The New York City Comic Con convention continued as thousands of costumed fans poured into the Jacob Javits Center again today. The four day event which runs October 9-12 is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. [Warning: Contains some nudity]
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Ken Lam has worked as a staff photographer at The Baltimore Sun since 1989. During his time here, he has covered a variety of subjects with style and finesse. He has the ability to find unique moments in time. Whether Ken is covering a candlelight vigil for a fallen police officer or the President getting “chest bumped” at the USNA graduation or Ray Lewis showing his gratitude to the fans at his last home game in Baltimore, he will get a picture that tells a story. Ken is a great sports photographer, having covered a number of different sporting events. He was a key member of The Sun’s Super Bowl photo coverage team and is currently working the Orioles’ playoff run.
The press was given a preview of the Paris Auto Show known as “Paris Mondial de l’Automobile 2014.” The show will feature near 115,000 square yards of exhibit space with more than 100 new international releases.
Apple’s stores attracted long lines of shoppers for the debut of the latest iPhones, indicating robust pent-up demand for bigger-screen smartphones. The iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus became available starting in Australia, before rolling out in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States. Consumers in New York and San Francisco had already formed queues to be first to buy the gadgets.
IFA in Berlin, Germany is a global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. It presents the latest products and innovations. IFA offers such a comprehensive overview of the international market and attracts the attention of trade visitors each year from more than 100 countries.
In a recurring series, The Darkroom takes a look back at some of the talented photojournalists who have helped enrich The Sun. One such photographer was William L. LaForce Jr.
More than 1,200 men and women reported to the United States Naval Academy as the Class of 2018 started their summer of indoctrination. The incoming plebes (freshman) go through the induction process where they have their hair trimmed, uniforms issued, medical exams and begin to learn the basics of being in the Navy. The last step is when the young men and women take part in the Oath of Office ceremony at the end of the day.
The Firefly Music Festival is a four day premier music experience set among lush wooded landscapes, featuring renowned headliners such as the Foo Fights, Outkast, Imagine Dragons, Beck, the Lumineers and Jack Johnson. It also has many emerging artists. In addition to adding a fourth day in 2014, topping 100-plus acts booked this year, Firefly has also expanded its wooded site from 87 to 154 acres to accommodate more fans.
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United States soccer fans celebrated around the world as their team defeated Ghana 2-1 on the fifth day of competition in Natal, Brazil in a Group G match.