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· April, 2011

Stories about Photography from April, 2011

Russia: Photoblogger Defends His Constitutional Rights

Popular photoblogger Ilya Varlamov continues to fight the common and unconstitutional ban on taking pictures in supermarkets. He posted a photo essay on his misadventures in Evropeysky, a large supermarket...

Taiwan: Lying Girls

After Japan's flying girl, here come Taiwan's lying girls. The Lying Girls will show you a really, totally, different way of viewing Taiwan…Come lie together!

Russia: Photos of Moscow, Circa 1931

LJ-user nikolas11 shares [ru] rare photos of 1931′ Moscow made by Branson DeCou, XX century traveler and photographer. Hand-colored photos depict Russian capital 2 years after the “Great Turn” and before many...

Libya: Remembering Photojournalists Hetherington and Hondros

Award-winning, renowned war photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in action on April 20, 2011, in Misrata, while covering the chaotic frontline of the Libyan conflict. Fellow professionals...

Bangladesh: RIP Tim Hetherington

This is from a newly found Facebook group commemorating photographer Tim Hetherington, who died on duty while covering the front lines in the besieged city of Misrata, Libya – “We,...

Japan: Living near a nuclear reactor

Photographer and blogger Buddhika Weerasinghe published some pictures of people who live in proximity of a nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture.

Belarus: Bombings in the Minsk Subway

Belarus twitterers share information on the latest bombings in the Minsk subway via 3 main Twitter hashtags: #minsk, #minskblast, #twiby. Notolerance-cp publishes first pictures [ru] from the scene of event...

Sri Lanka: Women’s Photography Exhibition 2011

Dushiyanthini at Groundviews writes about the recently concluded Women’s Photography Exhibition 2011 held at the Harold Peiris Gallery in Colombo. Thirty Four Sri Lankan women photographers participated in the exhibition.

Nigeria: Exhibition of Images From Presidential Campaign

George Esiri followed the PDP Presidential campaign trail around Nigeria. An exhibition of the images he captured was launched at the Yar'Adua Centre yesterday.

Japan: The only native Japanese Imam in Tokyo

Uchujin/Adrian Storey realized a photofilm [en] that tells the story of Abdullah Taqy, the only native Japanese Imam in Tokyo – a metropolis of over 13 million people.

Russia: Starting the Moscow Metro

Metro Dream by Russos writes about [RUS] the initial construction work on the Moscow Metro and posts pictures from the period.

India: Billions Celebrate Cricket World Cup Victory

On Saturday, 2nd April 2011, India's cricket team - the Men in Blue created history in Mumbai's Wankhede stadium when they beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to triumphantly lift...

Mali: Innocence Lost

Ayigbe Boys loves the innocence captured in a photo taken by Malian photographer, Malick Sidibe who is noted for his black-and-whites of popular culture in the 1960s in Bamako.

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