aljazeera.com have a great article on their Features page covering a group of photojournalists operating and reporting from Afghanistan.
….Hossaini is one of a handful of young, talented Afghan photographers who, despite scarce funding, have gained international prominence with the encouragement of exceptional mentors. These photographers are now showing their embattled country to the world – unhindered by cultural and language barriers – through an Afghan lens…..
….Under Taliban rule, small headshots for government documents were an exception to their photography ban. Waezi manned a camera booth outside a police station, and secretly worked after-hours as a wedding photographer…..
Read the full article here: Afghan photographers shoot to glory