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Apple CEO Tim Cook has marked World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Acceptance Month with a tweet, showcasing the talents of a young iPhone photographer shooting model cars.
Saturday’s tweet by Cook talks about Anthony Ryan Schmidt, a 14-year-old photographer on the autistic spectrum. Using his skills, Schmidt takes photographs of model cars, but in such a way to make them look like real full-size versions.
“From the age of six, Anthony has expressed his love for photography,” writes Cook. “He now shares his larger-than-life iPhone images of model cars with fans around the world and his creativity really shines through!”
Along with the #ShotoniPhone and #AutismAcceptanceMonth hashtags, Cook also posts two images taken by Schmidt, a behind-the-scenes shot showing the photographer at work, and includes his Instagram handle.
Schmidt has a sizable audience for his work, with over 37.7 thousand followers on his Instagram account. He also launched his first-ever solo gallery show on April 1st in Washington, which will run until April 29th.