Zak Piper August 12, 2015 New Photos of Mes Aynak in September's Edition of National Geographic! Zak Piper August 12, 2015 Mes Aynak is profiled in this month's edition of National Geographic in a thought-provoking article and series of photos. You can view these photos in the gallery above, or on the National Geographic website. All credit goes to photographer Simon Norfolk. To read the article by Hannah Bloch, click here.