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· July, 2009

Stories about Photography from July, 2009

Britain Brunei Running Festival

Gavin G from Brunei posted pictures of the 2009 Britain Brunei Running Festival.

Brunei: Worldwide Photowalk

Anakbrunei posted pictures of the Worldwide Photowalk event in Brunei.

Bangladesh: Photos Of Solar Eclipse

Anil Advani posts some amazing photos of the total solar eclipse of last Wednesday taken from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Kazakhstan: Astana, as it is

The bloggers share with us their impressions from the new capital of the country. Drudg writes in his post, filled with figural turns of speech and euphemisms [ru]: “The streets...

Japan: Cat mania

The spreading of communities of people with same interests and hobbies is not new in the internet society. Netizens often exchange news, suggestions and picture on things and activities they...

Trinidad & Tobago: In Pictures

A few “random shots” of Trinidad and Tobago, courtesy This Beach Called Life.

Russia: Grozny photographies

LJ user pumchik posts pictures with comments [RUS] from the new Grozny, rebuilt after the second Checnyan war.

India: Don't let the camera get wet!

India Travel Blog instructs photography enthusiasts how to protect their cameras in the rain.

Russia: Shalamov's Siberia

Russian Blog does a follow up on the Russian writer and Gulag prisoner Varlam Shalamov, visiting sites of his incarceration in the Ural and posting pictures to illustrate the story

Russia: History of kommunalkas

English Russia presents an abridged history of soviet kommunlkas – communal apartments – with accompanying pictures.

Out of Africa Emerges Digital Art and Animation

‘Digital' has become the latest buzz word not just in Kenya but in Africa where most things are still analogue. However, Digital Art is a rather new term to even...

Russia: GUM – a strategic object?

Your Life Will Turn Into Photography reports [RUS] that Moscow's world famous department store, GUM, apparently has been turned into a “strategic object,” along with an increasing number of Russian...

Bangladesh: Replica Of Taj Mahal

Taslima Akter at Bangladesh From Our View posts some pictures of the replica of Taj Mahal located 18 miles northeast of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

Iran:”China is the new Israel”

Kourosh Alyani has published several photos of the Muslim Uighur minority riots in China. The post's title is ” Yellow Israel or unimportant photos that you may not see”.

Bangladesh: Through The Eyes Of Expatriates

There is a vibrant expatriate community in Bangladesh and many of them work as volunteers or are employed in numerous non-government organizations. Some of them are also blogging and are...

China: Call for tough response and resent of biased media

With the presence of thousands of armed police, Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province, has largely restored order and people are returning to their normal life. The violence that has...

Russia: Putin and the bikers

LJ user drugoi posts pictures and comments [RUS] on Russian Premier's Putin visit to a massive MC-rally in Sevastopol.

Cote d'Ivoire: Paul Sika's technicolor dreamscape

Glenna Gordon interviews Paul Sika from Ivory Coast about his work: “I first came across Paul Sika's photos on the blog Africa is a Country and was immediately transfixed by...

Kazakhstan: Manshuk Mametova Lake

Jackara presents a photopost about the magnificent glacier lake high in the mountains near Almaty, the largest city of Kazakhstan.

Israel: Soldier Raises Gay Pride Flag

Frgdr posts a photo of an Israeli soldier carrying a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride.

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