Fans recline in comfort as the Serbian bobsled team zips by during the four-man World Championship in Lake Placid, New York. Mike Groll, who made this image, is an AP freelancer and commercial photographer based out of Buffalo, New York. Check out more of his work on his website.
Abortion rights advocate Margaret Doyle is escorted from the Virgina General Assembly building, amid protests of a state senate committee’s approval of a bill stating that human life begins at conception. The senate committee later withdrew support for the bill after facing widespread criticism nation-wide.
7th International Strawberry Symposium
Photographer Lintao Zhang was on the scene at the seventh-annual International Strawberry Symposium in Beijing. Also known as paradise for hungry children. Zhang is a full-time Getty Images photographer based in Beijing.
18th FINA Visa Diving World Cup – LOCOG Test Event for London 2012: Day One
Getty Images staff photographer Clive Rose captured this underwater image during the Men’s three-meter springboard synchronized diving final held in London this week. An extremely well accomplished sports photographer, Rose shoots everything from the Olympic games, to European soccer, to swimming and diving to Formula One racing. You can follow him on Twitter here.
US President Barack Obama greets student
Getty Images/AFP staff photographer Saul Loeb captured this image of excited students greeting President Barack Obama during a speech at the University of Miami this week. As a White House photographer for Agence France-Presse, Loeb has a keen eye for unexpected political moments. He’s also responsible for the image of President Obama firing a marshmallow cannon at the White House Science Fair featured two weeks ago.
Dan Bracaglia, the News & Features editor at Popular Photography, has been covering imaging and camera technology for 13 years, with work appearing—both written and photographic—in publications including American Photo magazine, Digital Photography Review, Popular Science magazine, the Star-Ledger, Sound & Vision magazine, and of course, Popular Photography. Contact the author here.