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Members of the Windy Hollow Hunt club — and their 18 foxhounds — on a morning fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. The Windy Hollow hunters are upholding a 500-year-old British tradition that has been in North America longer than the U.S. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


The view of the Queensboro Bridge from the Ravel Hotel’s rooftop lounge in Long Island City, Queens. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Workers guided the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in position in New York on Nov. 11. The 74-foot Norway Spruce, from Mifflinville, Pa. is approximately 75 years old and is scheduled to be illuminated Nov. 30. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)


An MTA dispatcher oversees the buses on Crescent Drive in Long Island City on Nov. 10. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Creamy Peruvian stew of chicken, quail egg and greens at La Mar Cebicheria, at 11 Madison Ave. in Manhattan (Julie Glassberg for The Wall Street Journal)


The New York Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx on Nov. 9. Dozens of hospital employees and patients were evacuated onto the street because of the fire, which started in a generator room. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Council member Jumanee Williams spoke at a press conference at City Hall on Nov. 10. Councilman Williams and Kirsten John Foy, an aide to Bill de Blasio, were involved in a controversial arrest during the West Indian Day Parade. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


A five-story building under construction in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, collapsed on Nov 8, trapping several workers. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Chocolate turkeys made at Li-Lac Chocolate factory in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Lloyd Macklowe adjusted a sculpture on display at his gallery, located at 667 Madison Ave. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Yogi Berra and his wife, Carmen, went to see ‘Moneyball’ at the Bellevue Theatre in Montclair, N.J. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Florent Morellet posed for a portrait with his parakeet Coco at his home on Lafayette Street on Nov. 9. Mr. Morellet is staging his first solo art show, called ‘Come Hell or High Water,’ at Christopher Henry Gallery in SoHo. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


Pantera Rosa, a cocktail made with chile-infused tequila, grapefruit juice and St. Germain at Salon Hecho, on Bowery in New York City. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )


Douglas Russell, a huntsman with the Windy Hollow Hunt club, held his hunting horn after the morning’s fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. on Oct. 29. Mr. Russell blows the horn to send various messages to the hounds and the other riders. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Elite female runner Camille Heron grabbed her bottle at the corner of 5th Avenue and 119th Street in Harlem during the New York Marathon on Nov. 6. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, who are dubbing themselves ‘Occupy the Highway,’ walked in Newark, N.J., on Nov 9, their first day of a planned two-week march from Wall Street to Washington D.C. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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SOON TO SEE BETTER
SOON TO SEE BETTER: Elderly villagers were taken home in an ambulance Thursday after undergoing surgery for cataracts in Varanasi, India. (Rajesh Kumar Singh/Associated Press)

HONORING VETERANS
HONORING VETERANS: Lloyds of London staff held their annual Remembrance Day service in London Friday. The U.S. observed Veterans Day, which is often referred to as Remembrance Day in Britain and Armistice Day elsewhere in Europe, to mark the end of World War I. (Olivia Harris/Reuters)

TAKING THE TEST
TAKING THE TEST: More than a thousand students took mid-term examinations on the playground of Sihuang Middle School Thursday in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (Zuma Press)

LAYING DOWN THE GLOVES
LAYING DOWN THE GLOVES: Workers prepared the casket of boxing great Joe Frazier for a viewing at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Friday. The former heavyweight boxing champion died Monday at age 67 after a brief bout with liver cancer. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

HANDING OVER
HANDING OVER: Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, left, and his newly appointed successor, Lucas Papademos, met Friday in the Maximos Mansion, in Athens, Greece. Mr. Papademos named a cabinet to implement the country’s latest €130 billion ($177 billion) bailout. (Orestis Panagiotou/European Pressphoto Agency)

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IN THE SHADE
IN THE SHADE: A protester used greenery to shade his face at a march Thursday against President Ali Abdullah Saleh in San’a, Yemen. Gunmen in civilian clothes fired on protesters and tanks shelled neighborhoods, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, according to a medical official. (Yahya Arhab/European Pressphoto Agency)

UNDER THE BRIDGE
UNDER THE BRIDGE: A homeless man stood under the bridge where he lives in a flooded area in central Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

GIVE IT A WHIRL
GIVE IT A WHIRL: Hindus whirled their heads to the beat of drums during the annual Jhiri Fair on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Thursday. (Channi Anand/Associated Press)

FLAG CEREMONY
FLAG CEREMONY: Scoutmaster Tom Birch ran from burning barrels during a flag-retirement ceremony organized by a Boy Scout troop in Naples, Fla., Wednesday. One barrel exploded after lighter fluid was poured in. Firefighters extinguished the flames. Mr. Birch was treated for injuries. (Greg Kahn/Naples Daily News/Associated Press)

YOUNG MONK
YOUNG MONK: A monk walked past the Boudhanath Stupa on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday. The holy Buddhist temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. (Prakash Mathema/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

