[BTS Video] How to Use an Afghan Box Camera
Here’s a fascinating video of 44-year old photographer Qalam Nabi. He is one of two street photographers left in the capital city of Kabul. The son of a street photographer himself, he started shooting at the age of eleven. Watch as he demonstrates how to use his instant camera. He does all of the developing inside the box, and repeats the process to turn the negative into a positive image. If you’d like to know how to build your own Afghan box camera or ‘kamra-e-faoree,’ this website will provide you with instructions.
Via: James Dimagiba
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