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As Afghanistan’s vintage wooden box cameras disappear, one man seeks to preserve their legacy

As Afghanistan’s vintage wooden box cameras disappear, one man seeks to preserve their legacy

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The wooden box instant camera, or the “kamra-e-faoree” as it is known in Dari, is disappearing from the streets of Afghanistan. This type of vintage camera has survived multiple wars and even a Taliban ban on photography during the hardline group’s first rule. But it’s finally showing its age as Afghanistan moves towards a digital landscape. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com Follow us on: Website: https://www.scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/ #scmp #Asia #Afghanistan


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