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· December, 2006

Stories about Photography from December, 2006

St Lucia: Atmospheric landscapes

Arnold Pouteau has a Flickr set of atmospheric photos from St. Lucia.

Russia: Moscow Half a Century Ago

LJ user fool_4_lifetime found a rare photo album in a Moscow dump – Im Flug nach Moskau, by Erich Einhorn, ARTIA, 1959 – and scanned and posted 60 spreads of...

The Shadowy World of 419, Posing With a Crocodile And Santa Claus in Ouagadougou

What happens when scammers go digital? The result is the shadowy world of 419. Scribbles from the Den, a Cameroonian blog, has a post about these scammers “I Go Chop...

Trinidad & Tobago: Flickr Photoset

See Trinidad & Tobago from some interesting angles in this Flickr photoset by klj_francis.

Ukraine: The Black Sea

Ukraine List posts satellite photos of the Black Sea.

Ukraine: Chernobyl Photographer

Ukraine List writes about the first photographer on the scene in Chernobyl.

India: A monastery in Zanskar

It isn't has wonderful photographs from Zanskar of a monastery called Phuktal. “The monastery, which belongs to the Yellow Hat Sect of Tibetan Buddhism, has a history which dates back...

Benin: Pictures of Schools

Expat blogger Anne Au Benin posts (Fr) pictures of Benin schools.

Global Voices Delhi Summit Slideshow

Day 1 of the Global Voices Delhi Summit is well underway and the photos are starting to emerge on Flickr. Here is a slideshow. People are contributing their photos of...

China: I have no legs

A lump of coal would actually come in handy for the cold souls in Petitioner Village this winter, judging from the stories told in The China Next Door, a photo...

India: Marathon in Pune

Some wonderful photographs by the shad king of a marathon in Pune. “There were an estimated 35,000 participants in this year’s marathon. Of course, the term “marathon” is used very...

St. Lucia: Flickr Photoset

A Flickr photoset of beautiful shots from St. Lucia by Arnold Pouteau.

China: Beijing bloggers drop the ball?

There's been a lot of response to police in the southern city of Shenzhen‘s decision late last month to put two hundred men and women arrested in connection with prostitution...

Russia: Stunt Protests and the Law

On Nov. 17, the Russian Duma approved a bill that abolished minimum voter turnout (20 percent) for all elections in Russia. Today, president Vladimir Putin has signed it into law....

Madagascar: Election in Pictures and Cartoons

L'odyssee de Tattum posts (Fr) pictures of the candidates in last Sunday's presidential election and the cartoons that spoof them.

Ukraine: Pirogovo

Ukraine List links to a Flickr set of photos of Pirogovo, the open-air museum of Ukrainian folk architecture.

Iran:A history behind a Pulitzer winner Photo

Kamangir writes about Iranian photographer Jahangir Razmi who took 70 pictures of an execution in Kurdistan on Aug. 27, 1979. One picture won the Pulitzer Prize.The blogger adds It was,...

Kyrgyzstan: Bazaar

Tolkun Umaraliev writes about the charms of Central Asian bazaars, saying that anyone visiting the region should make visiting a bazaar their first destination.

Lebanon: The Babes of Hizbullah

Are Hizbullah babes as photogenic as Hariri's? A debate has broken out about whether the most recent crop of demonstrators are as telegenic as those of the March 14 crowd....

Japan: old photos

Morgan Pitelka in Frog in a Well blogs some invaluable old photos from 1951.

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