Stephen Wiltshire, Human Camera


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Stephen Wiltshire was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3.  He was mute and didn't relate with other people.  However, he is what is called an autistic savant.  It is like a deaf person can see sharper, or a blind person can hear things others can't.  Stephen is able to draw anything he sees, from memory, like the entire city of Rome.

His website has a large gallery of his work, and also some prints/originals for sale.  Some one needs to teach him how to pixel.

Posted by Ensellitis @ 10/2/2006 23:36  |    8

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halfDemon (Level 6 Hitman) @ 10/5/2006 19:59

That's insane. He is purely amazing.

This is quite coincidential. We're discussing autism in my English class.


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REO THE FOX (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/4/2006 08:47
wait i was thinking about another guy but with the same thing.

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Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 10/3/2006 18:20
nah, not poor them...  thats probably what they think about us...

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nihilyst (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/3/2006 17:28
I saw a documentation about those savants, and I prefer to understand my surroundings, the faces of people and what they mean, instead of the ability to photocopy in my mind or solving enormous mathematic problems. Those are poor guys, but for them ... it's normal.

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Larwick (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 10/3/2006 14:38

Yeah, £2000 is crazy, hardly enough i think.
Really cool.


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inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 10/3/2006 13:56
He can't tie his shoes because his brain is all filled up with photographic memories. Motly our brainz are focused to the communication part in the early age, his was focused to the surroundings, living in a world of his own. Cool!

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Dazz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/3/2006 12:01
Whoa, that guy is freakin' crazy!
Someone actually bought a picture he drew for £2000! How crazy!

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REO THE FOX (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/3/2006 10:06
He is amazing. i have seen an docomentary about him.He can remember evrything he reads,but he cant tie his shoes

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