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Portraits of grief

The family of Saifuldin Salah brought in his photo for retouching, the background and cartoon graphics were added. Salah was four when killed in a violent incident in Baghdad. (Saad Khalaf / LAT)
In Baghdad
Mazin Farouq sits at his photo processor, printing digital images. Apart from memorial portraits, people also order prints of photos documenting explosions and killings, often to pursue compensation claims. (Saad Khalaf / LAT)
Photo begatives
Mazin takes a look at photo negatives before printing them out. (Saad Khalaf / LAT)
“Martyr Sarah Zuhair” reads the caption on a portrait of a girl killed in an explosion at a police station in Baghdad. (Saad Khalaf / LAT)