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· August, 2007

Stories about Photography from August, 2007

Ukraine: Crimea

On the last day of summer, here's a translation of LJ user drugoi's photo report on his trip to Crimea, one of the favorite summer tourism destinations in the Soviet...

Bahrain: Camera Jogging

Bahraini Ammaro takes his camera along for a jog and this is the result.

Iran:Iranian historical buildings in 6 photos

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger, has published Iranian historical buildings in 6 photos.The blogger has given an explanation about each one.

Vietnam: wedding ceremony in photos

Yoann describes a Vietnamese wedding from a foreigner's perspective. He is pleasantly surprised that to hear familiar french songs during the ceremony (Fr).

Iran: Cheetah Project and Beautiful Sabalan

The celebrated photo blogger Mohammad Darvish dazzles our eyes with a beautiful shot of Sabalan mountains in Northwestern Iran. What a wonderful way to start the week and continuing coverage...

Uganda: Bloggers Respond to Controversial Daily Monitor Articles

Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has gotten a lot of press recently in the form of a number of articles written by Katherine Roubos, a 22-year-old...

UK, Caribbean: Colours of Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest summer festival, is a celebration of both Caribbean culture and London's multicultural heritage. Images posted by various Flickr users give glimpses of the carnival's colours...

Iran:Iranian nature in 50 photos

Kosoof, a leading photoblogger, has published more than 60 photos to show different aspects of Iranian nature.

China: Bringing blogging to the countryside

Three years ago this man shot to fame when he blogged a bloody murder that took place in broad daylight downtown Beijing and the botched police handling of the case....

Iran:New experience, new photos

Kosoof, a leading photoblogger,shares his new experiences in his blog.

Kannada: Independence, festivals and more

20 runners from 12 countries; the youngest among whom is a 23 year old American woman and the oldest, a 60 year old American man; an Indian, Sunil Jayaraj, from...

Syria: Through the Bloggers’ Cameras

Hovic and Abd are two friends from Aleppo in northern Syria. They are also among the finest photo bloggers on the blogsphere. Hovic and Abd's Blogs, named, Syria Looks and...

India: Photographs from a temple

Photographs from a temple at Prabhu n Ferrari. “Tiruvalam is around 25 kms from Vellore. There is a very famous Sivan temple there called as ‘Vilvanatheeswarar Devasthanam’. “

Iran:Iranian nature

Mohammad Darvish, a leading environmental blogger,shows us great photos of country's nature in his photoblog.

Bangladesh: Aftermath of Flood

(The extent of flood in Bangladesh : Satellite Photo taken on August 3, 2007 courtesy Cegisbd) This year's floods have claimed 587 lives in Bangladesh so far. The floods have...

Morocco: An Introduction to Peace Corps Bloggers

Morocco is home to a rather diverse group of English-language bloggers, as I'm sure you have observed. While many are native Moroccans utilizing their English skills and still others are...

Syria: On Lebanon and Motorcycles

Just as the heat is cooling from an inter-Arab spat involving Jordanians and Iraqis, we move on to the Syrian blogosphere where bloggers are fanning the flames of a Palestinian-Lebanese...

Iran:Too Sexy Photos?

Kamangir says that Fars News site removed a set of pictures taken at a women’s sports event. Apparently, they were too sexy for them.Recently Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,Iranian president, said Fars News...

Belarus: Andrei Liankevich

TOL's Belarus writes about Belarusian photographer Andrei Liankevich's exhibition in Dresden.

Russia: St. Pete Pics; A. Kostia's Short Story

Random pictures from St. Petersburg, including one of a pub called Puberty – at Megan Case's blog. Also, a translation of A. Kostia's short story, Mama.

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