Stories about Photography from February, 2011
KEB(Korea Exchange Bank)'s employees and civil rights groups held a protest in Seoul today against Hana Financial Group's final decision to takeover KEB. The protesters, explaining the U.S. buyout fund Lone Star's involvement with Hana, accused it of foreign finances’ encroachment on Korean turf. South Korea's influential Tweeter @Barunsori6 posted a photo of...
Photo blogger Monirul Alam catches the joy of Bangladeshi fans in images after winning against Ireland in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
South Koreans held a protest in Seoul against the current administration yesterday, criticizing the government's unmet promises and its failures in several issues, such as high unemployment rate and the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. Prolific Twitter and Blogger @givenjoy posted about 15 photos of the protest in his blog.
Twitter @ekctu posted a dramatic photo of hundreds of taxis occupying the road. The taxi drivers parked their cars on the road today in Seoul as a sign of protest against the government's decision to raise LPG gas price.
Africa Visual Media blog keeps track of African and Africa-related culture in the media (film, photography, television, and print).
North Korea's heir apparent, Kim Jong-un's photo of him holding a pair of binoculars upside down has been widely tweeted in South Korean Tweetosphere. This photo of Kim was aired by North Korea's official television station.
South Korea's citizen media, Wiki Tree posted Twitter @Photomaker79's image of a flocks of vultures circling over a burial ground in Kyunggi Province, where dead livestock have been dumped. To slow down the country's worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, the government culled near a quarter of its herd and buried them...
Photo blogger Monirul Alam captures some moments of love during this year's valentine's day celebrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
South Korea had lost a quarter of the herd from its worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. Fears among Koreans grow as experts anticipated the blood from culled animals may contaminate nearby underground water and soil. Twitterer @Hyeyounga posted a gruesome photo of blood exuding from the burial ground and running over...
Tetyana Bohdanova reviews online and offline debates and initiatives inspired by the chaotic construction in Kyiv’s historical center.
Stunner is incredulous over the skin bleaching phenomenon, saying: “Black is beautiful”, while Lisa Allen-Agostini “can testify that it is not easy for a black woman to be without a big bottom…the cult of the bamsee is strong.”
P.B. Gowthamam reports about the devastating effects of floods on many parts of Badulla in Sri Lanka. The blogger also post pictures of the devastations.
Japanese independent magazine Web D!ce dedicated a post to show the faces and the messages of the Egyptian people that Japanese TV and newspapers don't include in their coverage. More than 50 photos were collected from several Flickr users.
Photoblogger Monirul Alam shares photos of the Hartal (general strike) called by the opposition which took place today in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh.
Jordanian blogger, Roba Al-Assi, wrote a list with photos of 10 things that happened during the Egyptian and Tunisian uprisings that made her proud to be an Arab.
Chobi Mela (Photo fair) is a biennial international festival of photography being held in Bangladesh since 2000. This festival showcases the work of Bangladeshi artistes alongside the most exciting works of photographers from the rest of the world.
Dee at Ranting in Colombo went to the day one event of the Colombo Fashion Week 2011 and shares some interesting pictures in her blog.
Documentary photographer Michael Forster Rothbart is guest-blogging about the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone at Chernobyl Children International.
Tshering Tobgay highlights “Bhutan by Bhutanese”, a photo-exhibition taking place in the city of Baar in Switzerland, which showcases Bhutan as the Bhutanese see their own country.