Father Photographs Habits of His Autistic Son

San Francisco-based photographer Timothy Archibald began photographing his autistic 5-year-old son Elijah as a way of dealing with the young boy’s diagnosis. Noticing how his son behaved, different from other kids, and knowing that as a parent he was desperately eager to raise his child as best as he could, he felt the need to pour his frustrations into this portrait project titled Echolilia. What he didn’t realize was how much closer it would bring him to his son and allow him to understand Eli better.

Echolilia has been turned into a book and signed copies are available to purchase directly through Archibald’s website.