Stories about Photography
For the world, Chornobyl symbolises the fragility of our environment and the threat posed by human activity. But for many in Ukraine and Belarus, it remains a personal tragedy.
"It's a time to rejoice as the number of rhinos has increased to 752. However, habitat degradation bothers me and I wonder if it will be able to hold the population."
The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, recently designated a UNESCO world heritage site, celebrated its 28th anniversary with a photography competition. Here's a look at the winning entries.
The London-based chef became a celebrity after finishing in second place at the BBC's MasterChef: The Professionals.
COVID-19 was at the top of the news cycle this year. In the Caribbean, the pandemic exacerbated already existing issues, but also allowed regional netizens to reimagine their collective future.
A diary written by a Gurkha sergeant in the British Army in 1914, during World War I, has revealed a whole new side to the Gurkha legend.
Nabil's "technique mixes painting and photography, inspired by hand-painted movie posters of the 1940s and 1950s, and is reminiscent of the pre-digital world."
The "Global South" is a loaded, highly political term. "Where is South?" a new, online exhibition featuring work from 90 artists who challenge notions of "south" through artist books, launches October 1.
An emerging Uzbek photographer considers how a post-Soviet society continues to explore its own identity, between tradition, market economy and the irony of modern life.
Kush Zorigt's lens captures all the complexities and contradictions of Mongolia today: gleaming skyscrapers, toxic pollution, and the surprising stories of people who live or survive among them.
World Shorebirds Day, marked this year on September 6, saw “citizen scientists” across the region document the presence and the movements of various island bird species.
"Thank you to the fella jogging St Kilda neighbourhoods in full SpiderMan suit. You have brightened my young bloke’s day beyond measure on three occasions now."
"Wiki Loves Africa," encourages people to contribute Africa-relevant media to Wikimedia annually around a particular theme to fundamentally change how people both within and outside Africa see the continent.
"In my photography, I explore this [Orientalist] space, whether mental or physical, and interrogate its role in gender identity-making, while engaging with centuries of cultural heritage and artistic practices."
Weeks of lockdown have created a favourable environment for birds due to the reduction of pollution and less human interference.
The Netflix blockbuster “Extraction” attracted a lot of criticism and debate for its poor, inaccurate and stereotypical portrayal of Bangladesh and Bangladeshis.
A photography competition for Rohingya people is being held from April 23 – August 23, 2020, featuring two broad categories – “Rohingya life” and “Response to Coronavirus” and entries can be submitted online.
Though regional citizens are still laying low as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have been recording their thoughts in various ways, while in relative isolation.
"We're trying to keep the topics upbeat in order to keep people focused, and steer everyone's mental state in a positive direction while practising social distancing."
Around Latin America, more than a million women marched against gender violence.
In some of his YouTube videos, the user "Beleza em pessoa" criticized Mozambican prophets.