GALLERY: The week in focus 16 Nov 2012, 1:47 p.m. A collection of the best images captured by Newcastle Herald photographers during the past week. GALLERY: The week in focus Rehearsal for the play A Christmas Carol. Picture: Max Mason-HubersHunter Valley Gardens opens its Christmas lights display. Picture: Max Mason-HubersThe Baby Animals at A Day On The Green. Picture: Max Mason-HubersHeadliners The Hoodoo Gurus at A Day On The Green. Picture: Max Mason-HubersRoz Holme of Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue. Picture: Max Mason-HubersLong-table charity lunch for Soul Cafe. Picture: Max Mason-HubersThe Orange Tree Tapas Bar, Maitland. Picture: Max Mason-HubersNSW Wheelchair Rugby League. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers Ben Kennedy and James Virgili re-sign with the Jets. Picture: Ryan OslandAngie Di Lorenzo with foster dog Misty. Picture: Ryan OslandBeach volleyball match at Nobbys Beach. Picture: Dean OslandRenovators Karstan Smith, Maxine Stokes and their dog, Duke. Picture: Dean OslandAnn-Maree Putney, who is off to represent Australia for a 12th time. Picture: Simone de PeakWomens All Star Rugby League representative Nakia Davis-Welsh with her dad Paul Davis. Picture: Simone de PeakElly-Rose Okeno and Taylor Scanlon with a disco ball at the Morisset PCYC. Picture: Simone de PeakWestpac Rescue Helicopter arrives at John Hunter Hospital. Picture: Simone de PeakNewcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis with Jerry Ray. Picture: Marina NeilNippers event at Blacksmiths Beach. Picture: Marina NeilNippers event at Blacksmiths Beach. Picture: Marina NeilJames Brown and Taylor Regan clash at Jets training. Picture: Peter StoopScene of fatal collision near Muswellbrook. Picture: Peter StoopRiding for the Disabled volunteer Michelle Bullen with Rider of the Year Jordan Brown and Horse of the Year, Wedge. Picture: Peter StoopHot chips at Nobbys Beach. Picture: Peter StoopOzzy Towers at the SIDS Car Cruise. Picture: Peter StoopChampion archer Laura Salter. Picture: Peter StoopAustralia's Marlboro Man, Bruce Adams. Picture: Peter StoopTweetFacebook of ╳exitA collection of the best images captured by Newcastle Herald photographers during the past week.