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· November, 2013

Stories about Photography from November, 2013

26 November 2013

South Africa Doesn't Want You to See the President's Lavish House

The South African government has used $20 million to upgrade President Jacob Zuma's private residence. Government ministers have warned that anyone publishing photos of the home will be arrested.

22 November 2013

PHOTOS: Dhaka's Beautiful Blue Sky Briefly Takes Over Web

The autumn sky above Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka was so beautiful on 17 November that social media was flooded with images and talk about the scene.

14 November 2013

Winds of Waste: Plastic Bags Land in Venezuela's Paraguaná Peninsula

PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

12 November 2013

Bolivian Twitter Users Arrested For Photographing Historic Building

Two Bolivian Twitter users were arbitrarily arrested by the police for taking photographs of historic buildings. Bolivian netizens came to their defense immediately after being alerted by a tweet.

5 November 2013

PHOTOS: Snapshots of Life in a Manila Urban Poor Community

Despite the reported progress in the Philippines, Manila is still home to hundreds of thousands of informal settlers.

3 November 2013

Funny Money for Russia's Winter Olympics

RuNet Echo

The most recent Sochi Olympics scandal involves a new 100-ruble Olympic-themed banknote that the Russian Central Bank released last week.