Iranian citizen media does not only talk about politics and protest, but also life, art and history. Vahid Rahmanian is a creative photo blogger who publishes photos of art and historic places in Iran. With Vahid's permission, we've republished a few of the daily photos below. Click on them to see bigger versions in his blog.
Nasir AlMolk mosque, Shiraz
A painting on the wall of Chehel Sotoun (40 columns) in Esfahan (Isfahan) depicting Persian dancers dancing in the court of the Safavid king.
Plates with various designs
These plates showing varieties of MinaKari, a specific handicraft of Esfahan.