GALLERY: Sydney Morning Herald's pics of the week

Canberra Balloon Spectacular. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Canberra Balloon Spectacular. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen



L-R: Natural Sciences Conservator Simon Moore and Objects Conservator Natalie Ison during an inspection of a Thylacine wet specimen at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

L-R: Natural Sciences Conservator Simon Moore and Objects Conservator Natalie Ison during an inspection of a Thylacine wet specimen at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Photograph shows Maroubra big wave free surfer Richie Vaculik at Maroubra Beach. Photo: Dean Sewell

Photograph shows Maroubra big wave free surfer Richie Vaculik at Maroubra Beach. Photo: Dean Sewell

Former Hey Dad star, Robert Hughes, arrives at The Downing Centre District Local Court in Sydney. Photo: Janie Barrett

Former Hey Dad star, Robert Hughes, arrives at The Downing Centre District Local Court in Sydney. Photo: Janie Barrett


Barangaroo worksite on fire. Photo: Chris Pearce

Barangaroo worksite on fire. Photo: Chris Pearce

Dylan Jay, 19, sleeping rough outside Central Station, on Eddy Ave. Photo: Wolter Peeters

Dylan Jay, 19, sleeping rough outside Central Station, on Eddy Ave. Photo: Wolter Peeters


Madama Butterfly dress rehearsal at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Photo: Wolter Peeters

Madama Butterfly dress rehearsal at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Photo: Wolter Peeters

NRL Parramatta Eels player, Manu M'au. Photo: Nick Moir

NRL Parramatta Eels player, Manu M'au. Photo: Nick Moir



Pharrell Williams performing at the Future Music Festival 2014, Randwick Racecourse. Photo: James Brickwood

Pharrell Williams performing at the Future Music Festival 2014, Randwick Racecourse. Photo: James Brickwood

Artist Nike Savvas with her new work "Rally" which is made up of 60,000 strips of custom-sewn plastic bunting and is 60 metres by 8 metres making it one of the largest works exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW. Photo: Steven Siewert

Artist Nike Savvas with her new work "Rally" which is made up of 60,000 strips of custom-sewn plastic bunting and is 60 metres by 8 metres making it one of the largest works exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW. Photo: Steven Siewert

Armed Russian troops peer out the back of Russian military trucks as they are transported in a convoy heading north of Simferopol, Crimea. Photo: Kate Geraghty

Armed Russian troops peer out the back of Russian military trucks as they are transported in a convoy heading north of Simferopol, Crimea. Photo: Kate Geraghty

The Biggest Yoga Class event at Rushcutters bay featuring several hundred yoga enthusiasts enjoying the morning air. Photo: Ben Rushton

The Biggest Yoga Class event at Rushcutters bay featuring several hundred yoga enthusiasts enjoying the morning air. Photo: Ben Rushton


The dress rehearsal of the Australian Ballet's production of Manon at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Ausralia's longest serving ballerina Lucinda Dunn has the lead role. Photo: Penny Stephens

The dress rehearsal of the Australian Ballet's production of Manon at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Ausralia's longest serving ballerina Lucinda Dunn has the lead role. Photo: Penny Stephens

Waratahs training at Johnny Lewis Boxing Gym. Pictured is Waratah's player Jacques Potgieter. Photo: Steven Siewert

Waratahs training at Johnny Lewis Boxing Gym. Pictured is Waratah's player Jacques Potgieter. Photo: Steven Siewert

Barangaroo Worksite Fire. Photo: Nic Walker

Barangaroo Worksite Fire. Photo: Nic Walker