Yearly Archives: 2013

Sports Nation Bhutan?

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Bhutan, one of the countries I’d been wanting to see for a long time.  One of the stories I covered was about sports in this Buddhist country and I photographed an archery competition and a few basketball games. I met one of the princes, Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, […]

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Dilemma of Asia’s Biggest Solar Thermal Energy Plant

I had the opportunity to photograph Asia’s biggest solar-thermal power plant, which was built in May in Rajasthan state in India. Solar-thermal systems convert solar power to thermal energy. Its proponents say that it is much more efficient than converting solar power directly into electricity. Also, unlike solar panels, the heat created by solar-thermal can […]

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First Election in 25 Years : Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka covering the provincial elections which took place two days ago. This time the elections have been held in three provinces – north, central and northwest – out of nine and it’s the first election in the north province in nearly 25 years. The north province was under the control of the Tamil […]

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Liberia’s Civil War : Ten Years Later vol.2

Ten years ago last month, Liberia’s civil war ended after 14 years of on-and-off battles as notorious president Charles Taylor left the country. Since covering the fierce fighting in the capital city Monrovia in 2003, I have been documenting Liberia’s post-war rebuilding process and a few months ago, I visited the country on my 6th […]

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Kashmir : Benefiting from Militancy Battles

A little while ago, I visited Doda district deep inside in the Kashmir Valley to photograph the family of a victim allegedly framed by a police officer as a militant and killed. The district was known as one of the most dangerous in the region with bloody battles between militants until a few years ago. […]

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betsy w. Hi Kuni,
Some of your pictures are so complex, interesting and often too tragic. I Hope you’re well and happy. You are always drawn to dangerous places – just stay safe. Betsy

Kuni Takahashi Betsy, Thanks for the comment.