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· October, 2009

Stories about Photography from October, 2009

China: Painted plagiarism of a push-up photograph

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI highlighted a recent painted plagiarism scandal by an artist named Li Yueliang.

Japan: Animated stereoviews of old Japan

Pink Tentacle picked up enigmatic photographer T. Enami (1859-1929)'s photos of old Japan and represented the stereoviews through gif animation.

Kazakhstan: Atomic Lake

Michael Forster Rothbart offers a photo-essay about the Semipalatinsk Polygon in Kazakhstan, where the Soviet Union was testing its nuclear bombs.

Timor Sea Oil Spill Disaster

More than two months since the environmental catastrophe happened in the Timor Sea still no successful solution was found in order to plug the hole and stop the huge oil...

Pregnancy and Prisons: Women's Health and Rights Behind Bars

It is still a struggle to ensure human rights for pregnant women worldwide, and it seems that in the process, pregnant women in prison are many times overlooked. What have...

Bangladesh: Kali Puja In Shakharibazar

Bangladeshi Photoblogger Ideas R Bulletproof posts pictures of Kali Puja, a festival dedicated to Hindu Goddess Kali, which were taken in Shakharibazar, Dhaka.

Maldives: Photos Of Underwater Cabinet Meeting

The president of Maldives Mohammed Nasheed and his fellow ministers were 5 meters underwater for a cabinet meeting to make people realize the threat of global warming and Ali Adam...

Suriname: Experiencing Suriname

Paramaribo SPAN features the work of video artist Maartje Jaquet, who documents her time in Suriname via a Flickr photoset.

Costa Rica: Photo Exhibit by Indigenous Children

In Costa Rica, Roy Rojas recommends a photo exhibit taken by children from the indigenous communities of Rey Curre and Las Vegas [es] called “The Community Through the Eyes of...

Kyrgyzstan: Gypsies community

Elena presents a photo-post about her visit to the community of Luli (or Gypsies, or Roma) on the outskirts of Osh, a town in southern Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan: Architectural Astana

Mursya posts photos of Astana, the new Kazakh capital being built in the steppes under a close eye of authoritarian president Nazarbayev.

Israel: Photos of Jerusalem Festivities

Jews are currently celebrating the holiday of Sukkot (Feast of the Tabernacles). Israelity features photos of sukkah booths and festivities around Jerusalem.

South Korea: Historical site visit

Robert Koehler from shared his vacation visit to Seoul's Daehangno district at Marmot's Hole. Apart from posting pictures, he also wrote the historical value of the sites.

Georgia: An Azeri Wedding

Last weekend Global Voices Online's Caucasus Editor and an Azerbaijani blogger visited the ethnic Azeri village of Karajala in Georgia. The visit marked the first time two bloggers on Armenia...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Energy of Money

From Trinidad and Tobago, Now is Wow Too shares her perspective on money.

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