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· May, 2008

Stories about Photography from May, 2008

Lebanon: Palestinian Children's Exhibition

Lebanese Rania Masri writes about a photography exhibition by the children Palestinian refugees, living in camps in Lebanon. “500 cameras were placed in the hands of 500 children in all...

Kazakhstan: Nature of Kazakhstan

MissLuckyAndCrazy posts some magnificent pictures of the diverse and wild nature of Kazakhstan.

Zimbabwe/South Africa: Stand Up for Zimbabwe

Photos from a protest march for Zimbabwe in Pretoria, South Africa: “These images were taken at a protest march in Pretoria yesterday. The signs say it all.”

Myanmar: Beyond Rangoon Project on Flickr

Latest pictures of relief operations in cyclone ravaged Myanmar can be accessed at Beyond Rangoon Project.

Iran:Two Persian Women in 1900

Here is a photo from two Persian/Iranian women in 1900,showing two different styles.

Iran: Beautiful Nature

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger from Iran, has published a beautiful photo from Iranian nature.

Poland: Photoblogs

Polandian reviews Polish photoblogs.

Kyrgyzstan: Talas Tripping

Azamat posts some pictures from his trip to Talas, a town in the east of Kyrgyzstan, featuring the mausoleum of Manas (the epic hero), new nomads and traffic accidents.

Soviet History: Milk Stores on Flickr

Stephan of Everybody I Love You has created a Soviet Milk Stores group on Flickr (four pictures there so far).

Brazil: Brazilian Network of Virtual Memory

Marcos Palacios [pt] brings the news of a project that aims to automate and make available online collections of all national institutions which have a visual or textual heritage. “The...

Caucasus: Creative Commons

Social Science in the Caucasus posts more details, including a video, on Creative Commons and comments on the importance of introducing the licensing concept to the South Caucasus. My Caucasus...

Africa: They don't take photos in Africa

Do they take photos in Africa?: “Pieter Hugo, the South African photographer, is the only African featured in JUXTAPOZ’s “Photo Issue” that came out this month. I guess we’ll have...

PangeaDay: an event lived worldwide

Pangea Day took place Saturday, and people from different parts of the world got together to watch movies and be a part of the worldwide event where movies, speakers and...

Armenia: Charity Football Match

Dominic in Armenia, a Peace Corps Blog, posts photographs of a charitable football match recently held in Yerevan with the involvement of international aid workers and under-privileged local children. The...

Taiwan: April 26th 2008, a Usual Day and a Special Day

190 photographers all over Taiwan took their cameras and pressed the shutter for the photo blogging relay to make a 24-hr record of Taiwan. These photos and links are uploaded...

Vietnam: Demolition photo

Saigon Today posts a picture of a demolished structure in Saigon, Vietnam. He notes that “There is plenty of construction and redevelopment happening all over town.”

Bangladesh: Beauty of summer

Ahmed Sharif posts some beautiful pictures of the nature of Bangladesh during summer in his photo blog Desher Chobi (Images of Homeland).

Iran: Nuclear Fashion

Thanks to Hamed Noori, we can watch a young Iranian woman models an Islamic covering with atoms in the shape of a nuclear logo used as part of the design...

Malawi: Reactions to former president political comeback

Recently, the United Democratic Front (UDF) of Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi had a convention and elected him as their presidential candidate in next year's election. His only challenger was...

Armenia: Balloon Festival

A new blog from Armenia, Lifelines, posts photographs of the first ever balloon festival held in the country. The blog says that the event was a resounding success and enjoyed...

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