Stories about Photography from December, 2007
Luis Yupanqui Mesías of Peru Viajero [es] recounts some of the sites that he visited and photographed in 2007 and thanks his readers for accompanying him along the way.
photo.imagina posts a beautiful Flickr photo set of shots from Havana, Cuba.
Afromusing posts photos from the Rift Valley of Kenya elections: “Here are some shots i took yesterday at a few polling stations around Eldoret.It was so hot, but people braved the heat and queued in order to vote. By and large it went smoothly in some stations, though in the...
Laith posts pictures from Amman, Jordan, in this post.
Glimpses of life abroad in the 70s (or so) at Sepia Mutiny. Beautiful photographs.
Novala, Europa says good-bye to border-crossings as more countries join the Schengen zone.
The Armenian Patchwork posts photographs taken at a new Yoga center in Yerevan, the Armenian capital.
This is the second post from Bahrain this week; the first covered various celebrations, and demonstrations. In this post we'll be examining the official population statistics, hearing about a frustrating experience in Saudi Arabia, seeing what role graffiti can play in political mobilisation, and acknowledging the debt owed to South Asians in the Gulf.
Mohammad Tajik,blogger and photographer, has pusblished several photos of a poor musician in Tehran.It seems the musician is suffering from leprosy.
Armenia and me posts a photograph and an account of a recent hiking trip in the snow covered mountains north of the Armenian capital.
Kuwaiti firemen were out in full force – to rescue a cat. Read Mark‘s report with photographs here.
Bahraini blogger Ammar shares scenes from his country's national day celebrations in this photo post.
Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Al Adha - which commemorates Ibrahim's (Abraham's) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismael for Allah (God). It also culminates the Hajj, an annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which has this year attracted more than 2 million people. Here's how bloggers from the region marked the occasion.
A land thirsty for water is calling for help. How many more villages would die out due to the drought? How much more land would be eroded, even buried by sand?
The Kuna indigenous group in Panama have had very little access to internet and other technologies. Gilberto Alemancia, is of Kuna ethnicity, and is a well-experienced photographer and a tourism guide. On some excursions, he has conducted digital photography workshops to children in remote regions of the country. Melissa De León had the opportunity to interview Alemancia about his passion.
Slovenian photographer Borut Peterlin does a photo story on a Serbian paramilitary group and leaves Kosovo and southern Serbia with a conviction that “another war in Kosovo is inevitable.”
Now Is Wow creates some interesting effects with her camera, bamboo and natural light.
This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with a ludicrous criminal charge. One blogger is considering leaving the Gulf for a better life back in India, another admits he rarely reads, and a number of others are debating the merits of secularism.
Brazilian and international bloggers have been wishing a happy birthday to Oscar Niemeyer, the prized modernist architect who turns 100 today still very much alive, lucid, working and involved in many projects worldwide.
Revavle posts a set of pictures, capturing the children playing on the devastated area behind the glossy new apartment houses in the downtown of Almaty.
Colombian Flickr users and bloggers united against a regional newspaper that violated a Creative Commons license that a user placed on her photographs, a license which has full legal standing in Colombia. The campaign spread to dozens of blogs and into a Facebook group. However, this was not the first case of media that paid no attention to these licenses.