Photojournalism of the Month: October 2013

Olympic skeleton racer Daly poses for a portrait during the 2013 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Park City, Utah

Olympic skeleton racer John Daly poses for a portrait during the 2013 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Park City, Utah. Lucas Jackson is a New York City-based Reuters staff photographer. We had the pleasure of interviewing him earlier this year about a series of long exposure images showing the Oklahoma tornado destruction. See more of his work and read the interview here.Lucas Jackson / Reuters

Belgian riot police are covered with foam sprayed by Belgian firefighters during a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels

Belgian riot police are covered with foam sprayed by Belgian firefighters during a protest for better work conditions in central Brussels. Yves Herman is a Reuters staffer currently based in Belgium. Check out more of his work here.Yves Herman / Reuters

Residents run from a fire at a gasoline and oil shop in Bustan Al-Qasr

Residents run from a fire at a gasoline and oil shop in Aleppo's Bustan Al-Qasr neighborhood. Witnesses said the fire was caused by a bullet fired by a sniper loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing. Haleem Al-Halab is a stringer working for Reuters in Syria.Haleem Al-Halab/ Reuters
Competitors flex their muscles during the Arnold Classic Europe bodybuilding event in Madrid, Spain. Andres Kudacki is a stringer working for the Associated Press in Madrid. Check out more of his work of his work here.AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
An unknown individual rides their bike along the river Spree in Berlin, Germany. Markus Schreiber is a staff photographer for the Associated Press based in northern Germany.AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

A vending machine, brought inland by a tsunami, is seen in a abandoned rice field inside the exclusion zone at the coastal area near Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

A vending machine, brought inland by a tsunami, is seen in a abandoned rice field inside the exclusion zone at the coastal area near Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture. Damir Sagolj is a Reuters staff photographer based in Myanmar. He recently won first prize in the World Press Photo "Daily Life Singles" category. Check out his awesome blog over on the Reuters site.Damir Sagolj / Reuters

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacts between PBS Sesame Street characters Elmo and Rosita after delivering remarks at the White House in Washington

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacts between PBS Sesame Street characters Elmo and Rosita after delivering remarks on marketing healthier foods to children at the White House. Yuri Gripas is a reuters staffer based in Washington DC; he primarily covers political news.Yuri Gripas / Reuters

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks down the stairs of the damaged former Immigration and Passport building in Aleppo

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks down the stairs of the damaged former Immigration and Passport building in Aleppo. Hamid Khatib is an independent photojournalist stringing for Reuters in Syria. His images of the Syrian rebel forces are some of the most telling photographs we've see consistently coming out of Syria. See more of them here, here and here.Hamid Khatib / Reuters
Smoke of a barbecue rises over followers of Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez as they celebrate the Supreme Court ruling that upheld a government-sponsored media law in front of the National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentinaís Supreme Court ruled that the government has a responsibility to prevent media companies from growing so large that they dominate public discourse, upholding a law that could demolish Grupo Clarin, the nation's largest media group and a leading opponent of President Cristina Fernandez. Natacha Pisarenko is a staff photographer at the Associated Press.AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko

Our Photojournalism of the Month gallery is pulled from various wire services and features photography from all around the world. Want more photojournalism? Check out these images from month's past.

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