Stories about Photography from June, 2010
Henna as an art form has existed for thousands of years. Peace Corps volunteer Emily recently experienced it firsthand in Morocco. Jillian C York takes us on Emily's journey.
JoeSettler posts a photo of a sign he often passes that reads, “This [road] is a gift from the American people to the Palestinian people.” “What I think that USAID overlooked,” he comments, “Is that Jews also use this road regularly.” According to their website, USAID has donated $1 billion...
Artzpub acknowledges the passing of artist, bookbinder and blogger Richard Bolai, who “had written on and photographed…aspects of Trinidad and Tobago's art culture.”
Outlish is a new online magazine targeted at young adult Trinbagonians. It showcases people who are going after their dreams and features fresh perspectives on issues that readers obviously relate to, because its popularity is soaring. We find out what makes Outlish the newest "in" thing by talking with its founder and Editor-in-Chief, Karel Mc Intosh...
Photo journalist Abir Abdullah at ShahidulNews posts a photo essay on the recent tragic fire in a building in old Dhaka. With lack of building codes and absence of fire fighting measures, these buildings are open death traps.
Blogger Ménilmuche points to a blog that documents a strike by illegal immigrants at the Bastille in Paris with lots of pictures [fr].
Ianyan features a guest post and accompanying audio slideshow on a specific cultural legacy in Armenia — the centuries-old art of carving stone crosses.
Blog Encounters presents a collection of photos from portuguese artist Margarida Botelho, featuring a literacy project she implemented in Mozambique based on the idea that “If we can learn how to convey our life story in a book with words and illustrations perhaps we can further our awareness of whom...
National day of performance anxiety as high school graduates from across the country sat down today to take China's infamous higher education entrance exam. Sina blogs is featuring photos of rain in Hubei, giant Silence signs in Yunnan, and scores of anxious parents in Beijing.
Arun at The India Travel Blog teaches us how pictures can be effectively used to tell a story.