· August, 2007

Stories about Photography from August, 2007

Hong Kong: No Fur

  10 August 2007

The World's top model Joanna Krupa took a nude photo to promote no fur campaign in Hong Kong. Littleoslo found the poster design very unattractive.

Kyrgyzstan: SCO summit

  9 August 2007

The members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will send their heads of state to Kyrgyzstan next week. While the Kyrgyz bloggers are amazed by the beautification of their capital ahead of the summit, Western bloggers ponder the significance of the SCO's growth.

Japan: Tanabata Festival

  9 August 2007

Shari at My So-Called Japanese Life has posted an article with many photos about the Tanabata Festival which just finished in Asagaya, Tokyo.

Kannada: Telling Stories is a Good Deed!

  8 August 2007

Some movie makers capture the imagination of serious movie watchers all over: Kurosawa, Ray and Bergman, for example. And when someone of that stature dies, you are bound to get great responses, poignant, nostalgic, and meditative. Abhay Simha, who is a professional director himself, a graduate from the FTII, writes...

Russia: Notes From Irkutsk and Poronaysk

  4 August 2007

Two more sketches from Oleg Klimov, Siberia-born photographer and blogger who has been traveling across Russia since June 23: the first excerpt is about Siberia and its people; the second one is about the fish-smelling town of Poronaysk, located on the island of Sakhalin.

Serbia: More on Srebrenica Anniversary

  3 August 2007

Belatedly, a link to Jasmina Tesanovic's piece on the heat in Serbia, and, very belatedly, a link to her text on the 12th anniversary of Srebrenica tragedy (both hosted by Boing Boing), as well as Bruce Sterling's set of photos from the ceremony that took place at the Srebrenica graveyard...

Uzbekistan: Swiss banker

  2 August 2007

Craig Murray is not surprised to see a photo of Uzbek president Karimov's daughter and Nathaniel Rothschild, whose family's Swiss banking branch allegedly harbours much of the Uzbek first family's wealth.

China: Photos from a Chinese factory

  2 August 2007

The Responsible China blogger Erica Schlaikjer links to a “wonderful collection of photos and videos depicting the 24/7 lives of Chinese factory workers” in ‘Life in a Chinese factory‘.

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