HOUSING STRAIN
HOUSING STRAIN: A friend held Brittany Giedraitis, left, of Vernon, Conn., as she cried Thursday outside the Federal Housing Finance Agency in Washington, where people marched to demand more help for homeowners. Ms. Giedraitis says her father would lose his home to foreclosure if it were not for financial help from relatives. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

ROUTE RESTORED
ROUTE RESTORED: Passengers disembarked from the first boat since February to carry travelers from Cyprus to Tripoli, Libya, Thursday. (Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)

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Americans 25 and under face one of the toughest job markets in modern history, but they’re looking to the future, too. This week, The Wall Street Journal invited some to answer this question: Where do you see yourself five years from now?


‘I see myself being a manager in the H.R. field. I like working with people and enjoy using people to their full potential after evaluating strengths and weaknesses.’
—Biyan Zhou, 22, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, switched her major from electrical and computer engineering to a double major in psychology and policy management. (Jeff Swensen for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘In five years, I see myself self-employed with opportunities to travel around Europe. I will be writing, singing, producing and recording pop songs. I will still live at the beach in Jupiter, Fla.—but not with either parent.’
—Faith Jacobson, 23, a college graduate who works at a private golf course as a part-time bartender. (Mark Ovaska for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘I plan to be officially divorced, have my degree finished, have an apartment again, have savings and be a firefighter.’
—Cody Preston, 25, moved back in with his parents in Milwaukie, Ore., after he was laid off and his marriage broke up. (Leah Nash for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘In the future, I want to own a business—a small remodeling business.’
—Justin Randol, 25, right, seen here with Cody Preston, received a high-school equivalency certificate and was laid off. He splits his rent with roommates in St. Helens, Ore. (Leah Nash for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘I will have finished graduate school and will be working for one of the major broadcast networks in New York City. Being in touch with the news from around the world is important to me and I hope to share that passion with others.’
—Natasha Pearson, 19, attends Hunter College in New York. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘I would like to continue [in] the entertainment industry or maybe even get an M.B.A. I’m also willing to travel wherever the best opportunity takes me!’
—Elizabeth Kushel, 23, 2010 University of Pennsylvania graduate who works as an assistant for national publicity at a New York public-relations firm. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘I see myself owning a business, like a barber shop. I write my own songs, too, so I’m trying to get into the music industry. I want to study business management at a community college and then transfer to a four-year program.’
—Isiah Vinters, 21, works at a grocery store in Hartford, Conn. (Jesse Neider for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).


‘My hope is to grow with the company. I continue moving toward my ultimate goal of being a state-sales coordinator right here at Aflac.’
—John Dodge, a district sales coordinator for Aflac in Baton Rouge, La. (Daymon Gardner for The Wall Street Journal) (See related article).

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MEDITATIVE STATE
MEDITATIVE STATE: A woman floated in the Dead Sea near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Mitzpe Shalem Wednesday. The Dead Sea, a salt lake below sea level, is one of 28 landmarks vying for the title of one of the new 7 Wonders of Nature. (Nir Elias/Reuters)

CLEAN SWEEP
CLEAN SWEEP: Members of a trade union protested in a cloud of foam in front of the Brussels Stock Exchange Wednesday. (Bruno Fahy/European Pressphoto Agency)

EGG IN HIS EYE
EGG IN HIS EYE: Protesters egged members of a Syrian opposition delegation who were meeting with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil el-Araby in Cairo Wednesday. The protesters accused the delegation of secretly working with the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. (Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Reuters)

LOCKED UP
LOCKED UP: People cried inside a police van as they were taken to prison outside a courthouse in Mehsana, India, Wednesday. The court sentenced 31 Hindus to life imprisonment for killing dozens of Muslims by setting a building on fire nine years ago. (Ajit Solanki/Associated Press)

TRUCK FIRE
TRUCK FIRE: A tractor-trailer exploded after it collided with another tractor-trailer on a busy highway in a south Phoenix suburb at the height of rush hour Wednesday morning, killing one driver and closing both directions of Interstate 10. (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic/Associated Press)

CONCRETE SHELTER
CONCRETE SHELTER: A woman cooked under the cover of a concrete structure that eventually will be used in a construction project on the outskirts of flooded Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday. (Apichart Weerawong/Associated Press)

A LASTING IMPRESSION
A LASTING IMPRESSION: A man displayed a footprint taken from the feet of legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika during the musician’s cremation in Gauhati, India, Wednesday. Mr. Hazarika, who composed music for hundreds of films, died over the weekend in Mumbai. He was in his 80s. (Anupam Nath/Associated Press)

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This collection of images are picks from the latest “Creating” shoots–recent weeks have featured a range of quirky subjects with job titles that inspire envy and admiration: stuntwoman, horse trainer, brewmaster, custom bicycle builder.
In this gallery, the photographers and subjects of Creating provide us with some insights into the portrait making process. The Creating profiles and accompanying portraits can be found in print in The Wall Street Journal’s weekend edition’s Review section, and the online versions can be found on the links below.


