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· July, 2012

Stories about Photography from July, 2012

Hong Kong: Tens of Thousands Rally Against ‘National Education’

The new “red” elementary school curriculum controversy continues to ferment. In the past week, parent groups have joined in with concerned student and teacher groups to stop the government from...

Greece: Photo ‘Road Trip’ Around Europe Debt Crisis

‘We Are The Pigs‘ – in reference to the derogatory PIGS acronym – is a crowdfunded photojournalism ‘road trip’ venture, to collect people's stories from European countries affected by the debt crisis. The...

East Timor: Stunning Sunset Photos

Currently based in Dili, Timor Leste, the Australian media and policy professional Ashlee Betteridge shares on her blog Betty loves blogging four stunning photos of Dili sunsets, which “more often...

Video: Let's go to Markets Around the World

Markets are full of colors, sounds and life, no matter where in the world they are. Join us as we visit - through images and videos - markets in El...

Puerto Rico: It's a Bird… It's a Plane… It's Aslan!

Aslan is one of Puerto Rico's most innovative street artists. Using an iPhone and the photo application Instagram, his series of airplane photographs, #parriba (upwards), is perhaps his most ambitious...

Russia, Belarus: Medvedev and the “Belarusian Circus”

A picture says more than a thousand words, the saying goes. An Instagram snapshot that the Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev tweeted as a tacit comment to his visit to Minsk...

Yemen: Yemen Through Our Lenses Exhibition

Yemeni journalist and blogger Afrah Nasser is using social media to raise funds to stage a photography exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden. Find out how you can help Afrah achieve her...

Afghanistan as Seen by a Photographer

Kazakh photographer Oskar Shalmanov shares photos from his recent trip to Afghanistan. The photos come with insightful comments [in Russian] about the war-torn country and its past. The images can...

Japan: Photos of Mass Anti-Nuclear Protest

Tens of thousands Japanese citizens held a protest on July 16, 2012 urging their government to abandon nuclear power. People reportedly expressed rage over Japan's culture of obedience and the...

Kazakhstan: A Bird Eye's View of Almaty

Photographer Maxim Zolotukhin believes that Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan and the nation's largest city, best reveals itself at a certain height. On Vox Populi, the photographer presents an...

Tajikistan as Seen by an Ex-pat Blogger

On Nancystan, an ex-pat blogger writes about her adventures in Tajikistan and posts photos from the country. In some recent posts, the blogger shared images of a Tajik town lying...

Kyrgyzstan: Breathtaking Scenery Caught on Camera

Fans of Vladimir Vysotsky, an iconic Soviet actor and singer, know that, ‘only mountains can be better than mountains’. If you disagree with the verses, have a look at this...

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