A bed for Kuchi babies

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© Teresa Nabais
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UploadedFebruary 24, 2010
TakenJuly 14, 2009
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/50 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
ISO250
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The Kuchis are Afghan Pashtun nomads. Some of the Kuchi have stopped their migrations inside Afghanistan and live in extremely poor conditions in slums in the outskirts of cities like Kabul.

7 responses

  • Digital Imageer

    Digital Imageer said (24 Feb 2010):

    very touching.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    So sad but good to make people more aware, I voted.

  • Liam Diamond

    Liam Diamond gave props (2 Mar 2010):

    fantastic shot, reality, at its worst when viewed, but I'm sure in the real world these children are loved and care for deeply by their parents. Not all have 6 figures on the pay packet. Thanks for sharing!

  • Teresa Nabais

    Teresa Nabais said (2 Mar 2010):

    These children seemed to be very loved and cared by their parents. They lived in squalid conditions but they looked friendly, welcoming and proud. The older kids had fun while being photographed.

    I realized during this trip that pride, no matter which conditions people live in, is part of the Afghan culture. And this both for men and women.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 May 2010):

    A most excellent entry.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (3 Nov 2010):

    Sad but true!

  • samhauss

    samhauss said (9 Mar 2011):

    Great capture

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