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· November, 2008

Stories about Photography from November, 2008

Moldova, CEE: Rural Bus Stops; Hammer & Sickle @ Flickr

Photos of rural bus stops in Moldova – at Scraps of Moscow. A link to a Hammer and Sickle group on Flickr – at LimbicNutrition Weblog.

Ukraine: “No Other Home: The Crimean Tatars” – in Romania and Online

Maria Sonevytsky of My Simferopol Home announces the upcoming exhibition of the “No Other Home: The Crimean Tatars” project in Bucharest, Romania, in mid-December, and links to a related story...

Mumbai: The Taj Hotel Burns

Photographs are appearing on flickr and elsewhere, allowing us a glimpse beyond the visuals provided by mainstream media. Arun Shanbhag has a post full of photographs – from blood pools,...

India: First photographs of Mumbai blasts on flickr

The first photographs from Mumbai on flickr are coming up. Vinu from Vinu's Online Cloud has uploaded a lot of photographs from the streets of Mumbai. MumbaiHelp is back online...

Bahrain: Blast from the Past

Bint Batutta in Bahrain links to photographs from Bahrain in the 50s from LIFE magazine's photo archive.

Latvia: Images of an abandoned past

Arnis Balcus’ Photo Blog posts pictures of the abandoned Soviet secret town of Skrunda with the military radar station once scanning space against presumed western missiles.

Japan: Suginami Ward proposes removal of Street View images

Following on a request by the Machida city council for regulation of Google's Street View service, recently introduced in Japan, Asiajin reports that the ward of Suginami in central Tokyo...

Bangladesh: Tour on Padma river

Kristin Boekhoff posts about a photographic boat tour on the mighty Padma River in Bangladesh.

Rain in the Middle East

It's raining in the Middle East and bloggers are taking to their keyboards to register their thoughts about the change in climate. Here's review of what some bloggers in Saudi...

Afghanistan: A Slice of Life at FOB Kalagush

Not your typical embed: Andrew Klavan spent a few days with Forward Operating Base (FOB) Kalagush. It's quite well-written: despite the requisite Kipling shout outs (though they make much more...

Afghanistan: Mired in Combat

An interesting pair of stories in the New York Times illustrate brilliantly just how complex the problems facing the United States in Afghanistan and Pakistan really are. The first is...

Russia: “Different Family” Photo Project

"These people may have no home, no jobs. They may be doing drugs, their neighbors may hate them, and they may be banned from entering a theater because of their...

Thailand: Funny toilets

Bangkok Guru posts funny pictures of toilets in Thailand.

Haiti: Dire Situation

Konbit Pou Ayiti says that “although most of the world has moved on from the tragic stories of the four powerful storms that thrashed Haiti in August and September, Haitians...

Bangladeshi Photographers in Flickr

Arup at Sachalayatan introduces us to twenty talented Bangladeshi photographers from Flickr and their works here and here [bn].

Trinidad & Tobago: Due Credit writes a post about copyright infringement and the local blogging community.

Jordan: Automobile Expo

Ali, from Jordan, visits the Automobile Museum, where he took a few pictures of cars which were owned by the late King Hussein.

Bali after the bombings

El Marco returns to Bali and posts pictures of the monument at the site of the 2002 Bali bombings. He also observes: “I found a land and a people painfully...

Sri Lanka: Photos of LTTE fighters

Cerno points to some interesting and rare photographs from the territory occupied by the LTTE fighters in Sri Lanka.

Armenia: Obama Endorsement

Bekaisa [AM/EN/RU] posted a photograph of a sign outside an Armenian church in the U.S. on the eve of last week's presidential election. It reads “vote for the black. The...

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