U.S. Troops Teach Photojournalism to Afghan Female Students in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, left, and U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, right, arrive at the Directorate of Information and Culture building to teach photojournalism to students in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Schulte, a platoon leader, and Stroup, a public affairs officer, are assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The session is part of a 15-day media training course offered to both male and female journalists. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • An Afghan woman listens to Humayoon Zahin, the leader of a two-week photojournalism skills course, talk to the class before beginning the day's training at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, left, observes as an Afghan female journalist discusses the "rule of thirds" during a photojournalism training course at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Afghan female journalists attend a photojournalism training course at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, standing, and Afghan female journalists look at an example of photo composition on a digital single lens reflex camera during a  photojournalism training course at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, standing, uses his camera to show Afghan female journalists an example of "leading lines" during a photojournalism training course at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • An Afghan female journalist takes a photo during a photojournalism training course at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives, left, listens in as a photojournalism course is translated for students at the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Ives, a hospital corpsman and team photographer, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, left, conducts a debrief on Forward Operating Base Farah following a mission to the Directorate of Women's Affairs building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Schulte, a platoon leader, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives, left, prepares to clear his pistol with other team members after completing a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Ives, a hospital corpsman and team photographer, is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup