Russian Haircuts by John Voos

10 September 1988 – Originally shot for The Independent

Russian soldiers give each other haircuts, Kabul, Afghanistan, 1988, by John Voos. The banality of war, an image that remains timeless.

  • This is Classique, at its longest edge the print will be 35.5 cm long with an overall length of 51cm framed.

    It is printed on Fuji Lustre photographic paper and will have a white mount surround with solid wood frame.

    • 160 £

    This is Forté, at its longest edge the print will be 60cm long with an overall length of 77cm framed.

    It is printed on Fuji Lustre photographic paper and will have a white mount surround with solid wood frame.

    • 310 £

    This is Alu-Forté, at its longest edge the print will be 60cm and floats on the surface of your wall.

    It is printed directly onto aluminium with a super glossy finish and comes with mountings.

    • 310 £

    This is Alu-Grandé, at its longest edge the print will be 90cm and floats above the surface of your wall.

    It is printed directly onto aluminium with a super glossy finish and comes with mountings.

    • 425 £
    51cm longest edge
    51cm longest edge
    51cm longest edge
    51cm longest edge
    77cm longest edge
    77cm longest edge
    77cm longest edge
    77cm longest edge

    (Rest of the World £50)

About John Voos

John Voos is a photographer who is comfortable photographing people from all walks of life, from Prime Ministers, to Russian soldiers. His skills were tested daily while working for the Independent newspaper he joined the Independent in 1986 and stayed with them for 16 years.

John is an editorial photographer who values professional integrity, has a sharp news sense, and an eye for detail. In two consecutive years he has had a selection of photographs published in the World Press Photo competition yearbook.

John worked as a freelance for The Times and as a staff photographer for the Independent newspaper and was assigned to cover domestic and international stories.

Assignments overseas included covering stories in conflict zones such as Afghanistan and the Middle East.

John moved from taking photos to editing photos transitioning from photographer to features picture editor and acting picture editor for both the Independent and the Sunday Independent.

John now works for the international news agency Thomson Reuteurs.

About John Voos

John Voos is a photographer who is comfortable photographing people from all walks of life, from Prime Ministers, to Russian soldiers. His skills were tested daily while working for the Independent newspaper he joined the Independent in 1986 and stayed with them for 16 years.

John is an editorial photographer who values professional integrity, has a sharp news sense, and an eye for detail. In two consecutive years he has had a selection of photographs published in the World Press Photo competition yearbook.

John worked as a freelance for The Times and as a staff photographer for the Independent newspaper and was assigned to cover domestic and international stories.

Assignments overseas included covering stories in conflict zones such as Afghanistan and the Middle East.

John moved from taking photos to editing photos transitioning from photographer to features picture editor and acting picture editor for both the Independent and the Sunday Independent.

John now works for the international news agency Thomson Reuteurs.