- Latif Al Ani is the "father of Iraqi photography"
- He will be honored this evening by the Prince Claus awards
- His images document everyday Iraqi life in the 1950s and 1960s
- Saddam Hussein's Baathist party forced him into retirement in the 1970s
(CNN)Latif Al Ani, the 84-year-old photographer who first captured Iraq during its cosmopolitan mid-20th century heyday, has created a unique memory bank of everyday life in the country over decades of restless change.