Stories about Photography from October, 2011
Puerto Rico: The Old San Juan in Photos
Another beautiful photo essay of the Old San Juan by blogger Yésica Isabel [es].
Malawi: Malawi in Photos
I Love Malawi is a blog that showcases photos from Malawi: ” If you have some interesting photos about Malawi, send us an email and we will post them on this blog. The photos will be rightly attributed to you in the blog!”
United Kingdom: At Age 77, a Life of Inspiration
Julie Kertesz started blogging and photographing at the age of 70. Now at 77, she has become a role-model to people of all ages who desire to lead full and active lives of learning and doing. Paula Góes reports.
Slovenia: OccupyLjubljana Evolves Into “Boj Za” (“Fight For”)
This week, PIRAN CAFÉ has been posting updates, photos and video from the OccupyLjubljana protest, which is taking place in front of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, Borza: “BORZA is Slovenian for bourse, or stock exchange. At yesterday’s demonstration, the R was knocked off the archway. Today it was replaced with...
Africa: The African Photographer and the Camera
Learn about the African photographer and the camera from Nana Acquah: “Traditionally, the African photographer has been an artisan. He’s not been considered any different from a carpenter or mason or vulcanizer. Photographic Imagery has been as useful as furniture.”
Philippines: Fake Government Photo Spawns Meme
Online furor over a Philippine government agency's posting of a fabricated photo showing officials 'inspecting' a typhoon-struck street has spawned a meme wherein netizens make their own versions of the officials superimposed on different locations.