Stories about Photography from February, 2008
India: Hazrat Nizamuddin
Indian Muslims Blog on the shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi.
Armenia: Post-Election Revolution Scenario?
That there would be mass demonstrations immediately after the presidential election held last week in Armenia was known long ago. Many observers also figured on yet another attempt by the radical opposition to stage a colored revolution of the type seen in Georgia and Ukraine. However, few expected it to succeed, but a week after the 19 February vote, the situation is now gearing up for what might be serious confrontation between opposition supporters and the authorities.
China: Photoshop Era
Wangxiaofeng talks about the coming of Photoshop era and how such tool is serving the redistribution of interest (zh).
Myanmar: Mandalay YadanarPon Market Fire
Myanmar bloggers are posting photos and reports of fire outbreaks in two major cities, Yangon and Mandalay. Nearly 3000 people have become homeless due to fire at Hlaingthayar, Yangon and damages are yet to estimated for Mandalay's YadanarPon Market fire.
Taiwan: Photo Talks
A new website called veryXD is becoming very popular in Taiwan. Visitors are encourage to write caption for the photos and share with others.
Armenia: Women March for Ter-Petrossian
The Armenian Patchwork posts photographs of yesterday's march by female supporters of former president Levon Ter-Petrossian following last week's disputed presidential election in Armenia. Meanwhile, reporting on the same rally, my Armenia Election Monitor 2008 revisits the Babe Theory of Democratic Movements.
Armenia: Post-Election Protests
The Armenian Patchwork posts photos from one of the post-election protest demonstrations staged by presidential candidate and former head of state, Levon Ter-Petrossian. The blog says that to date there has been no coverage of the rallies held to protest the 19 February presidential election in Armenia on national television.
Africa: The dust horror
“Between Conakry and Bamako there are 1000 km of motorways. First forests, then mountain, savannas after. It is a gift to the eyes and a way to ease the 15 hours’ drive. The trip ends in a bath of dust, by the entrance to Mali's capital”. On publishing an incredible...
Iran: From Prague to Iran
Michal Svec, a young Czeck man has published several photos of his trip to Iranian cities.
Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week
Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for Kuwaitis employed in the public and private sectors. Abdullatif AlOmar has more.
Kazakhstan: Park in Almaty
Kamneed is posting picturesque photos of the central park in Almaty, a city called Southern capital of Kazakhstan. The shots shows us how this small piece of calmness in the heart of noisy city is looking this winter.
Trinidad & Tobago: Cultural Preservation
“Even as we fret about the loss of our historic architecture, we are losing the architects of our history”: Blogging from Trinidad & Tobago, The Liming House writes about the importance of preserving “our collective memory.”
Taiwan: Release Netizen!
The Hong Kong sexy photo gate effect has extended to Taiwan. Police has arrested a netizen who shared photos with others under local obscenity censorship law. Portnoy pointed out that the police has no power to define the nature of the photos, and Taiwanese has the right to enjoy pleasure....
Armenia: Opposition Protest
Following a disputed presidential election on Tuesday, The Armenian Observer says that 50,000 people have rallied in support of former president Levon Ter-Petrossian in downtown Yerevan. However, other sources such as the international media and local bloggers such The Armenian Patchwork put numbers far lower. The latter blog also posts...
China: More Fake Photos
Netizen from China dig out more fake photos circulating in the mainstream media, some of those had won photo awards. ESWN translated a local report on the fake Qinghai-Tibet railroad photo, and there is another award-winning photo in doubt called “The Pitiless Fire” (also via ESWN).
Abu Dhabi: Picture of Development
Tom Gara shares a view from his window in Abu Dhabi.
Amit Gupta: A self confessed geek
Amit Gupta is a software engineer who works as a web applications architect in India and is a self confessed geek, in other words, someone who literally lives, breathes, sleeps and talks the Internet. With such a high tech profile, it doesn't come as a surprise that he has been...
Hong Kong: Ng Tung Chai Waterfall
Jack Szeto posts some great photos of Ng Tung Chai Waterfall(zh) in Hong Kong.
Myanmar: Mr & Miss Valentine Photos
Blogger MgHla posted the photos of “Mr & Miss Valentine” competition that he attended on the Valentines’ Day. He also complaint about having to leave the show early and couldn't get to see the winners for the sake of keeping the curfew issued by the Missus back home. One of...
Kazakhstan: Series of Road Photos Continued
Mikhail posts new picture from his numerous road adventures, featuring the astonishingly miserable, middle-age-like road in the Western Kazakhstan.
Armenia: Opposition Rally
The Armenian Patchwork posts photographs of a pre-election campaign rally held by former president, Levon Ter-Petrossian, in Armenia's second largest city of Gyumri.