This Week in Photos, Week of March 21 - 27, 2014
March Madness, the unveiling of a "Cupcake ATM," and the First Lady's visit to China cause a stir in this week in photos.
photoweek_032714_ss_001Nritya Sangam Dance Company perform in the annual Phagwa celebrations, also known as the Holi festival, hosted by The National Phagwa Council of Trinidad and Tobago in Aranguez Savannah, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_003A woman waits for her order of cupcakes at a "Cupcake ATM" created by Sprinkles bakery on March 25, 2014 in New York City. The Cupcake ATM opened today, and while there were certain technical difficulties for the first day, lines of people waited to try out the new machine. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_004Julius Randle #30 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball against the Wichita State Shockers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 23, 2014 in St Louis, MO. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_006A Pasola rider prepares to throw his spear during the Pasola war festival at Wainyapu village on March 25, 2014 in Sumba Island, Indonesia. The Pasola Festival is an important annual event to welcome the new harvest season, which coincides with the arrival of "Nyale," a type of sea worm, during February or March each year. Pasola, an ancient ritual fighting game, involves 2 teams of men on horseback charging towards each other while trying to hit their rivals with "pasol" javelins and avoid being hit themselves. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_007A woman holds a child as they visit an art exhibition "A Dream I Dreamed" by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Shanghai on March 25, 2014. Kusama was born in Nagano, Japan in 1929, today she is acknowledged as one of the most important living artists from Japan. The exhibition will be open until March 30, 2014. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_008Locals and tourists pose for photos in front of a giant illuminated "Budapest" sign at the Heroes square of Budapest on March 23, 2014. This new attraction of the Hungarian capital's spring cultural festival is built of wood by the architect of the Arts' Palace Gabor Zoboki and "Hello Wood," an architectural company of wood products. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_009Visitors look at a sound and light show as part of the exhibition "Klimt and Vienna, a Century of Gold and Colors," projected on the walls of the "Carrieres de Lumieres" site (Quarries of Lights) in Les Baux-de-Provence, France. The multimedia show takes visitors on a journey through 100 years of Viennese painting to the heart of the colorful works of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt and the artists he inspired. The exhibition runs from March 7, 2014 to January 4, 2015. 960 1280
photoweek_032714_ss_010Dancers at South Korea's largest amusement park, Everland, hand out tulip flower pots to pedestrians during a street event in downtown Seoul, Korea. The event signal's the start of the park's spring festival. 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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