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just updated my gallery with photos of Iraq from the last two weeks.

by [a former member] at 2005-04-23 01:47:33 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Baghdad , Iraq | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Alan . good to hear from you , stay safe!

by [former member] | 23 Apr 2005 03:04 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→
Great shots, Alan. The photo with the troops sitting down and the cranes in the background, what building is being reconstructed? Is it a mosque?

by John Cullen | 23 Apr 2005 08:04 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
It’s not a building being reconstructed. President Hussein (aka Saddam) was in the process of building the world’s biggest mosque before the American invasion. Apparently it still sits in limbo.

Alan, is that your powerbook the soldiers are looking at? They’d always seemed to be PC types to me.

by Derek Henry Flood | 23 Apr 2005 10:04 | Brooklyn, United States | | Report spam→
no, that is the soldier’s own computer! some of the budding DJs, photographers, and film-maker types in the Army get Apple Macs, and, of course, his is much newer than mine. i’m still on the white G3 iBook here…

And yes, that is Saddam’s unfinished mosque. i believe that construction was stalled or at least slowed even before the 2003 invasion, due to lack of funding…

Not much actually gets “reconstructed” around here.

by [former member] | 23 Apr 2005 21:04 | Baghdad, Iraq | | Report spam→
Great pics, Alan. Thanks for sharing them.


by Wayne E. Yang | 25 Apr 2005 03:04 | New York, Uruguay | | Report spam→
thank for sharing your photos alan and glad you are safe.


by annie tritt | 25 Apr 2005 09:04 | missouri, United States | | Report spam→
Hey Alan,

Thanks for the viewing. Amazing really how times have changed!
Maybe you could show some of these images to Apple for their archives… or even document a story for them in exchange for a new laptop+ — just a little idea…

stay well,


by [former member] | 27 Apr 2005 07:04 | NYC, United States | | Report spam→
yep – if you want us to start a signature drive that this photo warrants unlimited sponsorship of one Alan Chin by Apple Computers for all eternity, I’ll be the first to sign. Love it! Also like the bizarre not-quite-powerpoint-presentation training session.
wishing you lots more great & safe shooting out there,

by Katja Heinemann | 07 May 2005 14:05 | Brooklyn, United States | | Report spam→
Alan! Glad to hear from you. Good work. Can’t wait till your back. Just send the word and I’ll get the dim sum crew together. Stay safe. Stay secure. Keep in touch!


by [former member] | 07 May 2005 18:05 (ed. May 7 2005) | New York, United States | | Report spam→

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