Photojournalism of the Week: October 19, 2012

Traymond Harris and Ryan Hudge play basketball as Space Shuttle Endeavour travels to the California Science Center on Crenshaw Ave in Inglewood, Los Angeles
Traymond Harris (L) and Ryan Hudge play basketball as Space Shuttle Endeavour travels to the California Science Center on Crenshaw Ave in Inglewood, Los Angeles. Wally Skalij is a fulltime photojounalist working for the Las Angeles Times.Wally Skalij/POOL New/Reuters
A U.S. Secret Service Agent stands at detail behind Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as he speaks during a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon, Ohio
A U.S. Secret Service Agent stands at detail behind Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as he speaks during a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon, Ohio. Shannon Stapleton is a New York City-based Reuters staffer. See more of his work on his site.Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Man rests on a motorcycle in front of an advertisement in central Shanghai
A man rests on a motorcycle in front of an advertisement in central Shanghai, China. Aly Song is a Reuters staffer based in Eastern China. See more of Aly's work on the Reuters blog, including a rather interesting series documenting openly Gay citizens in China.Aly Song/Reuters
Greek riot police avoid flames from two molotov cocktails at an anti-austerity march in central Athens during a 24-hour labour strike
Greek riot police avoid flames from two molotov cocktails at an anti-austerity march in central Athens. John Kolesidis is a photojournalist based in Athens, Greece, shooting for the likes of Reuters and Corbis. He has quite extensively covered anti-austerity protests over the course of the past year and a half.John Kolesidis/Reuters
Boys juggle a football in front of their house in the old streets in Benghazi
Boys juggle a football in front of their house in Benghazi, Libya. Esam Al-Fetori is a fulltime photographer based in Libya and shooting for Reuters.Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters
Nepalese youth plays on swing during the first day of Dashain, Hinduism's biggest religious festival, in Kathmandu
A Nepalese youth plays on a swing during the first day of Dashain, Hinduism's biggest religious festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Navesh Chitrakar is a Reuters staffer based in Nepal. His work has appeared in our weekly roundup more than any other photographer. See his image from the past two week's round-up here and here.Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
Brandon Rios of the U.S. connects to the face of compatriot Mike Alvarado during the sixth round of their WBO Latino Super Lightweight Title boxing match in Carson, California
Brandon Rios (R) of the U.S. connects to the face with a punch on compatriot Mike Alvarado during the sixth round of their WBO Latino Super Lightweight Title boxing match in Carson, California. Rios won by TKO in the seventh round. Danny Moloshok is a fulltime commercial photographer working for Reuters. See more of his work on his site.Danny Moloshok/Reuters
A policeman takes up position at the Jacarezinho slum during an operation to install Peacekeeping Unit (UPP) riot police in Rio de Janeiro
A policeman takes up position at the Jacarezinho slum during an operation to install Peacekeeping Unit (UPP) riot police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The introduction of the peacekeeping program in the region is part of efforts to crack down on crime and increase security as the city prepares to host the 2014 soccer World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. Sergio Moraes is a Brazilian-based photojournalist shooting for Reuters.Sergio Moraes/Reuters
Workers are seen in cherry pickers as the Space Shuttle Endeavour is moved to the California Science Center in Los Angeles
Workers are seen in cherry pickers as the Space Shuttle Endeavour is moved to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Mario Anzuoni is a LA-based Reuters staffer. See more of his work on his site.Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
A soldier of the Fuerza de Tarea Maya (Maya Task Force) stands watch during a patrol overlooking Zona 18, in the north of Guatemala City
A soldier of the Fuerza de Tarea Maya (Maya Task Force) stands watch during a patrol overlooking Zona 18, in the northern part of Guatemala City, Guatemala. Jorge Lopez is a photojournalist based in Guatemala and shooting for Reuters.Jorge Lopez/Reuters

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

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