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Iqbal II


Fifteen year-old Iqbal has been married for two months. Today is the veil ceremony, where she will exchange her childhood crimson veil for a married woman’s white headdress. She struggles and cries as the older women around her get ready to fasten the white veil on her head.

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Collection: Instagram


During my fourth expedition to Afghanistan’s Pamir mountains, on assignment photographing the isolated nomadic Kyrgyz community, for a National Geographic magazine feature story titled “Stranded on the Roof of the World” (February 2013). Shot in winter 2012.

Print Details

Format: Archival print, printed with pigment ink on acid free Hahnemühle paper.

Exclusive Edition of 18

Signed and titled on the back.

Image Size: 75 cm x 60 cm

Print is sold unmounted


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This print will be printed to order in Lisbon and will usually ship within 2 weeks of receipt of payment.

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