Photojournalism of the Week: August 31, 2012

NASA's Suomo-NPP satellite captured tropical storm/hurricane Isaac in the early morning hours of August 28, right before making landfall. For more go to PopPhoto.NASA

A competitor tries to grab a flag as he slips off the "gostra" during the religious feast of St Julian outside Valletta

A competitor tries to grab a flag as he slips off the "gostra" during the religious feast of St Julian outside Valletta, Malta. Darrin Zammit Lupi is an Italy-based photographer shooting for Reuters. See more of his work here.Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

Children watch a fire day after an explosion at Amuay oil refinery in Punto Fijo in Peninsula of Paraguana

Young men gaze upon flames erupting from the Amuay oil refinery in Punto Fijo, Venezuela. An explosion the day before killed 41 people. Gil Montano is a freelance photographer shooter for Reuters in Venezuela. See more of his work on his blog.Gil Montano/Reuters

Advertisements for Sharp are seen at an electronics shop in Tokyo

Patrons stand on escalators in a multi-levle electronic shop in Tokyo, Japan. Kim Kyung Hoon is a Tokyo-based photographer shooting for Reuters.Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

Dellacqua of Australia serves to Li of China during their women's singles match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York

Casey Dellacqua of Australia serves to Li Na of China during their women's singles match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Kevin Lamarque is a senior staff photographer at Reuters and has been with the agency for over 25 years. Check out his image in last week's round-up.Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Racing pigeons are released from their racing boxes as they start their flight from Alnwick to their home lofts across Yorkshire and Humberside

Racing pigeons are seen being released as they start their flight from Alnwick to their home lofts across Yorkshire and Humberside in northern England. Nigel Roddis is a British-based commercial photographer shooting for Reuters. See more of his work on his site.Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Children run for shelter at Bahoruco beach in Barahona

Children run for shelter at the Bahoruco beach in Barahona, Dominican Republic to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac.Reuters

De Puniet of France reacts after he crashed during the qualifying practice session at the Czech Grand Prix in Brno

Randy de Puniet of France after a crash during qualifying at the Czech Grand Prix in Brno. Petr Josek Snr is a Czech-based photographer shooting for Reuters.Petr Josek Snr/Reuters

Policemen gesture to a driver stranded in a car on a flooded road as waves are whipped up by typhoon Bolaven in Qingdao

Policemen gesture to a stranded driver on a road flooded by typhoon Bolaven in Qingdao, Shandong province, China.China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC/Reuters

A demonstrator flips through the air while taking part in a protest march during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida

A demonstrator flips through the air while taking part in a protest march during the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Adrees Latif was the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography. Check out that photo over on the Houston Chronicle.Adrees Latif/Reuters

Delegates cheer during the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa

Delegates cheer as an image of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is displayed during the opening session of the Republican National Convention. Eric Thayer is a Los Angeles-based photojournalist who, in addition to Reuters, shoots for the like of The New York Times, Getty and the Wall Street Journal. See more of his work on his personal site.Eric Thayer/Reuters

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