Stories about Photography from January, 2011
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 for Mubarak's Withdrawl and Egyptian's Freedom’. The Financial News posted five photos of the protest(Click the black box below article).
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 animals left wounded as their owners evacuated the island due to intensified military tension.
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 developments, on the third day of the protests that have rocked Egypt.
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.
You can team up with Ghanaian photographer and blogger, Nana Acquah, to create serious social, environmental consciousness through photography.
“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.
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.”
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 construction has been exposed [ENG] by Vedomosti newspaper few weeks ago.
Indi.ca went to Polonnaruwa in North Central Province, Sri Lanka to check out the flood damage and here is what he found.
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 future, the 600 000 Tunisians in France granted themselves one day to rejoice, celebrate and share an overwhelming collective emotion. Here are a few pictures from a Tunisian show of pride in Paris.
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.
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 who travel across the continent.”
After a second day of demolition, little remains of artist Ai Weiwei‘s Shanghai studio. Photo from Twitter user @duyanpili.
Vote in Best Botswana Photo of 2010 Contest organised by Botswana Tourism.
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 areas that mostly resemble ‘chicken farms’. See dozens of photos for GREE, Start Today (of ZOZOTOWN fame), Cookpad, and DeNA.
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, which is a record low for the fourth consecutive year.
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 Quelimane.
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 climb nearest mountains for Haemaji(Sunrise Greeting), their centruries-old tradition.