Stories about Photography from July, 2011
Philippines: Photos of fishing village
Art Radar Asia features the photo exhibit of Wahoo Guerrero about the lives of fisherfolk in a coastal village in the Philippines.
Russia: Bloggers Find Street Shooter
Bloggers across the Russian Internet were quick to respond with posts and information after well-known photo-blogger Dmitry Ternovsky was shot at recently on a highway in the southeast of Moscow. Ashley Cleek details the story.
Africa: Participate In Photo Competition And Join NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary
Participate in a photo and essay competitions to win a prize in celebrating celebrating NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary: “This contest also falls in the framework of CTA activities on Youth, Women and ICTs. In line with these objectives, CTA and the NEPAD Agency are searching for enthusiastic Africans, who want to...
Puerto Rico: Puerta de Tierra Website
The legendary neighborhood Puerta de Tierra, in the outskirts of the walled city of Old San Juan, has a website with a wealth of information [es] on its history, people, and activities.
Trinidad & Tobago: Photography in Media
Mark Lyndersay considers the future of photography in local mainstream media: “Why would a young photographer have shown up in a newsroom looking for work two decades ago? You either wanted to learn the craft or get published. In 2011, neither of these reasons is enough…”
Brazil: Belo Monte March in Images
Renata Takahashi published dozens of photos of a march – #MarchaBeloMonte - that took place on July 17 in São Paulo, and in six other Brazilian cities, against the Belo Monte Dam and the New Forestry Code. The protest ended with a sit-in in one of the main avenues of...
Philippines: Presidential Photo Goes Viral
A photo of Philippine President Benigno Aquino posing in his office in the Presidential Palace has gone viral, reaping mostly negative reactions from netizens who criticized the presence of a cigarette box and a large ashtray in an almost empty desk.
East Timor: Arts and Creative Industries in Focus
With the main purpose of launching the future Academy of Arts and Creative Industries of East Timor, a series of cultural events and an international conference are taking place in Dili until the 17th of July. The organization's website Tatoli ba Kultura includes a media map featuring unique works by Timorese...
Russia: Banksy-Style Graffiti at Child Charity Organization
Dmitry Markov, photoblogger who works for Pskov child charity organization “Rostok,” [ru] publishes [ru] pictures of Banksy-style graffiti at the walls of the organization's building. The graffiti were created by the kids that “Rostok” takes care of together with Markov. Instead of dull white walls, now there are rainbows and silhouettes...
China: Dealing with heat wave
Ministry of Tofu has collected a series of photos showing how ordinary Chinese people deal with heat wave.
Ukraine: Hutsul Photo Archive Online
The Uncataloged Museum writes about Hutsul Images, an online collection of photos from the Hutsul regions of Ukraine, created and maintained by Volodymyr Kitselyuk, “an ordinary enthusiast from Hutsul region, a doctor by profession and an ethnographer by vocation.”
India: Amazing Show Of Hindu Muslim Unity
Deshgujrat.com posts a photo story showing Hindu Muslim unity during Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad of Gujrat State in India.
Sri Lanka: Photographic Evidence Of War Crimes
Groundviews compiles reactions from social media on the recent controversy surrounding photographic evidences of war crimes in Sri Lanka.