18 Compelling And Engaging Photos From The News Of The Last Week


I love photography. It communicates so much raw emotion. Here are 18 pics from the last week or so in the news. Source CNN, Daily Telegraph UK, Google Images.

Christian Jacobs, a 5-year-old from Hertford, North Carolina, puts a flag in front of his father's gravestone at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, May 30. Marine Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs died in a training accident in 2011. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/28/us/gallery/memorial-day-2016/index.html" target="_blank">See more photos from Memorial Day</a>

Christan Jacobs, a 5 year old from Hertford, North Carolina, puts a flag in from of his father’s gravestone at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, May 30. His father died  in a training accident in 2011.

A vintage World War II plane is pulled out of the Hudson River on Saturday, May 28, a day after <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/27/us/wwii-plane-crash-hudson-river/" target="_blank">it crashed</a> in North Bergen, New Jersey. The body of a 56-year-old man, presumed to be the pilot, was recovered in the river near the downed plane, the New York Police Department said.

A vintage WWII plane is pulled from the Hudson River, New York on May 28 after it crashed into the River killing the pilot.

A giant panda named Hao Hao holds her newborn baby in her mouth at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Brugelette, Belgium, on Thursday, June 2. Giant panda cubs <a href="https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/giantpandas/pandafacts/" target="_blank">are very small</a> in relation to their mother -- 1/900th of the size. They are also pink, hairless and blind, not opening their eyes for several weeks.

A Giant Panda named Hao Hao holds her new born in her mouth in a Belgium Zoo on June 2nd. (Its ok, it’s what they do).

Donald Trump supporters pray before the Republican presidential candidate arrived at a rally in Sacramento, California, on Wednesday, June 1.

Donald Trump supporters pray before a rally in Sacramento, California on Wednesday June 2nd.

A traveler washes his horse in a river during the Appleby Horse Fair in Appleby, England, on Thursday, June 2. The annual fair is attended by about 5,000 travelers who come to buy and sell horses.

A man washes his horse in a river during the Appleby Horse Fair in Appleby, England on Thursday, June 2nd. Its an annual fair attended by about 5000 people.

Firefighters in Tokyo spray foam on Korean Air Flight 2708 as smoke rises from an engine on Friday, May 27. The fire broke out before the airplane took off. All passengers and crew were safe.

Fire-fighters in Tokyo spray foam on Korean Air Flight 2701 as smoke rises from the engines on Friday May 27th. The fire broke out before the airplane took off. Everyone was safe.

A member of Iraq's security forces fires artillery Sunday, May 29, during clashes with ISIS militants near Falluja, Iraq. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/26/middleeast/gallery/battle-for-falluja/index.html" target="_blank">Falluja</a> remains one of the last two Iraqi cities under ISIS control.

A member of Iraq’s security forces fire artillery on Sunday May 29, during clashes with ISIS militants near Falluja, Iraq.

Espy, Pa. firefighter Scott Dawson kneels down with Finn, a chihuahua mix, after pulling him out of a house fire in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The dog was one of three saved from the burning home.

Fire-fighter Scott Dawson kneels down with Finn, a Chihuahua mix, after pulling him out of a house fire in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The dog was one of three saved from the house. The other two were people.

A pedestrian walks through snow covered trees at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Heavy snow and strong winds have shut down some highways and schools in Colorado and canceled flights at Denver's airport.

A Pedestrian walks through snow covered trees at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

Butterflies lap up some orange juice at the Natural History Museum's latest exhibition, Sensational Butterflies in London

Butterflies lap up some orange juice at the Natural History Museum’s latest exhibition in London.

Serena Williams in full flight at the French Open.

A child sleeps inside a homemade hammock at the al-Manjora camp for Yemeni refugees

A child sleeps in a Hammock at the al-Manjora refugee camp for Yemenis who have fled flighting in their country.

Shi’ite fighters take a selfie while mounting an artillery attack on Isis militants, near Falluja, Iraq

Shi’ite fighters take a selfie while mounting an artillery attack on ISIS militants.

A protestor uses a tennis racket to return a teargas canister during a demonstration against the government’s proposed labour law reforms

A protestor uses a tennis racquet to return a tear gas canister during an anti government demonstration in France.

The aftermath of a suicide car bomb attack outside the Ambassador Hotel in Mogadishu

The aftermath of a suicide car bomb attack outside the Ambassador Hotel, Magadishu, Somalia.

In 2003 this was voted the greatest sport photo ever by the Observer. Even Neil Leifer calls it his best shot – one, he says, on which he cannot improve. He’s right. The pristine white canvas is the perfect backdrop, accentuating the two fighters whose figures are so neatly counterposed. I can’t imagine boxing will ever look this sublime again.

In 2003, this photo was voted the greatest ever sport photo. Muhammad Ali being victorious.

Here are some other Photo blogs. (Photos taken by me).

Ps Peter



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  1. Muhammad Ali, Mark 8:36

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