[Web Wrap]: The Big Picture: Armenia Through Non-Armenian Eyes.

August 31, 2010

Inspiring photography series depict the life and times of Armenia.

By Liana Aghajanian via ianyan MAG

Boston.com’s the Big Picture is one of the most awe-inspiring and breathtaking  photo series on the web. So when the site recently publishing an amazing look at Russia in color, a century ago, by 19th century photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, we were tempted to do our own reoccurring photo show.

Below you will find various photography that captures the life and times of Armenia found through Flickr, all using a Creative Commons license. It is interesting to note, that only one of these photographs was taken by an Armenian photographer, making up a nice collection of shots of the country and giving Armenia a little more variety than a series of century old churches or mountains.

Please continue reading here.

A 106-year-old Armenian woman
sits in front of her home
guarding it with a rifle,
in the village of Degh,
near the border of Azerbaijan. 1990

Ianyan mag photo

Credit: Creative Commons
/United Nations Photo/by Armineh Johannes

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