Stories about Photography from January, 2008
Armenia: Election Symbolism & Slogans
Bekaisa posts an image of what looks like a badge designed and created for the pre-election campaign of former president, Levon Ter-Petrossian. The image of a clenched fists at an opposition rally has provoked an interesting discussion in English and Russian on the use of symbols and slogans for the...
Kuwait: Old Pictures
Mark finds his picture as a child in a photography book on Kuwait.
Iran:Photos of snowy winter and Pomegranates
Mohmmad Darvish, a leading environmentalist, has published several photos of pomegranates in snowy winter in Iran and says[Fa] Iran faces the coldest winter in last 60 years.The blogger adds climate change shows its real impact.
Japan: Brides of The World
Edo from Pink Tentacle blogs photographer Kimiko Yoshida's photo interpretation of brides of the world.
Albania: Pjeter Marubi's Photos
Living in Shkoder writes about a bank that “was burnt down during the riots in March 1997″ – and about a photo exhibition likely to move into that building, of the work of Pjeter Marubi, an Italian who photographed Albanians in the mid-19th century.
Iran:Mismanagement in Airport
Poshtebam has published several photos of Iranians who are waiting for several hours/days to take flight in Imam Khomeyni International Air port. The blogger writes that airport was really mismanaged.
China: Citizen reporter killed—by who?
What began as a protest against a planned urban trash dump encroaching on a residential area held by the villagers there in Tianmen, Hubei province became a murder story after the city management officers moved from beating the residents to attacking passerby Wei Wenhua, the would-be citizen journalist filming the...
India: Mylapore Festival
Photographs from the Mylapore Festival 2008 at Chennai Metroblogging.
Brazil: Daily thought-provoking pictures
For a thought-provoking and intriguing daily dose of pictures, visit photographer Carlos Café's new blog. The tip is from the New Alriada Express [pt].
China: So yellow, so violent
Discussions between Chinese bloggers over what new online video regulations will mean if they are implemented later this month, have brought erotic and violent content, which are widely accessible on the Chinese-language internet, under the spotlight.
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Beachfront in Pictures
Gardenia has just bought a new camera and is clicking away at the Jeddah beach front, in Saudi Arabia.
Guatemala: Mobile Advertising
Advertising on the sides of cars have arrived to Antigua and La Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo has the picture to prove it.
Iran:Frozen Tehran in Photos
Razeno writes that heavy snow and cold weather have paralysed Tehran.The blogger has published several photos of “frozen Tehran”.
While all attention is focused on Georgia after its early presidential election was held yesterday, The Armenian Patchwork reminds its readers that today is also Armenian Christmas and posts some photographs.
Iran:Freedom for two women activists
Barabary has published several photos of Jelveh Javaheri and Maryam Hosseinkhah,two women activists,after their freedom.
China 2007: Online
In 2007, the internet performed as a platform on which people fulfilled what they might not be able to fully enjoy in the reality --- the freedom of speech, the public participation and the pursuit of justice. In China, the internet was a copy, an extension of the real world. To know about the former, you might know about the latter.
Bahrain: The Arabic language – two for the price of one!
Happy New Year from Bahrain! This week we have reflections on the year gone by, and plans for the one to come. A number of bloggers have complaints about the media, a new blogger describes an unusual experiment, and we end with some thoughts on the nature of Arabic.
Morocco: Celebrating the New Year, Part 2
In my last post, I looked at Moroccan bloggers' wishes for 2008. Here is another look at the blogoma's hopes and dreams for the new year.
Arabeyes: Have a Spectacular New Year!
New Year's is the time to reflect on the past and make new resolutions for the future. What are bloggers from the Arab world saying as the world bids 2007 farewell and welcomes 2008?
Kenya: State of democracy in photos
Extremely disturbing photos of the current state of affairs in Kenya from Kenyan blogger, Joseph Karoki
Kenya: An aerial view of anarchy
Joseph Karoki posts photos of anarchy in Kenya following the recent presidential elections.