Arts, Culture & Media

Photographer Uses Civil War Era Technique in Afghanistan


Ed Drew uses civil war era techniques to capture his photographs in Afghanistan.


Photo: Ed Drew

In the age of digital cameras, it's not all that common to see photographers use laborious techniques to capture photos. Especially not in war zones. 
But photographer Ed Drew, a staff Sergeant in the California Air National Guard, has taken up the challenge. 
He used a civil-war-era technique to create portraits of his fellow comrades in Afghanistan. The results are stunning.
Anchor Carol Hills speaks with him about his motivation and experience.

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