This Week in Photos, Sept. 13 - 19, 2013
Here she comes ... Miss America, and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and the Dalai Lama -- all in this week in photos.
twip-130919-ss-011-tokyo-game-showAttendees take photographs of the Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console and controllers at the Tokyo Game Show 2013 in Chiba, Japan. Sony Corp. expects sales of its new PlayStation 4 console to reach 5 million units this financial year, with at least 20 games to be available as it competes with a new machine from Microsoft Corp. 960 1280
twip-130919-ss-013-etrog-sukkot-jewishAn Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man uses a magnifying glass to check an etrog, a citrus fruit, for blemishes at a market in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood. The citrus fruit is used in rituals during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which begins at sundown Wednesday. 960 1280
twip-130919-ss-015-giglio-italy-costa-concordiaThe severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the parbuckling operation successfully uprighted the ship around 4AM on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. Work began the day before to right the stricken Costa Concordia vessel, which sank on January 12, 2012. If the operation is successful, it will then be towed away and scrapped. The procedure, known as parbuckling, has never been carried out on a vessel as large as Costa Concordia before. 960 1280
twip-130919-ss-017-ganesh-bengal-bayDevotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Bay of Bengal for its immersion during the 10-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing and later immersed in a river or the sea symbolizing a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode, taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind. 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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