Stories about Photography from November, 2011
Russia: Mount Athos Monastery Photo Exhibition
The State Historical Museum of Moscow is hosting an exhibition of 240 photographs from the Mount Athos Monastery of St Simon's collection, dated between 1848-1963. The inauguration of the photo exhibit took place on 8 November, 2011, and was attended by political and religious representatives, as well as artists from...
Bangladesh: Interview Of Photographer Shahidul Alam
For PopTech 2011 Kris Krug has taken an interview Shahidul Alam, the renowned photographer of Bangladesh. You can read it in Shahidul Alam's blog.
Bhutan: The King Visits Japan
Dorji Wangchuk posts a photo essay on the recent state visit of the Bhutanese royal couple to Japan.
Japan: Clouds over Tokyo
@yoisin compiled [ja] a list of over 70 tweets with photographs that capture the ominous clouds that drifter over Tokyo today.
Cape Verde: Delicious Blogging on Local Gastronomy
Would you like to try the Cape Verdean famous dish, cachupa? Odair Varela explains the process of preparation in a photopost [pt]. For more on gastronomy from Cape Verde, visit the blog CV Na Pontu [pt].
Korea: Benetton's New Ad Campaign Features World Leaders Kissing
Italian clothing giant Benetton is getting heat for its ad images of world leaders locking lips with their rivals or enemies, such as an image of President Obama kissing his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao. Robert from the Marmot's Hole blog commented on a photo-shopped image of South Korean President smooching...
Slovenia: Photography Under Legal Attack
Stefan Geens of Dliberation discusses how photography is under legal attack in Slovenia, since the country's information commissioner has decided that all faces in published panoramic photography should be blurred out – a decision with great consequences for the Slovenian photo scene.
India: Jim Corbett Museum
As a part of the Club Mahindra Bloggers Trip, Anu Shankaran went to the Corbett National Park and the Jim Corbett Museum and posts a photo essay. Jim Corbett was a British-Indian hunter of man-eating tigers and leopards, conservationist, naturalist, photographer and author.
Bangladesh: Joining A Cycling Community
A. I. Sajib posts a photo essay on his experience during a cycling tour with a new cycling community in Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka: Preserving The Covered Bridge in Badulla
Uditha Wijesena posts a photo essay on the covered bridge at the Bogoda Temple in Badulla and reports that support is required to preserve this unique attraction.
Photos of Thailand Flooding
A Flickr group has been created, Thailand's Great Flood 2011, to gather photos of the flooding in Thailand. The flood disaster is the worst in the country in the past half century.
Soumyadip celebrates 11/11/11 with an incredible snapshot of his digital watches.
11-11-11: Grab Your Cameras and Capture Life
Only a couple of days until 11/11/11, a date that will have people all over the world recording their lives through film and music. Participate in the 11Eleven project and One Day on Earth to leave your mark on the world.
Brunika: Brunei's Instagramers Community
Brunika is Brunei's official instagramers network whose vision is for each members to “Share, Good Communication and Own Creativity”
Kyrgyzstan: First-ever peaceful president transition
neweurasia offers a photo-reportage from the Kyrgyz presidential elections that took place last Sunday, noting that for the first time in the history of independent Kyrgyzstan, the presidency is shifting from one person to another in a peaceful way.
South Korea: Anti-FTA Protesters Hit with Water Cannons
A series of protests against Free Trade Agreement with the United States have continued for near a week in South Korean capital, Seoul. Twitter user @hoongkildong [ko] is among many Twitterers live-tweeting various rallies and he posted this photo of riot police firing water cannons at protesters.
South Korea: Photos of Rally Against Free Trade Agreement with U.S.
About 3,000 activists staged a demonstration in Seoul, South Korea, protesting against a recently signed free-trade agreement with the United States. South Korean citizen media consolidated photos by Korean Twitterers.