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· January, 2009

Stories about Photography from January, 2009

Iran: Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

In Hanif Doorbin you can see a photo of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran.

Bangladesh: Urban Life

Ashley Wheaton at The Dhaka Diaries portrays the urban life of Bangladesh through a series of photo essays.

Romania: Rural Life in the EU

Tessa Bunney, who photographed rural life in the Carpathians of Romania, wrote this about the implications of the EU accession for some of the subjects of her photos: “The Romanian...

Hungary: New Flickr Group With CC-Licensed Photos

Antal Dániel of Central Europe Activ writes that he has started a Flickr group that “has only Creative Commons licensed photographs taken in Hungary.” One of the photos there was...

Brazil: A Glance at Campus Party Brazil in Pictures

Campus Party Brazil 2009 in São Paulo comes to a close this Sunday. Around 6,500 people have taken part in this second edition of what is arguably Latin America's largest...

Taiwan: Photos of industrial town

Daliao Township in Kaohsiung County has been the site of several poisonous gas leaks in the past two months. The EPA came under fire for its poor handling of the...

Iran: Women activists support Shirin Ebadi

Kosoof, a leading photoblogger, says a group of women rights activists gathered to meet Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, with red roses in their hands to wipe off bad...

China: Hakka Tulou in Fujian Province

Steve from Fool's Mountain explains the distinctive character of Hakka Tulou (a very special architecture for defense) in Fujian Province.

Israel: A Russian Photojournalist's Notes

Dmitry Kostyukov (LJ user kostyukov), a Russian photojournalist, is currently on assignment in Israel. In August 2008, he was covering the war in South Ossetia, and in his posts from...

Russia: Images of Life

English Russia posts numerous photographs of life in Russia by ethnic Armenian photographer, Aleksey Petrosian. The images represent a side of the country that few tourists get to see.

Bangladesh: Photoblog – Kantaji temple, Dinajpur

Munir Uddin Shamim takes us on a photo trip to the famous Hindu temple in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Known as the Kantaji temple , this is a fine specimen of terracota...

Bangladesh: A Festive Wedding

Geoffrey Hiller writes about a very special Bengali wedding and posts some colorful pictures.

East Timor pictures

The Flickr page East Timor Pool provides a good collection of pictures from East Timor.

The beauty of Sudan in pictures

Memoirs of a Sudanese breath has been posting a series of pictures of Sudan under the title “Beauty of Sudan“: battling women, traveling by donkey or camel in rural areas,...

Brazil: “Lightness, harmony and joy in the Middle East”

Brazilian photographer and designer Marcos Pacheco [pt] has uploaded amazing pictures of Jordan. “The result of my trip through Jordan, near Gaza, where once again there is now deadly war,...

Bangladesh: Preparing For The Cold

Back To Bangladesh posts some pictures depicting how Bangladeshis are prepared for the cold.

Guatemala: Powerful Images of War Victims Leave Some Uncomfortable

Capturing images on film is one way to ensure that the collective memory does not forget about a country's history. When that country's history includes grusome events, those images can...

Azerbaijan: IDPs

“sIDe-tALKs” Azerbaijan visits Azeri refugees and IDPs displaced by the war with Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh in the early 1990s. The blog posts photographs of the...

Azerbaijan: Ashura in Baku

Joe's Trippin’ posts an extended entry complete with photographs and video of this week's Day of Ashura [See here for earlier coverage] in Baku, the capital of the Republic of...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Candid Camera

Abeni wants to know what's wrong with law and order in St. Vincent and the Grenadines: “All of a sudden it seems taking a photograph is a no no…a journalist...

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