GALLERY: The week in focus 14 Dec 2012, 5:06 p.m. A look back at the week that was, through the eyes of the Newcastle Herald's talented photographers. GALLERY: The week in focus A Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA pelican on the rocks as the King Tide hits the Hunter. Picture: Max Mason-HubersJets' Bernardo Ribeiro and Mariners' Michael McGlinchey. Picture: Max Mason-HubersClosing ceremony of the Special Olympics Junior National Games. Picture: Max Mason-HubersCarols By Candle Light at Speers Point Park. Picture: Max Mason-HubersSony Xperia BMX V Skateboard tour. Picture: Max Mason-HubersRaymond Terrace lawn bowling star Natasha van Eldik. Picture: Max Mason-HubersPort Stephens Mayor, Bruce MacKenzie, at his home in Salt Ash. Picture: Marina NeilBernadette Matthias (right) has organised a choir of people recovering from strokes, as a part of her PhD studies. Picture: Brock PerksMargaret Scott, of Ellesmore Rd, Wallsend. Picture: Peter StoopVicki Webber swinging from rings as part of her CrossFit training. Picture: Peter StoopMatt Joness of Darwin has a beer with Audrey at Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakA Day on the Green. Picture: Simone De PeakDarrius Johnson, of Charlestown, turned 12 on Wednesday 12/12/12. Picture: Simone De PeakLotus flowers at Albion Farm which is opening its Lotus Garden to the public on Sunday to raise money for the School of Arts Hall in Woodville. Picture: Simone De Peak Adam Elbourne, of Pokolbin, is worried about foals getting attacked after 6 of his sheep were taken by wild dogs. Picture: Simone De PeakAmy Saper, driver of the Christmas bus. Picture: Ryan OslandZoo keeper Amanda Chrisholm holds a 6 week old baby Marmoset. Picture: Ryan Osland6 week old baby Marmoset. Picture: Ryan OslandAction from the Newton Shield. Picture: Dean OslandFloating Dock pictured on Newcastle Harbour. Picture: Dean OslandTim Walters with his four year old son Harry Walters. Harry was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes approximately 18 months ago. Pictured also is Harry's sister Madison Walters. Picture: Jonathan CarrollWild weather in Newcastle. Picture: Jonathan CarrollState Opposition leader John Robertson, councillor Tim Crankanthorp and councillor Nuatali Nelmes are heckled by a passer-by. Picture: Jonathan CarrollAmelia Beckwith has been offered a full scholarship for the Bachelor of Business - Event Management at Billie Blue in North Sydney. Picture: Jonathan CarrollThe Jets' Craig Goodwin after the Mariners' win. Picture: Max Mason-HubersRob Bukey made a parody video on Newcastle using P Diddy's Bad Boy for Life. Picture: Simone De PeakEmile Heskey. Picture: Darren PatemanJason Pearson, General Manager at Hunter Valley Zoo, with an American Alligator that has been returned after being stolen a few months ago. Picture: Ryan OslandTweetFacebook of ╳exitA look back at the week that was, through the eyes of the Newcastle Herald's talented photographers. View More Local BusinessList Your Business HereYou'll find 'The week in focus', a selection of their very best photos, on our website each week as we head into the weekend.