Wildfires Encroach On New Jersey’s Meadowlands

Firefighters battle a brush fire in New Jersey’s Meadowlands, just outside of New York City. Michael Bocchieri is a photojournalist working in the New York Metro area. You can see more of his work, including some inspiring street photography, over on his website.

Young Slovaks dressed in traditional cos

During the Easter season, it is tradition in the Slovakian village of Trencianska Tepla for men to dress in costumes and throw buckets of water on young girls. The tradition is a symbol of youth, strength and beauty for the coming spring season. Samuel Kubani is a general news photographer working for AFP and Getty throughout Europe.

The carcass of the world’s most well-pre

Individuals gather around Lyuba, the world’s best-preserved baby mammoth carcass, on display at IFC Mall in Hong Kong. The carcass is 42,000 years old. Aaron Tam is a freelance photographer based in and around Hong Kong. In addition to stringing for Getty Images, he also shoots for Reuters. You can see more of his work on his 500px page.
A body builder gets prepares to take the stage during the Mumbai Body Building competition in Mumbai, India. Rafiq Maqbool is an Associated Press staffer based in Kashmir region of India. In the past he has covered the Bangladesh floods, the effects of the Tsunami on Sri Lanka and the war in Afghanistan. AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool

A Bahraini Shiite Muslim boy sits on the

A Bahraini Shiite Muslim boy sits on the sidewalk wearing a gas mask during clashes with riot police after a demonstration in the village of Belad al-Qadeem in Bahrain.

Red Star fans light torches during Serbia’s National Cup semifinal match against Partizan in Belgrade

Fans of the Red Star football team light torches during Serbia’s National Cup semifinal match against Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia. A general news photographer, you can see more of Ivan Milutinovic’s images on the Corbis site.
An Indian child watches television inside a shed in one of New Delhi’s poorest neighborhoods. Tsering Topgyal is a photographer working for the Associated Press in Guru Ram Das Nagar, New Delhi. AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal

Kickboxers train at the youth club in Juba

Kickboxers train at a youth club in the city of Juba, in South Sudan. This is the second time Reuters photographer Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah has appeared in our Images of the Week gallery. See his past photo here.
An Indian Hindu devotee dressed as Ravan, from Hindu mythology, rides in a carriage during a procession marking the festival of Shiva Gajan in the city of Kolkata, India. Kevin Frayer is the Associated Press’ Chief Photographer for South Asia. A longtime photojournalist, he has covered the war in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq and conflict in the Gaza Strip. He is also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his coverage of the war in Lebanon. Keep up to date with Kevin by following him on Twitter. AP Photo/Kevin Frayer

Russia’s Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin visits the planetarium in Moscow

Russia’s ever-photogenic prime minister (now president-elect) Vladimir Putin watches a presentation at a Moscow planetarium on the 51st anniversary Yuri Gagarin’s historic first space flight. Alexsey Druginyn is a Russian photographer whose work, for the most part, revolves around Putin’s every move.

Be sure to check out our archive of past Photojournalism of the Week galleries, where you will find more great work.