Stories about Photography from August, 2007
Teagirl from Kuwait goes meteor watching with her family. Find out if the mission was successful.
Hellraiser from Kuwait draws attention to a copyright infringement in this post.
Yazan Badran dedicates this must-read post to the lives of some of the wonderful individuals that make the Syrian blogsphere.
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.
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.
Shari at My So-Called Japanese Life has posted an article with many photos about the Tanabata Festival which just finished in Asagaya, Tokyo.
Ihtisham Kabir, author of the blog Back to Bangladesh has wonderful photographs that present a narrative of life in Bangladesh.
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...
Hovic takes us on a photo tour in Surkania, one of the Dead Cities in the Syrian desert between Damascus, Aleppo and Hama.
Olechko writes about a Ukrainian veteran photographer, his students, and a Kyiv photo gallery trying to survive financially.
Photographer Michael Forster Rothbart and web designer Dave Menninger have created a site of Chernobyl panoramas. Here's why.
In respectful memory of the events of August 6th 1945, Thebookman shares a fascinating post about an artbook called Hiroshima.
Thanks to Nasiri, we can see some of Alain Keler‘s photos of first days of Islamic Revolution.First one shows female communist fighters with their guns.
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.
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...
Mohammad Kheyrkhah informs us that he organised his new photo exposition in Tehran:Iranian Woman.You can see one of his photos here.
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.
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‘.