This Week in Photos, Week of July 15-21, 2011
A mud festival, "bee bearding" contest and some very small buildings.
photoweek_ss_0721_001_596x334Bees cover beekeeper Lu Kongjiang as he competes in a 'bee bearding' contest on July 16, 2011 in Shaoyang, Hunan Province of China. Wang Dalin won the contest after attracting 59 pounds of bees onto his body, covered only by a pair of shorts and swimming goggles. 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