This week in Photos, March 22 - March 28, 2013
Holi is celebrated in India, while China honors Earth Hour and more in this week in photos.
twip_03282013_ss_001President Obama tosses a soccer ball as he welcomes the players from the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Los Angeles Kings at a ceremony honoring the players at the White House. The Californian teams won the Major League Soccer championship and the Stanley Cup, respectively. 960 1280
twip_03282013_ss_006Hundreds of people prepare to blow out candles at the same time in honor of Earth Hour in Shanghai, China. Households around the world turned their lights off for 1 hour in celebration of Earth Hour, which aims to raise awareness about climate change and renewable energy. 960 1280
twip_03282013_ss_013Thousands of tourists gather around the Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich’en Itza during the Spring Equinox at the Yucatan Peninsula. One of the seven wonders of the modern world, a shadow is cast on the pyramid that resembles a massive snake along the structure. 960 1280
photoweek_0301_ss_012Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (C), Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide (L) and US astronaut Sunita Williams (R) on their way to a training exercise at the Star City Cosmonaut Training Center outside Moscow. The team is scheduled to launch a mission to the International Space Station this summer. 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