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· December, 2010

Stories about Photography from December, 2010

Maldives: The Tsunami Monument

  30 December 2010

Photoblog //Sub/Corpus Photos posts a picture of “the Tsunami Monument, perhaps one the most photographed structure in Malé, built in memory of the Maldivians who lost their lives in the Indian Ocean Tsunami, December 26th, 2004″.

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South Asia: Looking Back at the Citizen Media Storylines in 2010

  30 December 2010

You cannot leave South Asia region out of the picture as with nearly twenty three percent of the world's population, events in this region exert an enormous impact on the international system. Global Voices covered some of these events from a citizen media perspective. Let us review the popular posts of 2010 in this region.

Bahamas: Junkanoo colours

  29 December 2010

Bahamaboy posts images of Junkanoo — the traditional year-end masquerade celebrated in Nassau and other parts of the Bahamas — at Flickr.

Japan: Celebrating the Emperor's Birthday

  23 December 2010

Today is a national holiday to celebrate Emperor Akihito's birthday. Bruce Meyer-Kenny at Demotix posted some images from the celebration at the Imperial Palace. The Emperor is now 77 years old.

India: Travel tales from Ooty

  22 December 2010

Blogger and travel writer Charukesi visited Ooty recently and tells a tale of a not-much widely-known Ootea festival through her camera lenses.

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Lebanon in the eyes of an Iranian photo-blogger

  22 December 2010

Mohmmad Reza Hassani is an Iranian professional photographer and photo-blogger who has lived and worked since 2009 in Lebanon. His photo blog has become a source to discover Iran-related affairs in Lebanon, from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's recent visit, to the exhibitions and concerts of Iranian musicians.

Uruguay: Images of December in Montevideo

  20 December 2010

Julio F has updated his blog Images of Montevideo and Uruguay with photos of December in Montevideo: the Matriz cathedral, the Harbor Market (in Spanish, “Mercado del Puerto”) and the Bella Vista dock.

India: Churches in Kerala

  18 December 2010

In A Travel Blog of an Indian Backpacker, blogger & travel writer Lakshmi shares some interesting photographs of various churches in Kerala, India.

Iran: A Bride in photos

  16 December 2010

Iranian citizen media does not talk only politics and protest but also life and love. Zohre Sadrynejad, an Iranian female photo blogger shared with us artistic images from a marriage where a barefoot bride smokes a cigarette in all her beauty

Demotix and Global Voices join forces

  15 December 2010

This week we're announcing a new partnership between Global Voices and Demotix - the award-winning citizen photojournalism platform. Wherever it makes sense, we will use their images, and they will use our text.

Africa: Photos of Urban Africa

  14 December 2010

African Digital Art has posted some fascinating photos of urban Africa from Urban Africa, a popular Flickr group that showcases growing urban life in various African cities.

Digital historical archive Japan Air Raids

  13 December 2010

Cary Karacas and Bret Fisk [ja] run the digital historical archive Japan Air Raids. The site, available in English and Japanese, is “an ongoing project to build a digital archive dedicated to the international dissemination of information about the World War II air raids against Japan”.

Russia: More Photos of Nationalist Riot Near Kremlin

  12 December 2010

LiveJournal-user Zyalt [RUS] and DervishRV [RUS] published more photo reports of riots of soccer fans and nationalists that took place next to the Kremlin's wall in Moscow. After the protest has been dispersed the crowd started to attack everyone with non-Slavic look on the streets and in the metro.

Azerbaijan: Stepanakert

  12 December 2010

Marut's Blog posts photographs taken during the Soviet era of Stepanakert, capital of the breakaway territory of Nagorno Karabakh. An autonomous oblast situated within Azerbaijan before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the region declared itself independent in 1991, but remains internationally unrecognized. Negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan to determine...

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