Stories about Photography from February, 2010
Nepal: Photos Of Old Kathmandu
Going Global posts some pictures of the old town of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
Armenia: Chance meeting
Unzipped: Gay Armenia visits the Yuri Mechitov photo exhibit at the National Theatre in London as part of an festival of events honoring Armenian film director Sergei Parajanov and runs into the photographer. The blog posts photographs from the visit and encounter.
Bangladesh: Hail Storm In Dhaka City
Yesterday a hail storm swept through Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and Ehab caught all the actions with photographs.
Russia: “Best of Russia” Photo Exhibition
IZO writes about Best Of Russia '09 photography exhibition at Winzavod Contemporary Art Center in Moscow: “The wide range of amateur or semi-pro content and the big turn-out reminded me of what the Royal Academy Summer Show in London used to be, before professional artists squeezed the non-professionals out: a...
Lebanon: Stolichnaya and the Girl in the Bathtub
Lebanese blogger Rami at “Plus961” posts some photographs of Stolichnaya‘s latest advertisement which included a girl in a bathtub in the streets of Beirut.
The Balkans, Italy: Berlusconi's “Albanian Girls” Comment; Doctored Photo
Balkan Travellers re-posts a Balkan Insight piece about the Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi's comment that “his country would accept only pretty Albanian girls as immigrants.” Belgraded writes about the photoshopped photos of Berlusconi and Slobodan Milosevic: “Fours days after the [doctored] photo was published, Milosevic lost the elections by a...
Iran: Cyber Islamic Militarism on the March
The internet is usually touted as a space for dialogue and peaceful exchange, but in the case of Iran, the political conflict has also morphed into new forms of online "warfare" where the most powerful weapons are those that silence free speech.
Japan: Iceland from a Japanese viewpoint
hey11pop published pictures of the breathtaking Icelandic landscape taken during the blogger's last trip in the region.
Russia: What Happens To Suitcase In Airport
Blogger sergeydolya posted a series of pictures showing what happens to a suitcase after it's been checked in at Domodedovo airport in Russia.
Costa Rica: Presidential Election Photo Essay
The Costa Rican photography collective “Nomada Colectivo” (Nomad Collective) took to the streets to capture the scene from election day on February 7, 2010 and created a photo-essay of these images.
Iran: Demonstration in Isfahan
A film showing the Iranian opposition in the streets of Isfahan on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Here are some photos of pro government demonstrations in country.
Russia: Pictures and Videos of Arctic Winter
Russian traveler Dan Kislov (a.k.a. LJ user nub1an) posted [RUS] a video and pictures of the Nenetsky Autonomous District [EN], one of the most perspective oil and gas provinces in the country. Oil towers, snowstorms and kilometers of unpopulated terrain.
China: Photos from outside the Tan Zuoren trial
Media, diplomats and even a monk were present at activist Tan Zuoren‘s trial yesterday where he was sentenced to five years in prison. Media activist Yang Licai today uploaded his photos from outside the courthouse.
Japan: Snow sculptures at Sapporo Snow Festival 2010
Pink Tentacle posts videos and photos of the snow sculptures at Sapporo Snow Festival 2010.
Haiti: Russian Interpol Officer Blogs About Disaster
A Russian Interpol officer in Haiti shares his accounts of the disaster and its aftermath on his blog.
Taiwan: Photoblogger Featured in Windows7 Theme
Photoblogger frogfree's 5 sets of photographs are officially recognized and featured in Windows 7 theme. He hopes it could encourage people around the world using Windows 7 to get to know the beauty of Taiwan(zh).
Argentina: The Street Photography Contest
Buenos Aires Lado B [es] announces the photography contest called “Buenos Aires Today, The Street.“
Russia: Rallies and Arrests
Opposition activist Oleg Kozlovsky writes about the protests that took place in Russia last week. Photographer Oleg Klimov reports (RUS) on the detention of a photography student Natalya Yeryomina at the Jan. 31 rally in Moscow.