Meet Iraq's youngest photographer. He is 8 years old.


10 Responses to “Meet Iraq's youngest photographer. He is 8 years old.”

  1. Promit Roy says:

    The camera is almost certainly a Sony H1 megazoom compact, just FYI.

    • Damien says:

      You’d be surprised how little different the type of camera makes. What matters most is the skill, empathy, attitude, artistic talent, and sharp observation of the photographer. On that basis, I think Qamar Hashim has a bright future.

  2. teapot says:

    So cute to see such a little man taking such excellent photos!

  3. SedanChair says:

    “I am free and not afraid of their tanks.”

  4. BombBlastLightingWaltz says:

    Adverbial denotation sanction. IMO

  5. kmoser says:

    Headline: “Meet Iraq’s youngest photographer”. Article: “He is the youngest Iraqi photographer to win several local awards….” Video: “…Iraq’s youngest professional photographer.” So, while he’s young, he’s not necessarily “Iraq’s youngest photographer.”

  6. Guest says:

    I would really appreciate it if Boing Boing could please refrain from posting articles about eight-year-old children who have better skills than I do.

  7. Brad H. says:

    Get that kid a Leica! But I’m sure all the young hip Iraqis would prefer a mirrorless camera with some Saddam-era glass.

  8. nesnora says:

    The second photo with the sleepy bookseller (who looks like Mr. Henry Beamis from the Twilight Zone ep.”Time Enough at Last”) looks like a typical office here at Random House. :/

  9. habbi1974 says:

    “women carrying trays of pastries in Sadr City” is my favourite…

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