Wars are fucked up and unnecessary, period. But when humans are pushed to the edge and forced to think on their feet, creativity and ingenuity can flow best for some, even at the worst of times.
This series of photographs shows factions of savvy Syrian fighters creating DIY weapons with any material they get their hands on. Recycling used weapons, using video game controllers to activate machines guns, compasses on smart phones to guide anti air-craft weapons and improvised shotguns. For more, head to The Atlantic.
Photos by Elias Edouard.