The War in Hipstamatic

a note.

A rare and beautiful look at Afghanistan, through an iPhone.

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Left: Plainclothes Afghan and U.S. security guards at the site of a suicide bomb attack outside the Kabul City Center shopping mall on Feb. 14.

Right (clockwise from top left): A street vendor sells soft drinks; ISAF troops at the site of a suicide bomb attack; the interior of the newly built Gulbahar Center in Kabul on Feb. 20; veiled women in the downtown market of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Feb. 23.

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Left: Lance Cpl. Domingo Espinal, a 20-year-old from Hoschton, Georgia, at Patrol Base Talibjan on Nov. 4, 2010.

Right: Afghan villagers watch a Marines patrol pass by in the village of Kunder on Oct. 29, 2010.

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Left: An elder from the village of Ahmed Khwazi in Helmand province on Nov. 4, 2010.

Right: A policeman directs traffic near a holy shrine in Kabul on Feb. 16, a public holiday commemorating the birth of the Prophet Mohammed.

View the rest of these awesome images here ::: foreignpolicy

  1. lebogang nkoane


    I dig, really, really, dig hipstamatic!

  2. Karabo_Ngoatle

    I bought every lens on my iphone app three days ago, I also dig it too :)

  3. George Gladwin Matsheke

    I find hipstamatic not as user friendly and take a while to process the images ... i use it less. Maybe i need to buy more lens

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