End Frame: Training for Local Storytellers

July 30, 2012

© Manoocher/Webistan

An Afghan girl raises her hand to vote during elections held in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, May 2002. Photographed by mentor, instructor and photojournalist Manoocher Deghati. 

This year, Afghan photographer Massoud Hossaini won a Pulitzer, and prizes at World Press Photo, POYi and the Best of Photojournalism competitions for a photograph of the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, last December. Hossaini says that when he took up photography in his late teens to call attention to injustice, he never imagined he would someday...

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