Stories about Photography from October, 2010
Steve from the Fwdmovement site has kicked off a photography project called Yamanote Loop. The project will cover each of the 29 stations in Tokyo's JR Yamanote Line, starting with Mejiro Station.
Lina, who blogs at Live From Gaza gives us a view of the brooding autumnal sky from her window.
Kosoof, a leading photo blogger from Iran, has published a collection photos of Tehran at night.
At PhotoPolygon, photos of ethnic Kurdish refugees from Uzbekistan living in the woods outside Novosibirsk (by user Bender13, via English Russia), and of the homeless people in Blagoveshchensk (by user anikina).
Antigua Daily Photo shares a photograph of the October 20 holiday in Guatemala, “Día de la Revolución” (Revolution Day). The blogger explains the history behind the holiday.
Since 2005, Julio F. has been sharing photographs of Montevideo and other parts of Uruguay in the blog Images of Montevideo and Uruguay.
Iranian citizen media does not only talk about politics and protest, but also life, art and history. Vahid Rahmanian is a creative photo blogger who publishes photos of art and historic places in Iran.
LJ user varandej posts pictures of conventional houses and apartment complexes in the center of Moscow.
Sri Lankan photo-blogger Chulie de Silva travels to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, with the usual inhibition of stereotyping of the cosmopolitan and finds the glass half full.
The Chilean government has uploaded a Flickr photostream with images of the rescue of the miners under a Creative Commons license, clarifying that “These photographs are property of the Government of Chile for editorial use only. Images should be credited: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile.”
Minaali Haputantri posts some elegant photos of a dance performance by Channa Upuli, an world renowned Sri Lankan dance troop.
Blogger artemgorbachev posts photos from a training of the Russian Special Purpose Police Unit (OMON).
Blogger MyCar 9960 uploaded photos[ko] of the 2010 Hi Seoul Festival, Seoul's seasonal cultural festival. A series of indoor and street performances, parades and exhibitions are held in several spots around Seoul until Sunday.
When young female journalism students decided to openly express their admiration for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, “objectivity” and “impartiality” were overshadowed by sexual innuendo and erotic lingerie.
Wenxue city has a collection of photos taken by the French photographer Alain Delorme, showing how Chinese cyclists arrange their merchandises against the laws of physics.
On Flickr, Germán López shares a set of photographs of the police strike on September 30. The photographs are under a Creative Commons license.
Angry Tibetans around the world are condemning Nepal’s actions in confiscating their ballot boxes by protesting in front of the Nepalese consulates. In New York, despite the rain, they carried banners and shouted, “China respect Democracy in Nepal,” and “Nepal, Give Back Our Ballot Boxes Now.”