Introducing our awesome #WarriorOfTheWeek, Sydney! Hear how photography helps her deal with her #VS, along with her advice to the rest of the community. 📸👁🧠

Spotlight on: Sydney Swogger 😁 @sydcanonphotos

“My name is Sydney and I have had Visual Snow for as long as I can remember. I often remember asking my mom and friends if they could see the “dots” in the room, but no one could. I knew my vision was not quite normal, but I brushed it off hoping it would go away. It never did. It wasn’t until my freshman year of college when I decided to figure out what it was. Visual Snow Syndrome popped up, and I instantly knew that’s what I had. While I am only slightly impacted by the snow (driving at night, finding a light switch in the dark, etc.), my love for photography helps me find strength. When I’m looking through the lens, I forget about the snow. Nothing else matters except whatever I am capturing. Photography gave me a way to relax, smile, and connect with others. Finding a passion and sticking to it is the best advice I can give to those who are struggling. Keep pushing on, you got this!”

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Introducing The Visual Imagery Project

The Visual Snow Initiative is excited to announce the release of the Visual Imagery Project (VIP), a 21-day online protocol designed to reduce visual snow symptoms via custom created visual imagery. Those who would like to participate can register now and begin your 21 day protocol. To begin, click here:

  • In order to get the full benefit of the Visual Imagery Project, we encourage you to watch both video tutorials.
  • Only desktops and laptops can be used for the VIP.
  • Only Google Chrome and Firefox browsers will work with the VIP.
  • These browsers are available for download free of charge on the VIP’s homepage.
  • The VIP’s protocol is 21 days and each session is approximately 30 minutes per day.
  • Each day, before beginning the viewing session, you will need to complete a Progress Evaluation. The information you provide will be saved daily in order to track your progress.
  • Due to the size of the visual imagery files used in the VIP, a strong WiFi connection is required. If you experience any technical difficulties with the Visual Imagery Project (VIP), please email us at

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