I am a photographer who is born Deaf.
I see my deafness as a strength, not a barrier.
My world of silence sharpens my sense of seeing,
and helps me focus while I wait for the moment.
I love capturing the raw emotions
and body language of people.
When I am not on a shoot,
I’m on the streets observing
life through my lens.
Hello, I am Issy!
SPRMRKT: “DINING WITH A CONSCIENCE”The collection is inspired by her resilient grandmother, who has lived a fulfilling life well into her silver years, and was a collaboration between Isabelle and her cousin, Tham Yin May. Isabelle is also a beneficiary of the TODAY Enable Fund.
Published: 7 Nov 2017
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Through the lens of photographerLiving with grace through the lens of photographer born with disability
Published: 18 Nov 2017
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Mad About Singapore 2017Another noteworthy Instagrammer who had three photographs exhibited is 23-year-old freelance photographer Isabelle Lim, who is deaf and has a rare genetic disorder called Nager syndrome.
"For me, photography is a way to save memories and communicate with my viewers," she said through sign language.