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 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.
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.
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.
Dan Bracaglia is the News & Features editor at Popular Photography. He has been writing about technology and photography for 12 years and has had work—both written and photographic—appear in places including American Photo magazine, Digital Photography Review, Popular Science magazine, Sound & Vision magazine, and of course, Popular Photography. Contact the author here.