As a young boy Abdul Satar learnt his trade from his father in the family shop. Years laters when heavy fighting broke out in the locality during the civil war, he was forced to close down the store and travel to Peshawar in Pakistan to work. Sadly, the shop was destroyed during the conflict, but later he managed to re-open a new one on the same site.
The services Abdul Satar now offers are completely digital, and he's disparaging about the new technology (even if he reluctantly excepts there's no reasonable way of earning a living without it).
"A computer is not an art, that [kamra-e-faoree photography] was an art," he bemoans. "A computer is not a skill, that was a skill!"
He softens his tone to remember the analogue past: how he used to stay up all night penciling in negatives to candlelight.