can be kind of selectively stupid like that sometimes.)

so, here's the question:
good idea? back to the scratching post?
any questions?

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