Photojournalism of the Week: May 11, 2012

Kashmir Employees Protest Against Government

Indian protestors shout anti-government slogans after being sprayed with jets of purple water by police during a massive demonstration in Srinagar, India. Yawar Nazir is a freelance photojournalist and a Getty contributing photographer based out of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He’s also worked for Reuters and Polaris before contributing to Getty.Yawar Nazir/ Getty Images

Two-Day Old Baby Elephant Presented At Berlin Zoo

A two-day-old baby Asian elephant attempts to stand up and walk for the first time at the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup has been a Berlin-based staff photographer with Getty Images since 2002.Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Vladimir Putin walks in as he attends the inauguration ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow

Vladimir Putin makes a grand entrance into his inauguration ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow. Alexsey Druginyn is a photographer for the Russian International News Agency based in Moscow.REUTERS/Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/Pool
A wounded Russian protester winces in pain after clashing with police officers on the eve of Vladimir Putin's inauguration in Moscow. Mikhail Metzel is an Associated Press and Corbis photographer working out of Eastern Russia. A veteran to the photojournalism game, he photographed the areas immediately affected by the Chernobyl disaster three years after the meltdown. You can see an incredible gallery of those images here.AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel
Firefighters ponder how to remove a crashed car, precariously balanced on a ledge, from the side of a building in Olympia, Washington. Mike Baker is a reporter, not a photojournalist, for the Associated Press and is based in Olympia. Keep up to date with his assignments by following him on Twitter.AP Photo/Mike Baker
Ultra-Orthodox Jews stand next to bonfires during the Lag Ba'Omer celebration in Bnei Brak, Israel. Oded Balilty is an Associated Press staff photographer and the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Check out his iconic winning image here. He has been with the AP since 2002 working first in China, then in Israel.AP Photo/Oded Balilty
Chilean riot police shield players for Argentina's Boca Juniors as they leave the field after defeating Chile's Union Espanola 3-2. Eduardo Di Baia is an Associated Press staffer based in Argentina.AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia

Logan Morrison

Miami Marlins left fielder Logan Morrison misses a catch deep in the outfield, giving the Houston Astros' Jordan Schafer a double in the fifth inning of the game. Pat Sullivan is an AP staff photographer based in Houston, Texas.AP Photo/Pat Sullivan
Indian laborers try to salvage rotting wheat grain from sacks after a lack of warehouse space forced farmers to store their crops outdoors, where they ultimately spoiled. Indian government officials claim to be taking steps to secure more storage facilities by the end of the year. Altaf Qadri is an Associated Press photographer based in the Kashmir region of Indian. A well-established photojournalist, he has worked in Afghanistan, Libya, Nepal, Cambodia, Saudi Arabia and Morocco. See more of his work on his website.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

A view shows the explosion of gas-filled balloons during a campaign rally in the central Republic Square in Yerevan

Faulty gas-filled balloons cause an explosion at a campaign rally in Yerevan, Armenia, injuring at least 144 individuals. Tigran Mehrabyan is a photographer for the PanARMENIAN news agency, the nation’s first web-based news organization.REUTERS/Tigran Mehrabyan/PanARMENIAN Photo/Handout

Zhang Wuyi sits in his double-seater submarine during a test operation at an artificial pool near a shipyard in Wuhan

Zhang Wuyi sits in his homemade two-seat submarine during a test operation at an artificial pool in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. A 37-year old farmer, Wuyi has built a total of six mini-subs and recently sold one for 100,000 yuan ($15,855). Darley Shen is a stringer for Reuters working in Eastern of China.REUTERS/Darley Shen

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