Congratulations to all the winners of picture of the week! Tom Brenner won first and second place, Justin Escalera won third place, and Joseph Ressler won honorable mention! These photographs were taken during the past two weeks.
Chaney Roko looks over her sedated adopted daughter, Mary Roko, 9, inside the Intensive Care Unit of the Strong Memorial Hospital on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 in Rochester, N.Y. Mary, who suffers from scoliosis was given morphine after having back surgery that would correct her spine.
First Place: Tom Brenner
Mary Roko, 9, smiles while feeling the vibrations of a power saw cutting off a cast on her right leg inside the Intensive Care Unit of the Strong Memorial Hospital on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 in Rochester, N.Y. “She’s real tough”, said her mother. “The strangest things will make her laugh”.
Second Place: Tom Brenner
An RIT student explores a cave near Lower Falls in Rochester, NY.
Third Place: Justin Scalera
Children march in a Stop the Violence rally at the Liberty Pole in Rochester, N.Y. on Sept. 5, 2015. As a back-to-school event, the youth walked around downtown reminding people of the pressing issues of violence in the city.
Honorable Mention: Joseph Ressler