Iraq’s Eight-year-old Photographer

I became interested in photography towards the end of my primary school years. I would sit in the media centre during several break periods a week and page through the National Geographic magazines that were there admiring the images… and possibly even more so, the camera ads. I took my first “real” pictures on an old Pentax Spotmatic and sold my old 486 PC to buy my first camera, a Canon A1. Even though I had been bitten by the photographic bug I was still a long way off from having the drive of this 8 year. Check it out.

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Tristan - Founder

Founder of PhotoComment. In a relatively short space of time he has experienced the photography industry almost full circle. From camera repairs, to photographic retail, wholesale, marketing for one of the large camera brands, part time photographer and of course blogger there is hardly a moment when he is not eating, drinking and occasionally getting some sleep where photography is not involved.