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· October, 2007

Stories about Photography from October, 2007

Cuba: The Power of Imagery

Child of the Revolution blogs about “a new exhibition…looking at the ‘use and abuse’ of that now-ubiquitous Alberto Korda photograph of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.”

Lebanon: Arts and Artists

The Lebanese blogosphere is not solely composed of political blogs you know, and thank God for that. Some artists are using blogs to display their paintings, music and other artistic...

Armenia: Former President Makes Political Comeback

In what can be considered one of the most important political developments in the short 16-year history of Armenia as an independent former-Soviet republic, the country's first president, Levon Ter...

China: Tiger! Tiger?

Zhou Zhenglong, a villager in Shaanxi shot pictures of a wild South China tiger, but its veracity was soon put under questions by netizens. As the government and experts joined...

Dubai: Xmas Already?

Christmas is coming early to Dubai this year, notes Seabee in this post.

Egypt: The Definitive Photograph

The Skeptic from Egypt links to a photograph from another blog, which he describes as The Definitive Photograph.

Georgia: Rolling, Rolling, Rolling… Rawhide!

Kaukasus posts photographs of an annual cattle drive held in Tusheti.

Iran:Iranian lovers in trouble in 8 photos

Husband shows in 8 photos how two Iranian lovers were controled by a security agent and got into trouble.The agent checked their identity cards and found out they are not...

Armenia: Rally Against Poverty

Transitions Online's The Armenian Patchwork posts a photo story with accompanying text on a rally held in an outlying district of Yerevan to protest global poverty. The event was ironically...

Environment: The Greening of Nairobi and Possible Land Grabbing at Mt. Kenya

There is some good news and bad news coming out of Kenya. The good news is the greening of the capital city Nairobi, and the bad news is the unfolding...

Philippines: Deadly Mall Blast Shocks Filipinos

Citizen journalism and citizen punditry is alive in the Philippine blogosphere, and we saw this within minutes of a deadly blast at the popular Glorietta mall in Makati City, the...

Iran:Zoo in Photos

Nika has published several photos of a Zoo in Tehran.The blogger regrets that these animals are kept in small cages.

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 3)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the last of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Dominica: Celebrating Independence

Steve's Dominica posts a Flickr photoset of some of the island's Independence celebrations.

Meet Maggid Mjengwa – Tanzania's Photoblogger

Today, we are introducing you to Maggid Mjengwa. Maggid is one of the leading photobloggers from Tanzania who has been trying to combine blogging, photography and political activism. Apart from...

Suriname: Photographing Fort Zeelandia

A visit to Fort Zeelandia in Suriname makes Trinidadian Taran Rampersad realise that “not all culture is as free as on the web”. He also posts photos of the fort...

Myanmar: A Journalist's Debrief

Karen Coates blogs about an event at the Foreign Correspondents club in Thailand where a photojournalist presented pictures of recent events in Myanmar.

USA, Caribbean: Images of Broward Carnival

Photographically Yours posts a set of images from the 2007 Broward Carnival at Flickr.

Egypt: Rich Bird Life

Egyptian blogger Mostafa Hussein discovers Egypt's rich bird life in this post.

Barbados: Photo tour

Cheese-on-bread! posts a photographic tour of central and eastern Barbados.

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