Photojournalism of the Week: May 4, 2012

Roosters duel during a cockfighting matc

Afghanis gather around a cockfighting ring in the capital city of Kabul. Johannes Eisele is an AFP/Getty Images staffer based out of Kabul, covering both daily life and conflict in the region.Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
A member of the NYPD clashes with an Occupy Wall Street protestor during their May Day march in New York City. Mary Altaffer is a New York City-based photojournalist, covering breaking news in and around the five boroughs. See more of her work on her Website.AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands walks in a ticker tape parade during the annual Queens' day in Veenendaal

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands is greeted by a cheering crowd and ticker tape in the city of Veenendaal , during a parade to celebrate the annual Queens' day holiday.REUTERS/Pool
A Pakistani girl helps her father herd sheep near the demolished compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan that once housed Osama bin Laden. Muhammed Muheisen is the Chief Associated Press photographer for Pakistan. Another one of his images depicting daily life in Pakistan appeared in our gallery just a few weeks ago. Check out the image here, and see more of his work on his Light Stalkers page.AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen
Thousands of protesters march to the Presidential Palace in Manila to burn an effigy of President Benigno Aquino III, during a massive Labor Day rally. Demonstrators demanded wage increases in light of major oil price hikes. Bullit Marquez is an Associated Press staffer who covers general and breaking news in the region.AP Photo/Bullit Marquez

Shuttle Enterprise Flight to New York

The Space Shuttle Enterprise made its grand entrance into the New York City-area, atop a custom 747 jet, on Friday, April 27. Its new home is the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Robert Markowitz is a NASA scientific photographer, based out of the Johnson Space Center—he has been shooting for the Space Administration for over 20 years. Markowitz made this incredible image from aboard a NASA T-38 Talon jet.AP Photo/NASA/Robert Markowitz

Egyptian anti-military protesters evacua

Egyptian anti-military protestors carry a wounded demonstrator away from violence in Cairo’s Tahir Square on May 2. More than 20 people were killed when unknown individuals attacked the anti-military sit-in. Khaled Desouki is an Egyptian resident and a staff photographer for AFP.Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images

Beijing's Daily Life

Chinese military police stand guard as tourists watch a flag-lowering ceremony in Tiananmen Square. Feng Li is a Getty Images staffer, based out of Beijing. He has been working with Getty since 2007.Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images

Visitors crowd in an artificial wave pool at a water park in Nanning

Visitors crowd in an artificial wave pool at a water park in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang, China.CDIC /Reuters

An Occupy demonstrator is arrested during a May Day protest in Oakland

An Occupy demonstrator is arrested during a May Day protest in Oakland, California. Stephen Lam is a Reuters staff photographer based in the Bay-area. You can keep up with his weekly assignments by checking out his work on the Reuters blog.Stephen Lam/Reuters

U.S. soldier points his rifle after coming under fire in Zharay district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan

U.S. soldier Nicholas Dickhut points his rifle through a doorway in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, as his regiment comes under Taliban fire. Baz Ratner is a veteran conflict photographer and staffer for Reuters. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2006 for his work covering the military conflict in Lebanon. You can see more of his work on his personal site.Baz Ratner/Reuters

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