Photos of the Week (06/23/19)

A child dressed in the traditional clothes of the Sorbs attends a holy mass during a Corpus Christi procession in Crostwitz, Germany.

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) A Milwaukee police squad is at the scene Tuesday where an off-duty officer was killed in a crash near North 60th Street and West Capitol Drive. Photo: Angela Peterson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

2) Officers salute as the body of Milwaukee Police Officer Kou Her arrives at the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office Tuesday morning. The off-duty officer was killed in an overnight car crash. Photo: Keith Schubert/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

3) Police officers await the arrival of the body of slain Racine Police Officer John Hetland. Hetland was killed during an armed robbery. Photo: Colin Boyle/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

4) A hearse leads a processional of Racine police officers on Tuesday outside of Teezer’s Bar, 1936 Lathrop Ave., where Racine Police Officer John Hetland was killed while trying to stop an armed robbery at the bar. With police tape still up, people watch and pay their respects from the side of the road. The processional went from Teezer’s to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s office. A return processional traveled from the Medical Examiner’s office to Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory in Mount Pleasant, where arrangements for Officer Hetland are being handled. Photo: Stephanie Jones, Racine Journal Times

5) Police officers comfort each other after the body of slain Racine Police Officer John Hetland arrived at the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Hetland was killed during an armed robbery. Photo: Colin Boyle / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

6) Kamari Andrews, 14, a Racine Police Explorer, kneels down Wednesday in front of the memorial set up for Racine Police Officer John Hetland at the Police Department at Washington Avenue and Center Street. Andrews, who wants to be a police officer, knelt down to pray. He is wearing a duty belt, which includes a prop gun used for training purposes. Photo: Stephanie Jones, Racine Journal Times

7) Authorities are searching for this suspect in Monday night’s armed robbery of Teezers Bar & Grill during which John Hetland, an off-duty Racine Police officer, was fatally shot. Anyone with information regarding the investigation should contact Crime Stoppers at 888-636-9330, 262-656-7333 or 800-807-TIPS (8477). to Racine Journal Times

8) An armed shooter attacks at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse Monday morning, June 17, 2019, in downtown Dallas. Law enforcement returned fire and the shooter was hit by gunfire. No officers or citizens were injured. Dallas Morning News staff photographer had just arrived at the Earle Cabell Federal Building to cover a trial when he saw the gunman. He was dressed in a black mask and black tactical gear, running toward the courthouse carrying a large rifle and multiple magazines of ammo strapped to his waist. “I just kept thinking, ‘He’s going to look at me around that corner and he’s going to shoot,'”said Fox.  The shooter, later identified by officials as 22-year old Brian Isaack Clyde, appears panicked, peering out behind wide-framed glasses over the mask that covers his nose and mouth. He appears to be loading a magazine into the gun, and in motion. Fox, who took the photograph while hiding behind a column just steps from the gunman, wasn’t sure if he would be shot. Photo: Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News

9) People take cover after reports of shots fired in Nathan Phillips Square where crowds gather to celebrate the Toronto Raptors victory parade, in Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters

10) Chris Smith makes his way through floodwaters to the Macedonia Baptist Church in Westville, New Jersey. Severe storms and heavy rains damaged the area. Photo: AP

11) Judy Chastain and Misty Gencarelle dance around as they wait in line to attend a campaign rally for President Donald Trump, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.  Photo: John Raoux, AP

12) U.S. President Donald Trump, center, speaks to supporters where he formally announced his 2020 re-election effort, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. Photo: AP

13) John Lenges, a resident of Pinellas County who changed parties to vote Republican in 2016, and his sister Jeanne Coffin join the prayer at the start of President Donald Trump s re-election campaign kick off rally in Orlando, Florida, June 18.  Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

14) In Ascot, England, a racegoer dresses the part at day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing meet. The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar. Top hats and tails remain compulsory in parts of the course. Photograph: James Veysey/Shutterstock

15) Ella Reese attends day one of the annual Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, England, June 18, 2019.  Photo: Alastair Grant, AP

16) And here’s another Ascot spectator. Photo:

17) Scarecrows have appeared in the villages of Bednall and Acton Trussell in Staffordshire as residents raise money for local charities and compete to be named Britain’s best kept village. Here’s Scarecrow Freddie MercuryShe is practically perfect.  Tennis anyone? Photographs: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

18) In Dortmund, Germany, a squirrel is stuck in a drain cover. Initial attempts to free the animal were unsuccessful, so the entire manhole cover was removed and taken to a nearby veterinary clinic, while police were called in to guard the open sewer. Vets used anaesthetic to calm the squirrel and then freed it. It was treated for neck wounds and then released back into the wild. Photograph: Feuerwehr Dortmund/AP

19) A stray polar bear walks on a road on the outskirts of the Russian industrial city of Norilsk on June 17, 2019. The hungry polar bear was observed hundreds of miles from its natural habitat, authorities said. Photo: Irina Yarinskaya / AFP / Getty

20 A dog wearing sunglasses sits on top of a Harley Davidson motorcycle during the 28th annual Harley Davidson rally in Cascais, Portugal, on June 15, 2019. Photo: Patricia De Melo Moreira / AFP / Getty

21) Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba. Photo: Reuters

22) “Museum of the Moon,” by British installation artist Luke Jerram, is suspended above swimmers at Piscina Cozzi in Milan, Italy, on June 15, 2019. The artwork is a 7-meter wide spherical replica of the moon, built at a 1:500,000 scale. Photo: Emanuele Cremaschi / Getty

23) Tourist Amy Powers is approached by ‘Walker’ Matthew Tomlin during The Walking Dead Tour of a Season 3 location of the AMC production in Haralson, Georgia. Photo: REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

24) Fiserv Forum celebrated Carrie Underwood’s Thursday concert in Milwaukee in the most Wisconsin way possible: with a 40-pound bust of the country star carved in cheese. The “Cry Pretty” singer posted this photo on social media Thursday night of her likeness.

25) Wedding photography is often highly staged, formal and cliched – unlike the occasion itself, which is always unique and emotion-filled. Ian Weldon’s photographs are on display at the Martin Parr foundation in Bristol, England from June 26 to August 10 and   a book, I Am Not A Wedding Photographer, is co-published by RRB PhotoBooks and the Martin Parr Foundation. Weldon’s photographs cut through the cliches and the fantasies to capture the real character of the big day with irreverence, warmth and affection.

26) Weldon writes: ‘Much as I’d love to stand around for hours lining people up and taking photographs of every combination of family members and guests, I’ve more important things to be doing. And quite frankly, so have you. I have absolutely no preconceived idea of what I should be photographing. Every image is spontaneous.’ Here’s a candid example.

Here, Weldon was getting ready to take a traditional group portrait. The group had been on their feet all day and had not had a chance to eat anything. So when a waiter walked past with a tray of canapes, they went for it. ‘It’s what I am trying to do with all my photographs,’ says Weldon. ‘It’s that serious situation that is juxtaposed with a ridiculous aspect.’

Rather than following a list of desired shots, Weldon captures what the happy couple – and most others – will have missed.


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