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THE AFGHAN BOX CAMERA PROJECT AND DIY PROJECT

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Afghan Box Camera

The Afghan Box Camera Project by Lukas Birk & Sean Foley provides a record of the kamra-e-faoree (instant camera) which as a living form of photography on the brink of disappearing in Afghanistan.

Kabul 1950s.  A box camera photograph of Abdul Samad  one of the earliest kamra-e-faoree photographers in Kabul. During the time of Zahir Shah (1933-1973) Abdul Samad travelled around the provinces taking identity photographs for the national identity card; he continued working as a photographer all of his life. He had his own photo shop in the Kote Sangi area of Kabul for over fifty years.  Afghanistan is one of the last places on earth where photographers used a simple type of instant…

Kabul 1950s. A box camera photograph of Abdul Samad one of the earliest kamra-e-faoree photographers in Kabul. During the time of Zahir Shah (1933-1973) Abdul Samad travelled around the provinces taking identity photographs for the national identity card; he continued working as a photographer all of his life. He had his own photo shop in the Kote Sangi area of Kabul for over fifty years. Afghanistan is one of the last places on earth where photographers used a simple type of instant…

An Afghan street photographer, right, takes a portrait of a customer with a wooden-made camera in Kabul

Rodrigo Abd, Associated Press writes: When I was taking pictures for AP in Afghanistan in I noticed a lot of street photographers shooting with vintage box cameras of a style that was used in the century.

Feb 2014. Afghan Box Cameras: how street photographers captured a nation

Afghan Box Cameras: how street photographers captured a nation

Box camera photographers have run a roaring trade for decades on the streets of Afghanistan – but now digital cameras and law changes threaten to consign them to history, writes Sean O'Hagan

Afghan Box Camera Project

The Afghan Box Camera Project by Lukas Birk & Sean Foley provides a record of the kamra-e-faoree (instant camera) which as a living form of photography on the brink of disappearing in Afghanistan.

“a la minute” box camera | Session

"a la minute" box camera

Afghan Box Camera Project

The Afghan Box Camera Project by Lukas Birk & Sean Foley provides a record of the kamra-e-faoree (instant camera) which as a living form of photography on the brink of disappearing in Afghanistan.

Display frame of Izzat Ullah’s box camera. Peshawar, 2012.

In pictures: Afghan box camera

Hand-painted box camera portrait taken by Abdul Samad of his family

In pictures: Afghan box camera

Hand-painted box camera portrait taken by Abdul Samad of his family

Afghan Box Camera Project

The Afghan Box Camera Project by Lukas Birk & Sean Foley provides a record of the kamra-e-faoree (instant camera) which as a living form of photography on the brink of disappearing in Afghanistan.

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