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· June, 2006

Stories about Photography from June, 2006

China: Mao as Jesus or Joke?

Earlier last month Peking duck commented that young Chinese considered Mao a big Joke. Voyage seems to disagree and said that he wouldn't be surprised to see Mao's temples to...

Iran: Fashion & Photo

Kamangir has published a photo from an Iranian fashion show. The blogger says he wants to show that Iranian women have the sense of fashion.

Russia: Independence Day Surveys

One day after Russia marked its Independence Day, LJ user larinax – Ksenia Larina, Radio Ekho Moskvy host – found herself mystified by the results of a survey conducted on...

India: Bonda in Orissa

foto morgana has a photo-essay on the Bonda people of Orissa in India.

India: Nagin Lake

Akshay has photographs and a writeup on The Nagin Lake in Kashmir. “he Nagin lake is a peaceful cleaner smaller cousin of the Dall Lake in Srinagar is an unforgettable...

United Arab Emirates: Photography in Dubai

Photography in the UAE is always a problem; you have to be respectful to other people given the culture and privacy enjoyed by most people in the UAE. Anyone with...

Belarus: NGO Leaders on Trial

TOL's Belarus Blog reports on the case of four young NGO leaders who are facing from six months to three years in prison for running an unregistered organization.

Japan: The shape of state buildings

Kotaji blogger kotajihwa blogs on some interesting sights found using Google Earth to look down on Japanese and South Korean government buildings in ‘Archigraphy.’ via Kerim and Pinyin News.

China: Tiger Leaping Gorge

One assumes that any scenic photos taken by Supernaut blogger Frances D'Ath are abound with serious epistemological and metatheoretical significance. “This is one of the most beautiful places I have...

Rwanda: Mother and Child

Guillaume, an NGO worker in Rwanda, posts (Fr) pictures of Grace, a Rwandan co-worker and newborn Lancelot so that his father who is studying in Belgium can follow his evolution.

Bonjour and Photos from La Reunion

Blogger Audrey from Reunion Passion says (Fr) Bonjour but mostly posts more photos of her beloved island La Reunion.

China: Desperate football housewives

“Everyone has their own way of celebrating or dealing with the inconveniences of the World Cup,” writes Shanghaiist blogger Peijin Chen of pregnant Chinese women who have painted soccer balls...

Hong Kong: Chinese author porn

Roland Soong at EastSouthWestNorth translates an essay making waves on a Chinese BBS recently written by a woman calling herself the Franz Kafka of China. In a bid to draw...

Storms and rain in Chile

Pancho Cornejo show us the capital rain collecters in this photo. The first rain arrived and half of the capital, Santiago, is flooded. One of the main reasons is that...

Iran: A Photo about Addiction & Madness

In Seeking Life photoblog, we can see an interesting photo about a deranged addicted man in the street. The blogger says this poor man, hooked on drugs, is sitting on...

South Asia: The Immigrant Dad in the US

Sepia Mutiny announces an online collaborative project, where readers are encouraged to send photographs of their dads who were South Asian immigrants after the 1965 Immigration Act to the US....

Armenia: Protest Against Racist Attacks

Onnik Krikorian reports on a protest in front of the Russian embassy in Yerevan against racist attacks in Russia.

Mongolia: Photo Essay

Luke Distelhorst has a photo essay on Mongolia.

Iran: Photos & Matyrdom seekers

Farzaneh Khademian, photoblogger & photographer, has exposed several photos of Iranian Martydom seekers in Tehran.

Trafalgar Falls, Dominica

“The Trafalgar Falls are one of Dominica's main tourist attractions, especially for cruise ship visitors, who were there in abundance the day we went. Still we managed to find a...

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