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· January, 2011

Stories about Photography from January, 2011

Egypt Protests 2011 in Seoul, South Korea.

Korean and Egyptian activists held a protest together in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Seoul today. Several local media published articles on today's demonstration which titled ‘ A Protest...

South Korea: A Photo Exhibition on Abandoned Animals of Yeonpyeong Island

Pressian posted heartbreaking photos of animals abandoned in the Yeonpyeong island after North Korea's artillery attack. An animal rights group, KARA, held a photo exhibition in Seoul displaying photos of...

Egypt: Twittering from the Rooftops

The Egyptian Twittersphere on #jan25 is thick with stories of the ongoing unrest. For observers, the rooftops have become a favored vantage. Ivan Sigal shares this bird's eye view of...

Egypt: The January 25 Demonstrations in Photographs

A picture is worth a thousand tweets, especially when Twitter is blocked in Egypt in order to halt the transfer of information about the ongoing demonstrations in Egypt today.

Ghana: Environmental consciousness through photography

You can team up with Ghanaian photographer and blogger, Nana Acquah, to create serious social, environmental consciousness through photography.

Bangladesh: Chobi Mela VI Started

“The biggest Asian photography festival Chobi meal vi kicked off in Dhaka with a vow to fight against injustice around the world,” informs photo-blogger Monirul Alam.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: New Art Mag

Antilles and Repeating Islands blog about the launch of a new magazine “focusing on works by contemporary artists practicing in the Caribbean and its diaspora.”

Russia: Putin's Palace Exposed on Ruleaks

The Russian Wikileaks website published photos [RUS] of what is allegedly known as Vladimir Putin's $1 billion-worth palace on the shore of  Black Sea . The story of the secret...

Sri Lanka: The Devastation Of The Recent Floods went to Polonnaruwa in North Central Province, Sri Lanka to check out the flood damage and here is what he found.

France: A Show of Tunisian Pride in Paris

Today, January 15, marks the "day after" and the first day of a Ben Ali free Tunisia. Despite their concern for the continuous violence in Tunisia, their relatives and the...

Rwanda: Through the eyes of children

Graham Holliday speaks to photographers who are orphans of the 1994 Genocide and members of the Rwanda Project about using the Internet to upload and distribute images.

Africa: Visual Representation of Africa

African Lens is a project that seeks to tell the story of Africa through visual elements which captures the essence of everyday lives: “Content is contributed by you and photojournalists...

China: Ai Weiwei's Shanghai studio demolished

After a second day of demolition, little remains of artist Ai Weiwei‘s Shanghai studio. Photo from Twitter user @duyanpili.

Botswana: Best Botswana Photo of 2010 Contest

Vote in Best Botswana Photo of 2010 Contest organised by Botswana Tourism.

Japan: Office Photos of Major Internet Companies

The Sooey blog rounded up photos of the office spaces belonging to some of Japan's most well known Internet companies, wondering about the trend of having fancy entrances and desk...

Japan: Coming of Age Day 2011

It's Coming of Age Day in Japan today and Buddhika Weerasinghe has posted street snaps of people celebrating in colorful kimono. 1.24 million Japanese turn 20 years old this year,...

Mozambique: Photoblogging provincial life

Journalist António Zefanias recently started a blog called Fotografando Zambézia [Pt], in which he posts photos revealing unique aspects of daily life in Mozambique's central Zambézia province and its capital...

South Korea's Haemaji(Sunrise Greeting) in 2011

South Korea's Wikitree posted photos of  the very first sunrise of the year across the country. Annually, thousands of Koreans travel for hours to the far eastern or southern side of the country or...

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