Category Archives: Afghanistan

24 posts later: a year of blogging on Developing Pictures

I just noticed that it’s almost exactly a year ago that I first set up Developing Pictures and posted to this blog. So, to mark this momentous anniversary, I thought I’d just share a list of the 24 posts that … Continue reading

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A little bit of history repeating? Some thoughts on Burke+Norfolk in Afghanistan

Simon Norfolk’s new exhibition at the Tate Modern, entitled Burke + Norfolk: photographs from the war in Afghanistan by John Burke and Simon Norfolk, has just opened this last week, and I thoroughly recommend paying it a visit (it’s actually free). … Continue reading

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Faces of hope: powerful portraits of two young women in Afghanistan

The powerful, haunting portrait above, of a young Afghan woman mutilated by the Taliban, by South African photographer Jodi Bieber, has this week won the World Press Photo of the Year 2010 award. Eighteen-year-old Bibi Aisha had her nose and … Continue reading

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