The fall high school sports season is heating up, as the playoffs are just around the corner. Baltimore Sun community papers’ photographers were out capturing the action again last week, and here’s some of their best stuff.
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“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalists Lloyd Fox and Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Ravens as they beat the Carolina Panthers, 38-10, at M&T Bank Stadium.
French adventurer and researcher Stephane Rousson prepares Aerosail, an innovative, efficient, and silent maritime vehicle, which uses only the wind as means of propulsion. Its unique principle of flight allows the user to pilot like a sailboat an airship linked by a cable to a stabilized keel, called the Seaglider. The cable acts as the mast and the airship as the sail. Rousson is planning his crossing for the end of October 2014. Text and photos courtesy of AFP/Getty.
The Maryland Zoo at Baltimore will open on Saturday “Penguin Coast,” its new home for the it’s African penguins. The zoo is home to one of the largest colonies of the birds in North America. The exhibit will allow the number of endangered birds to double from its current number of 50.
For 800 children in Morocco, damaged or burnt skin is genetic, irreparable, and needs to be replaced. Mohamed-El Kotbi, 17, and Driss Hamouti, 21, live with this tragic condition. Due to a disease called Xeroderma Pigmentosum – which medical professionals generally shorthand to XP – they are prone to blistering and burning of their skin and eyes upon the slightest sun exposure
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalist Lloyd Fox photographed the Ravens as they beat the Cleveland Browns 23-21 at at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Beer flows as Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich, competition in the Asian games and motorcycles race at Le Mans | Sept. 20
Beer and cleavage appear during the opening day of Oktoberfest in Munich, visually poetic competition at the Asian games, motorcycles race at Le Mans and more in the day in pictures from around the world.