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· June, 2011

Stories about Photography from June, 2011

Russia / Afghanistan: Photos From A School in Kabul

Photoblogger zyalt publishes [ru] pictures from a school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Schools have neither electricity nor water. Students are forced to get into classrooms after breaks by class monitors. Despite...

Russia: ‘Nerds On Yachts’ Photo Session

Talented photoblogger Tanya Zommer publishes [ru] another photo session with ‘nerds,’ this time with Mediterranean scenery.

India: Mumbai In Monochrome

Harini Calamur at POV provides us the opportunity to see glimpses of Mumbai city in monochrome.

Egypt: Commemorating the Struggle Against Systematic Torture

As the world marked the International Day against Torture that falls on June 26, eyes were on Egypt where the struggle against citizen abuse has been particularly significant.

Puerto Rico: A Picture a Day

Blogger Maite Ramos has been posting a picture a day on her blog Elucubraciones de Amaranta [es] as part her participation in two different photo contests.

Botswana: Photo: So Where Do You Want to Stay?

MyWeku's image of the week is a picture taken on the road from South Africa to Gaborone, Botswana via Oddly Specific. It is titled, “So…where do you want to stay?”

Armenia: Rapping controversy

Ianyan says that a photoshoot for an Armenian singer is drawing controversy in Armenia. Featuring photographs of Sako Balasanyan (Super Sako) in a “series of photographs featuring violent, misogynistic imagery...

Trinidad & Tobago: Markets & Monasteries

From “soots” to Benedictine monasteries, Chookooloonks photoblogs about a lovely day spent during her time in Trinidad.

Korea: Blogger Touring Tense Border Area

Maggie Downs from the GirlVentures blog shared her experience in touring tense border area between the South and North Korea. Downs visited the demilitarized zone, Camp Bonifas, Panmunjom and the joint...

Rwanda: Through the Eyes of Hope

Yolande interviews Linda Smith, a photojournalist based in Rwanda, who is the founder of the “Through the Eyes of Hope” (TEOH) Project: “In a tiny, dimly lit room in Mayange,...

Brazil: “SlutWalk” Throughout the Country in Images

Holding banners, posters and mottos, "sluts" from cities throughout Brazil rocked the streets and made the society think about gender opression. The movement is inspired by the SlutWalk in Canada...

Ethiopia: Photographer Wins Award

Ethiopian photographer Mulugeta Ayene has won an award of excellence in photography: “Mulugeta has beaten 15 entries of eight photographers to win the award, with the jury describing his photos...

South Korea: Best Photos of Lunar Eclipse, Taken by Tweeters

The moon disappeared behind the shadow of the earth from 2 to 5 am in South Korea on June 16. Korean net users who witnessed the event posted photos online...

Philippines: Old Manila photos

The Old Manila Nostalgia Flickr group is a rich source of old Manila photos from the Philippines.

North Korea: Photos of Secret Spots

UK-based photographer Charlie Crane took photos of the sterile landscape of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. Abby Wilcox from the Live Fast site posted the photos with explanation.

Bangladesh: Hartal In Pictures

The opposition parties in Bangladesh have started a 36-hour strike (hartal) that began at dawn Sunday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photoblogger Monirul Alam captures some actions during the strike in a...

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality/Murder Cover-Up Spread

Macedonians have been protesting for 5 days online and offline in Skopje, urging the authorities to "solve" the murder of a young man by a police officer who served as...

Bangladesh: Chamely House In Dhaka

Lonely Traveler highlights a relic of British architecture in Dhaka – the Chamely house.

Russia: Bloggers’ Quest For Freedom of Photography

Ilya Varlamov and Dmitry Ternovsky continue [ru] (see also feature article by Will Partlett) their quest for the freedom of photography. This time they visited three Moscow railway stations to check,...

Bhutan: A Photo Story

Bridge To Bhutan posts a photo story introducing Bhutan to the world readers which has some breathtaking pictures from Bhutan.

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