Tag: afghanistan

  • Kamra-e-Faoree: The Afghan Instant Box Camera

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-08 #news #videos
    Kamra-e-Faoree: The Afghan Instant Box Camera

    There was a time when street photographers were a mainstay in Afghanistan but, sadly, that is no longer the case today. In this video, Qalam Nabi demonstrates how he shoots and develops photos using a kamra-e-faoree, their version of an instant box camera. Find out how you can make your own here!

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  • Skateistan - Remembering Those Who Fell Victim to Tragic Events

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-09-13 #news
    Skateistan - Remembering Those Who Fell Victim to Tragic Events

    Our friends at Skateistan - Afghanistan's first Skate School - succumbed to the tragic injustice that is a pre-meditated explosion, last Saturday. Of the 6 Afghani children lost in the incident, 4 were involved in Skateistan. Our hearts and support go out to the survivors and families of those who perished. Please take a moment to read about what you can do to support the brave people at Skateistan.

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  • Striking Vintage Photographs of Afghanistan

    written by chooolss on 2014-07-12
    Striking Vintage Photographs of Afghanistan

    These images give us a glimpse of how Afghanistan looked like not more than 50 years ago, a period that has seemingly lost its way through time.

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  • Jacob Simkin and the 'Schools on the Moon'

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-05-14 #people
    Jacob Simkin and the 'Schools on the Moon'

    After working on "Skateistan, Afghanistan's first skate school, Jacob Simkin has taken on another noteworthy project called "Schools on the Moon." Through this new undertaking, the photographer and teacher aims to give Afghan children a chance to obtain decent education. Read more about our LomoAmigo, his new project, and the role of photography and Lomography in this new venture after the jump!

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  • Combat Zone in Afghanistan: Tintype Portraits by Ed Drews

    written by cheeo on 2013-10-26
    Combat Zone in Afghanistan: Tintype Portraits by Ed Drews

    The love of photography never really leaves anyone. For staff sergeant Ed Drew, he brought his photography artistry during his deployment in the war zone in Afghanistan.