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· June, 2009

Stories about Photography from June, 2009

ISS: Photos and a Poem from Koichi Wakata

Astronaut Koichi Wakata on the International Space Station posted some photographs, including one of Sarychev Volcano while it was erupting (Also part of NASA's Image of the Day Gallery), and...

Bangladesh: First Monsoon Rain

Monirul Alam posts a photo of the first monsoon rain falling on the Buriganga river this year.

Taiwan: Burning of the Plague God Boat

Burning of Plague God Boat is a local religious ritual in many parts of Taiwan. Instead of showing you a grand event, photo blogger, YangPhoto, takes us to one of...

Russia: Centennial of colour photography

Eternal Remont turns attention to Sergey M. Prokudin-Gorsky, who in 1909 was commissioned by the Tsar to document the Russian empire on film. In the process, he developed and refined...

Kyrgyzstan: Japanese music comes to Bishkek

Samat reports (with photographs) on the concert of traditional Japanese folk music that has taken place in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

India, Bangladesh: East Or West, Bengal Is The Best

Painter, photographer and blogger Ujwala Prabhu published a photo book titled East or West, Bengal is the best! based on photographs taken over a 3 week period in India and...

Bangladesh: Back From No Wo/man's Land

Renowned photojournalist and blogger Shahidul Alam, who was arrested by Indian border guards first and later by Bangladesh police, has been released on bail and has written in his blog...

Iran: Green Silent Protest Movement in photos

Protesters all over Iran continue their demonstrations against the June 12 presidential election result that declared Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the winner. Supporters of Ahmadinejad's challenger, Mir Hussein Mousavi, and many Iranians who profess...

Armenia: Iranian student protest

Posting photos and videos on his Frontline Club blog, Global Voices Online's Caucasus editor reports from a demonstration staged outside the Iranian Embassy in Yerevan protesting Friday's disputed presidential election.

China: Ai Weiwei Photos

Ai Weiwei, a famous blogger activist in China, took pictures of himself and undercover police who were watching him. (via China geeks)

Iranian Election in Photos

The Iranian presidential election will be held on June 12. Only four men, out of more than 400 self-registered men and women, were given official approval by the Guardian Council...

Brunei: Anniversary of Armed Forces

Shimworld blogs about the 48th anniversary of the Brunei Armed Forces.

Afghanistan: Travelling around Balkh province

Onne Parl shares his travelogue notes and pictures about his trip from Kabul to the Balkh province of Afghanistan.

Poland: “20 Years Later”

Polandian re-visits and photographs locations depicted in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s work.

Bahrain: Photos from the Museum

Urang Awak, who is based in Bahrain, visits the Bahrain National Museum and posts those photographs of headstones from the ancient Dilmun Era.

Japan: Akira Kurosawa Digital Archive

Johnny at Spoon & Tamago excitedly introduces a digital archive of film director Akira Kurosasawa from Ryukoku University: “Consisting of over 20,000 photographs, manuscripts, notes and other artifacts, this is...

Taiwan: Hiking to Jialuo Lake

Jialuo Lake is at 2,300 metres altitude in the mountains of Northern Taiwan. Stu Dawson and Neil Wade blogged about hiking to the lake with many photos revealing the beauty...

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