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· October, 2010

Stories about Photography from October, 2010

Japan: Photography Project ‘Yamanote Loop’

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...

Palestine: Autumn in Gaza

Lina, who blogs at Live From Gaza gives us a view of the brooding autumnal sky from her window.

Iran: Tehran at night

Kosoof, a leading photo blogger from Iran, has published a collection photos of Tehran at night.

Russia: Photos of Kurdish Refugees and Homeless People

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...

Guatemala: Revolution Day, ‘Día de la Revolución”

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.

Uruguay: Images of Montevideo and Uruguay

Since 2005, Julio F. has been sharing photographs of Montevideo and other parts of Uruguay in the blog Images of Montevideo and Uruguay.

Iran: Daily Photos of Art and Persian History

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...

Russia: Center of Moscow in Photographs

LJ user varandej posts pictures of conventional houses and apartment complexes in the center of Moscow.

Sri Lanka: A Photographer's Journey To Dhaka

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.

Chile: Images of Rescue Under Creative Commons License

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...

Sri Lanka: Dance In Pictures

Minaali Haputantri posts some elegant photos of a dance performance by Channa Upuli, an world renowned Sri Lankan dance troop.

Russia: Photos of Russian SWAT training

Blogger artemgorbachev posts photos from a training of the Russian Special Purpose Police Unit (OMON).

South Korea:Photos of the Hi Seoul Festival

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...

Russia: Erotic Vs. Political. Battle of Calendars.

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.

China: Chinese bicycle

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.

Ecuador: Photographs of September 30

On Flickr, Germán López shares a set of photographs of the police strike on September 30. The photographs are under a Creative Commons license.

Exiled Tibetans Protesting Seizing of Ballot Boxes In Nepal

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...

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