Check out this inspiring guest post at A traffic accident left Shaun bound to a wheelchair. As part of his therapy, he was encouraged to take up a creative hobby.

Photography has become an emotional outlet for Shaun in the past six months. He talks about the challenges and benefits he’s receiving from it, and has some advice for able-bodied photographers as well.

“My photos are not as technically brilliant as many of your authors – but that’s not what photography is about for me,” he writes. “For me it is a part of getting well and celebrating life, something I never thought I’d do again.”

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