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Afghanistan: No Photo


Travis Beard / Argusphotography

The trials and tribulations of trying to shoot pictures in armed city. In today’s sanitized and politically correct environment, getting the picture is becoming as difficult as getting the picture published. The fertile ground for photojournalists at the moment is of course Iraq and Afghanistan but unless they tow the government and military line, getting the picture is just not going to happen. 1800 word Article Available.


 

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ANP stand guard infront of a suicide blast and do not let media enter

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 25/08/2007

 

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Britsih soldiers push back the media away from a suicide blast

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 25/08/2007

 

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Britsih soldiers push back the media away from a suicide blast

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 25/08/2007

 

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Every year the Ministry of counter narcotcs puts on a show to ministers and ambassadors by burning a symbolic amount of drugs to prove they are doing their job. in this case 6 tonnes of hashish, opium and heroin.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 27/06/2007

 

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Sign infront of military base says no photographs.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 09/03/2004

 

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Sign infront of military base says no photographs.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 29/07/2008

 

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Sign in front of house says no photographs alod to be taken.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 29/07/2008

 

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Sign in public says no photographs alod to be taken.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 10/10/2007

 

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Sign in EUPOL entrance says no photographs alod to be taken.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 29/06/2008

 

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Sign inside military airfield says no photographs. In the new age of technology, terrorism and suspicion, many public places, private places and politically sensative places now persist in no photographs being taken.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 20/08/2007

 

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Sign at the exit of the UNMAS airport in KAIA

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 21/11/2008

 

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Sign infront of military base says no photographs.

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 07/12/2006

 

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A ISAF soldier takes a photograph of a photographer in Kabul

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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A police officer from the Urzagan dept inspects my camera at the entrance of Matiullah Khan office (local warlord). in 2001 National hero Ahmad Massoud was killed by terrorists posing as journalists with a bomb inside a camera.

Tarin Kowt, Urazagan, Afghanistan - 01/04/2009

 

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Sign at the entrance to the UN offices on Jalalbad road

Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan - 21/11/2008



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