Glen Coben, architect, Romera restaurant, New York, NY, photographed by Francois Dischinger. Portrait subject Glen Coben:
“So, I walk into the shoot all dressed up and François smiles at me and says, ‘I have the shot all figured out!’ When he tells me that he wants me to jump up and laugh…I say something like, ‘but this is the Wall Street Journal…shouldn’t I be more serious?’ His reply: ‘Glen, if it’s a boring black and white picture, who is going to want to stop and read the article? A crazy looking picture…that people will want to stop and read!’ He was right!”


Zoe Bell, stuntwoman. 87Eleven stunt facility, Los Angeles, CA. Photographer Michael Kelley: “Zoe had two men slicing open and rigging cables inside her dress. She never batted an eye…She was incredibly patient, and a perfectionist in taking directions on poses while suspended in the air. She had amazing control in the air when she bounced off the trampoline into the pads. She would look at an images and say ‘Oh, I have to rotate another 20 degrees.’  When she was handed a sword to hold, she turned into an instant ninja–twirling, flipping, and spinning with it.”


Sacha White, bicycle framebuilder, Vanilla Bicycles, Portland, OR. Photographer Toni Greaves: “One of the things that struck me about Sacha White, apart from his obvious and extraordinary talent, was this overall sense of warmth, grace, and kindness that he has. He’s the kind of guy that, if you like to be around really good hearted people, you’d very much want to spend time with. The day I was photographing at his shop, Tave, a close friend of his, came in for a fitting of a bike that he’s designing for her. I could see the warmth and caring of their friendship, and what a truly good good person he is. I was really impressed by who he is as a being. He also has this zen-like calm and patience to him, which I suppose comes through in his incredibly meticulous and beautiful creations.”


Denyse Schmidt, quilter, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Photographer Allison Michael Orenstein: “When I showed up to photograph Denyse Schmidt I was instantly in awe of the warm and creative environment. There were color swatches and fabric, spools of yarn, drawings and books everywhere. There were plums and pound cake set out. I asked her how long she had and she said as long as you want. I exhaled and said to myself; ‘This is going to be a good day.’ We decided to try many different quilts as backgrounds and change the clothing to match. At one point we switched shirts. I had her put on my orange shirt and I wore her yellow and white gingham. So the shirt in the photograph where she is laying down on the red and white quilt is actually mine. It ended up working out. She was a great sport and up for anything. Her quilts blow me away. They are functional works of art. It was my favorite kind of shoot; collaborative.”


Denyse Schmidt, quilter, Bridgeport, Connecticut. By Allison Michael Orenstein


Patrick Blanc, botanist and creator of the Vertical Garden, San Francisco, CA. Photographer Drew Kelly: “Despite having just arrived on a flight from Paris, Patrick was really excited about the new living wall at the Drew school. I was really impressed with his knowledge of all the plants that were used especially because I think they were all native to California. I don’t know if it was his green hair or flora themed clothes, but he reminded me a lot of Peter Pan.”


Andrea Cochran, landscape architect, San Francisco, CA. Photographer Amanda Friedman: “Andrea was kind enough to arrange for the photo shoot to take place at a clients house in Pacific Heights and it was one of the most amazing places I have ever photographed in. The home overlooked the entire San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. It was ultra modern and sleek which fit Andrea’s aesthetic perfectly.”


Soleio Cuervo, Facebook designer, Menlo Park, CA. Photographer Shaun Fenn: “Soleio has a very calm, straightforward nature with the curiosity of a kid. I spotted this metaphorical toy down stairs and he was more than happy to be shot with it. After we spent some time inside at Facebook Soleio was even gracious enough to entertain an idea I had running through a field behind the office. And as usual that ends up being the shot chosen for the assignment.”


Graham Motion, Horse trainer, Herringswell Stables, Lewisville, PA. By Ryan Donnell

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SPIDER-MAN
SPIDER-MAN: Owen Kew, 5 years old, of Reading, England, used the ‘spider’ during a physical-therapy session Tuesday to treat a neurological disorder. (Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

CRASHING IN
CRASHING IN: Surf crashed in a restaurant as workers tried to close the doors in Cagnes sur Mer, France, Tuesday. (Maxppp/Zuma Press)

TAKING A BREAK
TAKING A BREAK: An election worker slept next to a ballot box in an empty polling station in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday. Turnout for the presidential runoff, which the opposition boycotted, was low. (Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)

MAKING LIGHT
MAKING LIGHT: Electric lines crossed a transmission tower that was built to resemble a clown near Újhartyán, Hungary, Tuesday. (Attila Manek/European Pressphoto Agency)

