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_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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