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· October, 2008

Stories about Photography from October, 2008

Venezuela: How Children Show Their Community Through Photography

Ancla2 is an educational cooperative devoted to teaching photography, technology, and media skills to children from small and poor communities in Venezuela, who have discovered a new way to see...

Afghanistan: Nuristan, in Pictures

We've had enough doom and gloom in Afghanistan for a while, yes? So here's a pretty picture of Aranas village in Waygal district of Nuristan.

Bangladesh: Photographs of Sundarbans

Desherchobi posts some lovely pictures of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh after a recent safari trip.

Scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Mark, from Kuwait, shares those scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange.

Morocco: Beni Znassen Mountains

From Morocco, Hassi Milli shares scenes from the Beni Znassen mountains.

Nagorno Karabakh: Mass Wedding

517 Design [RU] posts photographs of a mass wedding which took place in the disputed mainly Armenian-populated territory of Nagorno Karabakh during which as many as 700 couples tied the...

Japan: Wallpaper pictures

Sinsoku VIP [神速VIP] has a long list of “cool and sad” pictures to stick on your wall [ja].

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 1

The first of three articles that will take us around the virtual campfire to hear stories about ghosts and enchantment from Brazilian folklore: Cuca, Negrinho do Pastoreio, Boitatá and Curupira,...

Iran: Tehran's metro in photos

Thanks to Akhbari, an Iranian blogger, we can discover Tehran's metro in photos.

Laos: Bike trip

GV author Caroline blogs about her bike trip in Laos

XDR-TB: Photographer Brings Emerging Disease Into Focus

In 2007 renowned war photographer and photojournalist James Nachtwey received a TED Prize, granting him $100,000 and one wish to change the world. Nachtwey's wish was to share a vital...

Kuwait: Blast from the Past

Kuwaiti Fernas links to an archive of photographs of a British family who lived in Kuwait in the 60s and 70s.

Nepal: Plane crash in Lukla

Bimal Gautam, a photojournalist from Nepal posts some photos of the crash of an Yeti Airlines plane in his photoblog. 18 persons died in the air crash in Lukla today...

Kenya: Website to Showcase the Real Nairobi

Frank writes about 24 Nairobi project in Kenya: “Check out this cool website called 24 Nairobi which contains nice pics.Its aim is to showcase the real Nairobi apart from the...

Japan: Street View and Public Space

The debate about Google's new Street View service in Japan, which sparked criticisms following its launch over a perceived lack of cultural sensitivity, has come back into the spotlight with...

Iran: Golshifteh Farahani, Iranian top actress in NewYork

Several Iranian bloggers such as Karaa reported [fa] about Iranian actress,Golshifte Farahani's interview for her new film, Ridley Scott's “Body of Lies” in New York. Watch her photos here. Many...

Japan: Photos that evoke the senses

Have a look at Sinsoku VIP [神速VIP] for an amazing list of photos that evoke the senses [ja].

Japan: 1st Keitai Photo Awards

id:heimin posts pictures he's taken with his keitai [mobile phone] camera over the last year [ja], including: shots before and after he shaved his head, close-ups of cutting nostril hair,...

Japan: Jiyugaoka Street Exhibition 2008

Space Journal has pictures of an ongoing street exhibition in Jiyūgaoka (Tokyo) held today and tomorrow (Oct. 4-5), designed by architecture group g86 [ja]. The show, located on Shirakaba street...

Japan: Cirque du Soleil ZED

Blogger sky2525 posts photos of her night out [ja] at Cirque du Soleil ZED in Tokyo on Oct. 1st, as well as some pictures of cats doing a few circus...

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