Photo blog in Russian has been announced the Winner of Jury Award at the Deutsche Welle International Weblog Awards 2007 .
The author of the Foto-Mania blog is Ksenia Avimova, a 23 year-old female photo journalist from Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Her collections of photos in black & white chronicle both her live and live of her home city.
On her blog, Ksenia praised her parents who bought her a camera and thanked her supporters in both Russian and English:
“Thanks to everyone who visited my blog and greeted me and who add me in their friend-lists. Now I’m reading your blogs attentively. I didn’t even imaginate that my blog could be such interesting and people visit it to support me. Negative comments make me sober and don’t let me become haugthy, so I also thank spiteful anonymouses”.
Please show your support to Ksenia on her blog page.
The international jury of media experts and bloggers chose the winners in 15 categories. For the other awards winners please check out the Best Of the Blogs 2007.