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· June, 2006

Stories about Photography from June, 2006

Reunion: Fruits and Vegetables

Reunion Passion posts (Fr) pictures of fruits and vegetables of La Reunion as well as shots of underwater Indean Ocean animals.

Russia: Photographs Critiqued

Wu Wei writes about Simon Roberts’ photos of Russia published in Granta and some of the realities they convey: “I know what he means, but I'm not sure he really...

China: Braving breast cancer

“They meet for tea and chip in,” writes OneManBandwith blogger Lonnie Hodge of a close group of terminal breast cancer patients in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in ‘The...

Laos: Visiting Luang Prabang

The people at Brett & Angie's Asian Adventure blog post pictures of Luang Prabang, the former capital city of Lao. They write “Having spent 7 days here, I can honestly...

Ukraine: Trip to Chernobyl

MoldovAnn posts an account of her trip to the the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: “…wild land, more or less untouched by humans for the past 20 years. […] It was breathtaking,...

Iran: Hope & Homeless People

Dark Dreams has published several photos from sleeping homeless people in Iran and writes ” life goes on we have hope”.

Taiwanese Oversized Wedding Albums

Jason from Wandering to Tamshui talks about Taiwan’s booming wedding photography industry, and a book called “Framing the Bride“, written by Bonnie Adrian. Looking past the ridiculous fads and soft...

Polynesia: Sand Samples

Blog a Sables posts (Fr) photos of the sands of famous French polynesian beaches, including a shot of the sand on Marlon Brando's beach in Tetiaroa. The palette is impressive...

Armenia: Yerevan Photos

Christian Garbis offers random photos from Yerevan, many of which are of old buildings set for demolition.

Georgia: An Armenian in Tbilisi

Zarchka writes about Tbilisi and Georgia, remarking on the difficulties associated with trying to speak Russian there, noting the parks and scenery in the capital, and contrasting the country with...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Photoblogging Sarajevo

A restored building in Sarajevo – by Seesaw/Quod/Zdenka Seesaw (aka Quod, aka Zdenka) has been blogging about the Balkans for a year and a half at Balkan-Scissors. Here's how she...

Albania: Posters & Banners

Our Man in Tirana offers a selection of posters and banners from Albania.

China: Internet access in Tibet

Virtual China has a guest blogger today, Kathrine Hoersted, who brings us a post looking at the young Tibetan woman with whom she lived during her graduate research in a...

East Timor: Back Underwater

The blogger at Timor-Leste's Underwater Wonderland is back diving after a month of chaos that disrupted day to day life and tourism.

Mongolia: Omnogovi

Luke Distelhorst has photos of a recent trip to Omnogovi, Mongolia, where he went to help install equipment for a radio station.

Polish Blogosphere Roundup

With almost 20,000 names (and counting) added to a digital petition against a restrictive DRM (Digital Rights Management) bill in the Polish legislature, Poland IP news and resources reports that:...

Iran: Handmade Indusrty Exposition

Hezar o yek rozaneh has published several photos from Tehran's Handmade Industry exposition. We can see women in local cloth and handmade decorative products.

From the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United States of America

In July, Somongkol Teng will leave Cambodia for the United States to pursue a master's degree in Higher Education Administration. Under the US State Department's Fulbright grant Somongkol plans to...

Ukraine, Russia: Dreams of a Biased Person

Ukrainian LJ user parasolya may admit to her anti-Russian bias a bit too eagerly, but all she wants is for Ukraine to be on friendly – and neutral – terms...

DRC: UDPS Sends Delegations to its Diaspora Branches

UDPS Liege posts pictures of recent UDPS meetings involving party delegations from Kinshasa in Liege and Anvers, Belgium. It encourages (Fr) its worldwide members to mobilize for June 30, date...

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