POLITICAL CHANGE
POLITICAL CHANGE: From left, Robert Biedron, Poland’s first openly gay lawmaker, spoke with Anna Grodzka, Poland’s first transsexual lawmaker, during the first session of the Polish Parliament in Warsaw Tuesday. (Peter Andrews/Reuters)

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ELECTION VIOLENCE
ELECTION VIOLENCE: Men in Monrovia, Liberia, carried away a man who was wounded after police stormed the headquarters of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change with tear gas and live ammunition Monday. At least one person was killed a day before a presidential runoff. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

TAKING IT EASY
TAKING IT EASY: A woman sat in her flooded house in the flooded Min Buri district of Bangkok, Thailand, Monday. (Rachen Sageamsak/Xinhua/)

PROTESTING IN KIEV
PROTESTING IN KIEV: People who helped clean up after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster protested against benefit cuts in front of a government building in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday. (Genya Savilov/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

PROSTRATE
PROSTRATE: Muslims prayed in New Delhi Monday for Eid al-Adha, the ‘Festival of Sacrifice,’ which is celebrated by slaughtering livestock. (Tsering Topgyal/Associated Press)

BUSINESS AS USUAL
BUSINESS AS USUAL: A man got a haircut at an open market in the Monastiraki district of Athens Monday. Greek politicians hit new roadblocks Monday in their race to name an interim administration as Prime Minister George Papandreou prepares to officially step down. (Petros Giannakouris/Associated Press)

AERIAL VIEW
AERIAL VIEW: A photo released Monday by the Spanish Civil Guard shows the spread of ash from an underwater volcano off the coast of the Spanish island of El Hierro, in the Canary Islands. (Spanish Civil Guard/European Pressphoto Agency)

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Participants danced on a float during the annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City, on Oct. 31. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Sophie Orenstein, 9, participated in Faye Rogaski’s social-skills workshop at the New York Junior League. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


This 1960s townhouse on East 63rd Street is now listed for $38.5 million. Here, looking down into the main living room area. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Mac Cosmetics makeup artists Chantel Miller and Armando Guajard painted reporter Marshall Heyman’s face as ‘The Incredible Hulk.’ (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


The Ode to Elgin ($19) has hot-link sausage, beef brisket and ribs at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que at 700 W. 125th St. in New York City. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Boxer Floyd Mayweather and his entourage shopped for jewelry on 47th Street in Manhattan on Nov. 3. (Matthew Craig/The Wall Street Journal)


More than 120 of Maurizio Cattelano’s artworks dangle from the ceiling of the Guggenheim Museum for the artist’s career retrospective, ‘All.’ (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )


A fallen tree rested on power lines in Glastonbury, Conn., on Oct. 30, a day after a major snowstorm hit the Northeast. (Jessica Hill/Associated Press)


The Turducken Meatloaf Sandwich at William Hallet, at 36-10 30th Ave. in Astoria, Queens. (Liz Barclay for The Wall Street Journal )


A bedroom in fabric designer Gianluca Berardi’s three-bedroom duplex in Tribeca. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Players enjoyed free matches of ping pong at Pongtopia at the Winter Garden in the World Financial Center in New York City on Nov. 3. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


The Metropolitan Opera held its final dress rehearsal for ‘Satyagraha’ on Nov. 2. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Children played in Central Park on Nov. 3 after the New York Road Runners ‘Run with Champions’ event. About 1,000 children participate in 400-meter and 1-mile races at the annual event before the New York City marathon this weekend. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )

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KEEPING WARM
KEEPING WARM: An Indian camel herder wrapped himself in a blanket as sat next to his animals at the Pushkar fair in the Indian state of Rajasthan on Friday. (Manish Swarup/Associated Press)

SITTING WITH A SOLDIER
SITTING WITH A SOLDIER: Palestinian children looked at an Islamic Jihad militant in Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip on Friday. Israel’s navy boarded two small protest boats trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip on Friday and towed them to an Israeli port. (Mohamed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

RUSHING WATER
RUSHING WATER: A fireman walked down a flooded street in Genoa, Italy, on Friday after a storm hit the northern Italian port city. News reports said that at least six people were killed in the storm. (Luca Zennaro/EPA)

BRIGHT IDEA
BRIGHT IDEA: A worker picked through incandescent light bulbs in a store in Zaozhuang City, in Shandong Province, China, Friday. China unveiled its plan for phasing out the energy-inefficient incandescent bulbs in an attempt to promote energy conservation and reduce emissions. (Ji Zhe/Xinhua/Zuma Press)

TAKING FLIGHT
TAKING FLIGHT: A wounded Marine was airlifted by a medevac helicopter in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Friday. He was injured when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during a mission. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

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