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· September, 2010

Stories about Photography from September, 2010

Iran: The Art and Design of the ‘Green Movement’

“Where is my Vote” is an exhibition of 150 political posters for the Green Movement in Iran that was on display at the School of Visual Arts in New York...

Kenya: Winners of Kenyan Conversations Competition

StoryMoja announces the winners of Kenyan Conversations Picture Prompt Writing Competition: “In 1st Position is The Gentleman’s Club Written by Clifton Gashagua (Ksh 2000/-, 2 Storymoja books and 1 complimentary...

Japan: Relics of a US Army-Air Force base

Ruins explorer and novelist Michael John Grist documented through pictures [en] what remains of Camp Drake, a joint US Army/Air Force base in Saitama (north of Tokyo) active until the...

Angola: Meet the Country Through its Windows

Uma janela aos domingos [A window on Sundays, pt], is a series of weekly posts featuring photos from Angolan windows with stories told by their authors. As Gabriel Toureg explains,...

Egypt: A 210-year-old map on Google Earth

How would a 210-year-old map of Cairo look on Google Earth today? Egyptian blogger Mostafa attempts an answer, with must-see illustrations.

Egypt: The Cairo barrages

Flickr user Muhammad A Hassan posted photos of his neighborhood, called Al Qanatir Al-Khayriyah in Arabic, or the Cairo barrages.

Guatemala: The National Symbol of the Quetzal Bird

With the independence of Guatemala coming up on September 15, Guate360 [es] shares a picture of a Quetzal, the national bird of Guatemala. The blog post also explains that the...

Russia: Pictures of Burnt Villages in Volgograd Region

Photoblogger Igor Podgorny posts [RUS] apocalyptic pictures of the burnt fields, forests, and villages in the Volgograd region, that suffered from the second wave of wildfires.

Kenya: Koroga Enchants

Koroga is an Africa story involving poets and photogpraphers: “At the heart of Koroga is a deep desire to understand how art shapes our social imaginations. Poets have responded to...

Bangladesh: Photo Essay Of Karwan Bazar

Photoblogger Anil Advani took a long time to put together a photo essay Of Karwan Bazar, a “chaotic whole-sale market for poultry, fish, meat and vegetables” in the middle of...

Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading

The Big Old Smoke who lives in UK initiates a funny and tasty campaign “Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading[zht]” and invites her blogger/plurker friends both in Taiwan and abroad to...

Bangladesh: Chawk Bazar Iftar Market

Back To Bangladesh posts some mouth watering pictures of the traditional Chawk Bazar Iftar Market in old Dhaka.

Ecuador: Afro-Ecuadorians in Valle del Chota

Carla Badillo Coronado posts a set of photos in her blog Mujer en Tierra Firme [es], showing the Afro-Ecuadorian people of Valle del Chota.

Haiti: Remember to be Kind

As Haiti struggles in the aftermath of the January 12 earthquake, The Livesay Weblog reminds us of the power of kindness.

Caribbean, U.K.: Notting Hill 2010

The Caribbean Review of Books takes a look at this year's Notting Hill Carnival celebrations.

South Korea: Live Weather Report Via Twitter During Typhoon

Seoul Metropolitan area has undergone one of worst traffic disasters in decades as a typhoon battered the country. The twitterers have made it somehow managable by twitting road conditions, uploading...

India: The Story Of A Backpacking Ninja

BlogAdda interviews Indian travel blogger Aparna Shekar Roy aka Backpacking Ninja who has backpacked in more than 25 countries.

Pakistan: Postcards From Hell

Farrukh Zafar visited some flood effected areas in Sindh, Pakistan and posted some pictures depicting the miserable state of the flood refugees in a relief camp.

Russia: “Inaccessible” Moscow Rally

LJ user drugoi published pictures [RUS] from the latest rally “Moscow. Access Granted” meant to illustrate accessibility problems that a person in a wheelchair can encounter in the city.

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