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· September, 2008

Stories about Photography from September, 2008

Georgia: Frontline Photos

Popular Photography's blog features photos and an account of the war between Georgia and Russia by New York-based photojournalist Jonathan Alpayrie.

China: Imprison for Faking Tiger

Do you still remember the South China Tigergate issue? The farmer, who claimed to have taken the photo is now facing criminal charge and may be put into prison because...

Kazakhstan: New landmark of Almaty

Adam posts pictures of Esentai district, which will include Mariott hotel, residences, offices, retail etc – a projects that changed the Almaty cityscape.

Japan: MIRAI brings together gadgets and the Internet

Alpha Bloggers announces a free event [ja] in Tokyo entitled, “Mirai: synthesis of gadgets and the net” (MIRAI:ネットとガジェットの融合), to be held on October 20th from 7pm to 10pm near Kudanshita...

Japan: Photos from Iriomote

Blogger id:mereco posts amazing photos [ja] from her trip to the island of Iriomote [西表島] in Okinawa, Japan. Photos from the trip include pictures of cows, hermit and coconut crabs,...

Japan: Uni likes the bathtub

At Uni no Himitsu Kichi (うにの秘密基地), Japanese blogger sauta19 posts photos of her cat [ja] Uni following her into the bathroom and on top of the bathtub, a place that...

Kuwait: Rabbit Outside the Mosque

Kuwaiti Frankom [Ar] found a rabbit outside the mosque … and shot it – with his mobile phone's camera, of course.

Azerbaijan: Urban Development Blog

Social Science in the Caucasus comments on a new blog established to monitor urban development in Baku by two German researchers. The blog includes commentary and photography and is at...

China: Life of Ordinary Chinese People

kdnet has a set of photos depicting the everyday life of ordinary Chinese people.

Bangladesh: Eid & Puja shopping

With the Eid & Puja festivities nearing the people of Dhaka are busy with shopping. Dhaka blog posts some photos of Eid shopping in the city.

Bangladesh: Images of nature

Desher Chobi posts some beautiful pictures shot in the Botanical Garden of Dhaka, Bangladesh as a part of the photowalk organized by Flickr group “Shudhui Bangla”.

Uganda: One Happy Lady

Glenna posts photos of “one happy lady” in Gulu, Uganda.

Japan: The true revolution of Google Street View

Blogger id:bohemian_style reflects on the launch of Google Street View in Japan [ja], noting that the way the service is viewed differs depending on where people are living: in modern...

Iran: Remembering Rasoulov, a Passionate Artist

Mohsen Rasoulov, a passionate Iranian photographer, artist, cartoonist and photo-blogger was one of 68 passengers who lost their lives when an Iran-bound Boeing 737 crashed at the end of August...

Japan: Takeda Castle, the Japanese Machu Pichu

An entry entitled “Japan's Machu Pichu? The ruins of Takeda Castle, Castle to the Heavens” [ja] posted at Tomorrowearth.com has an incredible set of photos (more here, here and here)...

Iraq: Look at the World – Where is peace?

Today a mixed bag of posts. A meeting of old friends, a little politics, a coin of excellence, a dose of female geekery and, if you read to the end,...

El Salvador: The Diversity of Faces

Miguel Angel Servellón publishes some of his photography showing the diversity of faces from El Salvador [es].

Bangladesh: Celebrating Ramadan

Dhaka Dweller describes the culture of Ramadan in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh accompanied with photos. Back to Bangladesh posts more photos adding some Iftar colors from the streets of...

South Korea: Han River

Robert Neff from Ohmynews! posted some historical photos of Han River (from an exhibition) to indicate how the river changes over time.

Belarus, Ukraine, Russia: Chernobyl Photo Essay

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe links to a photo essay created by teenagers from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia for the International Conference on Chernobyl held in Belarus in April 2006: “It...

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