“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 Kenneth K. Lam and Karl Merton Ferron covered the Ravens 16-10 loss to the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium.
Nepalese Hindu devotees celebrate the Shikali Jatra festival at the Shikali Temple in the village of Khokana, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on October 7, 2016.
Local villagers, who normally do not celebrate the country’s most famous festival of Dashain, celebrate the Shikali Jatra each year.
The Israel Tattoo Convention is an annual event in Tel Aviv that brings together performance artists and local tattoo artists in a two-day celebration of body modification.
How did Trip, Finn and Ollie Hewitt, the identical triplets of Hampden, get ready for their first birthday party? While their mother took care of the party details, their father loaded them into the family’s Honda Pilot for an hour-long driving nap. This vital preparation epitomizes the careful planning and multi-tasking skills of the triplets’ parents, Kristen and Thomas Hewitt, Jr. While the boys slept, Thomas, Director of Service Development at the Maryland Transit Administration, navigated through some city bus routes being redesigned.
Indian flower vendors showcase lotus flowers to attract puja organisers for Durga Puja. The five-day festival, which commemorates the slaying of the demon king Mahishasur by the goddess Durga and marks the triumph of good over evil, begins on October 7.
Rescue workers in Haiti struggled to reach cutoff towns and learn the full extent of the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew as the storm began battering the Bahamas on Wednesday and triggered large-scale evacuations along the U.S. East Coast. Haiti and the eastern tip of Cuba — blasted by Matthew on October 4, 2016 — began the messy and probably grim task of assessing the storm’s toll. Matthew hit them as a Category Four hurricane but has since been downgraded to three, on a scale of five, by the US National Hurricane Center.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation annually complies a list to identify “important examples of the nation’s architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.” The designation can help galvanize grassroots and political support for protecting sites, but isn’t always welcomed by locals. Here are looks at eight from this year’s cohort, many of which are in urban areas.
Thousands of women dressed in black protested across Poland in the “women strike” campaign against a proposed near-total abortion ban in the devoutly Catholic country, where legislation is already among the most restrictive in Europe.