Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· July, 2008

Stories about Photography from July, 2008

Vietnam: Floating market

Mango shake, anyone?? published several pictures of a floating market in Can Tho, Vietnam.

Paraguay: Recent Photos of Asuncion and Luque

Muna Annahas posts recent pictures from her visit to her home in Asuncion and Luque, Paraguay.

Morocco: Analyzing Obama

Moroccan expat Ibn Kafka [fr] remarks on which Muslims U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama will have his photograph taken with.

China: Xinhua PS News Photo

Donews looked into a Xinhua photo in which you can see a twins and the sudden change of floor texture as a result of PS editing.

Lebanon: Flashmobbers

Lebanese Flashmobbers hit the streets of Beirut on Saturday (July 19) and slept on the sidewalks of Ain el Mreisseh for five minutes and that was captured in photos by...

El Salvador: Photographer Nominated for Journalism Prize

Photographer Álvaro López was recently nominated for the prestigious Ibero-American New Journalism prize for his series called Terrorism in El Salvador. His photos showed a violent confrontation between a protestor...

Latvia: Arnis Balcus’ Photoblog

Arnis Balcus has started a Latvia photoblog: “Here I want to display my findings because the things that interest me are very often taken for granted and passed away unnoticed....

Photos of Preah Vihear

John Vink posted several photos of Preah Vihear temple which captured the tension between Thailand and Cambodia. Both countries are claiming the historic site.

Brazil: São Paulo 360°

Would you like to have a look at São Paulo without going there? Paulo Bicarato [pt] tips about the website BR360, Brazilian panoramas and virtual reality.

Colombia: Freedom March Around the World

After the rescue of 15 high profile hostages held in the FARC's power on July 2nd 2008, the same group that organized the last global march on February 4th against...

Environment: Updates from African Bloggers

In this edition of Global Voices environment we check in with the African environment bloggers, who have fascinating pictures to share, discussions on solar technology, concerns about forest re-allocation and...

Vietnam: Street vendors

Street vendors were banned from Hanoi's thoroughfares. But noodlepie observes the order had little impact as shown by some of the images in flickr.

Summer Early in Kuwait

With the mercury increasing as the summer sets in in Kuwait, bloggers are busy looking for distractions this summer vacation. Among them is Zdistrict, who goes on a trip to...

Iran:Pictures do not Lie!

Kamnagir, an Iranian blogger, points out that a photograph published of the recent missile tests in Iran is from the same test that was photographed 2 years ago. Read more...

China: Great Wall of China now wheelchair-accessible

Good news for wheelchair-bound sports fans, as written on Joseph Taggart's Blogspot blog: “In preparation for the Special Olympics in Beijing, an elevator was recently installed to make the top...

Slovenia: Archaeologist Borut Križ

Borut Peterlin posts a portrait of Slovenian archaeologist Borut Križ and writes about his work.

China: AI's Human Rights Beijing 2008 campaign

Red.CBGB at Bullog.cn has posted several of the images from Amnesty International's Beijing Olympics human rights campaign in a photo post, ‘Olympic project’. ‘It feels like a little too much,’...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site