This Week in Photos, Jan. 18 - Jan. 24 2013
The world's largest oceanarium opens, the Obamas dance at the Inaugural Ball and models take the runway in this week in photos.
twip_01242013_ss_011Australian artist, Ewen Coates, sets up his installation called “Overground” at Art Stage Singapore. His work consists of 12 life-sized bronze heads each wearing a balaclava. Inside each head is a small diorama depicting a particular scene about “the way the mind deals with suffering.” 960 1280
twip_01242013_ss_012A less than a day old newborn Asian elephant calf lies in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in Chester, England. The zoo is part of a breeding program that focuses on sustaining the elephant population in Europe, and the calf is the second elephant to be born at the zoo in 12 weeks. 960 1280
twip_01242013_ss_013Brazilian graffiti artist, Eduardo Kobra, puts the finishing touches to his 184-foot creation at the financial center on Sao Paulo’s Avenida Paulista. His piece pays tribute to Oscar Niemeyer, one of the 20th century’s most influential modernist architects, who died in December 2012. 960 1280
photoweek_1206_ss_001Actors dressed as Joseph and the Three Wise Men stroll past the US Capitol Building after participating in a live nativity scene in front of the Supreme Court in DC. The Christian Defense Coalition created “The Nativity Project” event to demonstrate that such displays are protected by the First Amendment. 960 1280
photoweek_1206_ss_003Berlin Technical University students dress up as Santas and angels for a pre-Christmas gathering at the cafeteria of the Studentenwerk Nord student support service. The students completed a Santa workshop and will visit company parities and families during the holiday season as a way to earn extra money to help fund their studies. 960 1280
you-get-the-picture-ss-001In her web series, You Get the Picture, photographer Lizzy Sullivan traverses New York City while demonstrating how to take great travel photos. In Washington Square Park, Lizzy Snaps photographs street performer Wyndham Baird under the Washington Square Arch.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/16, Shutter Speed: 1/125th s, ISO: 100 960 1280
you-get-the-picture-ss-003At NYC’s Izakaya Mew restaurant, Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to photograph a delicious plated sushi dish.
Settings: Lens: 50mm, Aperture: 1.4, Shutter Speed 1/60th s, ISO: 400 960 1280
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