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Outside in: 25 foreign photographers shooting the post-Soviet world. Annexe Work sur Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio. A photo story by Hossein Fatemi. Photographing in his native Iran for over a decade, Hossein Fatemi shows a face of Iran far removed from the images of flag-burning demonstrators and turbanned mullahs that have dominated news reporting from the Islamic Republic.

a photo story by Hossein Fatemi

~~Before the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran under the Shah had close relations with the United States which saw it as a reliable ally in a volatile region and an important bulwark against the neighbouring Soviet Union. With its vast oil reserves, Iran was a pivotal power in the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East and the Shah's drive to secularise the country aligned with Western intentions for the region. All this changed, however, with the revolution that brought Ayatollah Khomeni to power and inaugurated decades of virulent anti-Americanism. For over twenty years, the news and imagery coming out of Iran have been dominated by chador-clad women, flag burning demonstrations and the reports of nuclear skulduggery. TAMAS DEZSO PHOTOGRAPHER - NOTES FOR AN EPILOGUE (2011 - ongoing) NOTES FOR AN EPILOGUE (2011 - ongoing) Spiritual tradition and physical heritage are simultaneously disintegrating in Romania.


Time is beginning to undermine centuries-old traditions preserved in tiny villages, in communities of only a few houses, as well as the bastions of the communist era’s enforced industrialisation, which became part and parcel of Romania’s recent history. Everyday i show. Athens graffiti collection 09.11. Αthens Street Art collection 09 2012. 59 αριστουργηματικές φωτογραφίες από την Ελλάδα (1903-1920) Έγχρωμη Αθήνα 1968-1970. Studio Visit: Platon's Greece. Photography from Romania. Photos of Greece: 1963 to 1972. In 1963 my family moved to Greece for a year while my father taught at the University of Athens.

Photos of Greece: 1963 to 1972

We returned to the USA in 1964 and then moved back to Greece in 1968. The whole time we were there my father was taking photos. In 2005 I scanned my father's slides of Greece and undertook the task of cleaning them up. Source:life hydra. Gallery/Interview: Howard French Gets Intimate Look at China's Characters. 1 of 10 Disappearing Shanghai — photographed in Shanghai.

Gallery/Interview: Howard French Gets Intimate Look at China's Characters

(Howard French) China is not a new topic for reporter, author and photographer Howard French. The former New York Times correspondent worked as its Shanghai Bureau Chief between 2003 and 2008 and has written extensively about the country. TÜRKİYE'DE ZAMAN. A Glimpse of the World: The Photography of Howard W. French. Bucharest seen by an american tourist in 1974. Smic Communist Constructions Photographed.

Inspired by the finest Suprematist utopias, the Georgian Ministry of Highways with its reduced anchorage.

smic Communist Constructions Photographed

(G. Chakhava, Z. Dzhalaganiya, T. A photo story by Petrut Calinescu. The Danube Delta, Europe's most pristine river delta, is a 5000 sq km expanse of low-lying wetland that has remained relatively untouched and sparsely populated, despite lying along the faultline where empires have repeatedly clashed over centuries.

a photo story by Petrut Calinescu

~~At the end of its nearly 2,900 km course, the Danube, Europe's longest river, spreads out into countless tentacles over a huge, watery plain along the border between Romania and Ukraine. The Danube Delta, Europe's second largest after the great Volga Delta on the Caspian coast, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1991 and has remained relatively pristine, largely due to its relative isolation from major urban centres and a very thinly spread population of around 20,000.

Rian dundon – fringe life: negotiating modernity in chinas provincial grey zones. Hover over the image for navigation and full screen controls Rian Dundon A view from inside the other new China play this essay This project re-examines China’s shifting cultural norms, economic transitions, and socio-political changes from within the context of its marginalized interior regions.

rian dundon – fringe life: negotiating modernity in chinas provincial grey zones

Moving beyond the urban-centric/scenic/iconic structures, which dominate the current visual record of China, it considers the cultural dynamism of smaller provincial cities and rural prefectures far removed from China’s coastal metropole. Online communism photo collection. Best photos of the year 2011. Burma's political prisoners – gallery. Burma has said it is set to release prisoners, apparently including political detainees.

Burma's political prisoners – gallery

More than 2,000 political prisoners – including monks, students, journalists, lawyers, MPs and over 300 members of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition National League for Democracy – are incarcerated in horrendous conditions. Former prisoners are photographed with the name of a current political prisoner written on their palm. The photographs are taken from Abhaya - Burma's Fearlessness, by James Mackay, published by River Books in November 2011 (ISBN 978 616 7339 139, price £19.95) Analysis & Opinion. World War II in Photos - Alan Taylor - In Focus.

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014.

World War II in Photos - Alan Taylor - In Focus

First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early entries with you here, gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments. -Online Browsing- Πολιτιστικη εταιρεια "ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΖΟΝΤΑΣ" English Russia. Image galleries. Allen Ginsberg Project - Photography. Hier komt de hoofdkop Hier komt een subkop. Detroit in ruins. Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world.

All around the world - Franny Wentzel - Thursday, May 6th, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] In the early part of the 20th century French-Jewish capitalist Albert Kahn set about to collect a photographic record of the world, the images were held in an 'Archive of the Planet'.

Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world

Before the 1929 stock market crash he was able to amass a collection of 180,000 metres of b/w film and more than 72,000 autochrome plates, the first industrial process for true colour photography. Yad Vashem Photo Archive. “Mendel takes out his camera. No more flowers, clouds, natures, stills or landscapes.

Amid the horror all around him he has found his destiny: to photograph and leave behind a testimony for all generations about the great tragedy unfolding before his eyes.”