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· August, 2006

Stories about Photography from August, 2006

Haiti: Haitian Photo Sites

From Haiti, Yon Ayisyen points to (Fr) sites of pictures of Haiti taken by Haitians.


The most horrible of things has just happened to me….my RSS feed for the Kurdish blogs, well for lack of a better term..hiccupped…and all of my feeds are gone. So...

Armenia: Dead Villages

Onnik Krikorian has numerous new posts covering his recent visit to Lachin. Among them are ones on Ditsmayri and Herik, two dead villages in the region.

Nigeria: Pictures and Soyinka's interview

Nigeria in pictures and Wole Soyinka on the future of Nigeria inside Aderemi’s Notebook.

Armenia: Village Life

Zarchka writes on enjoying Armenian village life.

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

Armenia: Habitat

Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photos of a recent Habitat for Humanity project in Armenia.

Czech Republic: Socialist Grocery Store

My Czech Republic Blog writes about a “socialist grocery store” project run by a Czech newspaper: “For at least a year, readers have been sending in photos of the products...

South Korea: protest photos

Darin in Occidentalism posts several protest photos from South Korea, probably in response to Koizumi’s most recent Yasukuni visit.

Cuba: Sweet 15

Robin Thom had the good fortune to be on the right balcony at the right time in order to capture this lovely scene on the Paseo de Prado in Havana,...

Reunion: St-Denis, St-Pierre & St-Paul

Reunion Passion posts (Fr) sunny pictures of the coastal Reunion towns of St-Denis, St-Pierre & St-Paul.

China: SARFT and farts, castrations feigned and intended: let the spoofing begin!

In a recent edition of MindMeters columnist Fang Jun's Marriagement column entitled Love in the Internet Age [zh] is a spoiler of the recently-released Hollywood movie Hard Candy: 危险的水果硬糖 Dangerous...

Cuba: Havana women

Robin Thom has a lovely Flickr photoset called “HavanaWomen” — the title is self-explanatory.

Lithuania: Old Postcards and a Video

Wu Wei posts old postcards of Lithuania's capital Vilnius and “a very enthusiastic video of modern Lithuania.”

Cuba: El Capitolio

Daniel Mauermann has a Flickr photoset of Cuba's capitol building in Havana, which is modeled after the one in Washington D.C.

Cuba: The pierced guy

Daniel Mauermann‘s “Cuba People” photoset on Flickr includes many striking images, but none more striking than this. As Daniel explains in an e-mail: The pierced guy is a poor handicapped...

Cuba: Portraits of a people

Daniel Mauermann has a wonderful Flickr photoset comprising images of Cubans from all walks of life, including one extensively pierced individual smoking a cigar.

Armenia: Photo Manipulation

Onnik Krikorian uses the dismissal of a Reuters freelance photographer in Lebanon for manipulating photos as a springboard to discuss photojournalists’ ethics and photo manipulation in Armenian media.

Ukraine: Victor Yushchenko the Anti-Hero (Or Not)

Victor Yanukovych is Ukraine's new prime minister, and it looks like the president, Victor Yushchenko, is the nation's new “anti-hero.” At least, this is what LJ user didaio concludes (UKR)...

Bangladesh: heritage

Ihtisham Kabir writes in Back to Bangladesh about the dilapidated states of two of the Dhaka's oldest buildings. 'Bara Katra' and 'Chhoto Katra' are the monuments of the seventeenth century...

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