Editor’s choice – November 27

November 27, 2009

A handout photo released by NASA shows a close-up view of a water bubble floating freely on the middeck of space shuttle Atlantis shows a refracted image of astronaut Leland Melvin November 24, 2009.  REUTERS/NASA Handout

Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009.  REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal’s capital Dakar November 26, 2009. Ahmadinejad arrived in Dakar during his last leg of an international tour of Latin America and Africa. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier

A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb November 26, 2009. The authorities imposed a ban on smoking in public in May this year but had to abolish it after widespread protests this summer.  REUTERS/Nikola Solic

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These are all great, but personally it’s the second and last images that appeal to me most for the subject matter. The first is so unusual, and the last has such great atmosphere to it.

Posted by Andrew Gould | Report as abusive

the NASA picture of the bubble floating freely looks like it is connected to a straw, probably an easy peasy shot in zero gravity. cheers

Posted by nomadr | Report as abusive

It is hard with such a diversity of subjects although for me I am a big fan of the second image with the Elephants also the third as it conveys a solid message.Patrick | BPS

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