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· June, 2010

Stories about Photography from June, 2010

Morocco: The Henna Experience

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.

Israel: Dubious Thanks to USAID

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...

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P. “Bookmann”

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.”

Trinidad & Tobago: In Through the Out Door

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...

Bangladesh: The Death Traps

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...

France: Illegal Immigrants Strike in Paris

Blogger Ménilmuche points to a blog that documents a strike by illegal immigrants  at the Bastille in Paris with lots of pictures [fr].

Armenia: Stone crosses

Ianyan features a guest post and accompanying audio slideshow on a specific cultural legacy in Armenia — the centuries-old art of carving stone crosses.

Mozambique: Photos from a Literacy Project

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...

China: University entrance examinations begin

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...

India: Weaving stories with pictures

Arun at The India Travel Blog teaches us how pictures can be effectively used to tell a story.

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