photos from war torn Afghanistan
September 13, 2011 5:30 PM   Subscribe

Burke + Norfolk. Photographs from the War in Afghanistan, by John Burke and Simon Norfolk (previously).
posted by wilful (13 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Dear photography professionals,

I greatly admire your work and the effort you put forth documenting the human experience, but I must beg you to stop using Adobe® Flash® to display your work on the web. It makes for a horrible experience and detracts from the message you're trying to convey.
posted by jsavimbi at 5:39 PM on September 13, 2011 [5 favorites]

Thank you, jsavimbi, for expressing exactly what I wanted to say. After trying to navigate this miserable site for 3 frames, i said Fuck it dude I'd rather go bowling
posted by growabrain at 5:50 PM on September 13, 2011

Afghanistan: August 2011
posted by homunculus at 6:39 PM on September 13, 2011 [3 favorites]

Afghanistan: August 2011

I encourage everyone to follow that link.

Local residents watch the burning NATO supply oil tankers following an attack by gunmen on the main highway at Kolpur village, 25 km (15 mi) south of Quetta, on August 22, 2011.
posted by Trurl at 7:39 PM on September 13, 2011

Trurl, your point? Should they ignore it and walk by? Throw buckets of water on it?
posted by IAmBroom at 7:51 PM on September 13, 2011

From homunculus' link

The Taliban clearly want a propaganda boost from the five-hour attack.

The video appears designed to undermine that propaganda effort.

Erm, hello, this is a five hour attack on the US Embassy in Kabul. I think the Taliban are winning this one!
posted by wilful at 8:39 PM on September 13, 2011

Trurl, your point?

To quote the caption of the photograph I was linking to, thereby informing people what to expect if they clicked the link.
posted by Trurl at 9:34 PM on September 13, 2011

The photo of the burning tanker trucks is incredible.
posted by KokuRyu at 10:19 PM on September 13, 2011

Afghanistan, September 2011
posted by homunculus at 1:15 PM on September 23, 2011

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