Pictures of the week

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The Guardian's chief photographer Ken Mears picks his favourite pictures of the week.

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Chigwell Brownies have donated 1,500 sachets of cat food as part of work required for a badge celebrating the organisation’s centenary. The low angle with the curious cat walking through the donated cat food works well.



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There were many images taken from the Leyton Caribbean carnival but this one stands out for its simplicity and visual pleasure.



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A lovely study of two young graduates from the Treehouse Nursery ceremony in Wanstead obviously enthralled by the occasion. Candid shots like these are the best ways to capture events of this nature.



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A great action shot from a childrens sack race at the High Beach festival. Dogs, ferrets and flowers all featured in a village festival at the weekend.



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Nadina Knight A woman who was bullied for being overweight has been selected to represent London in a beauty pageant. The lighting and location are good for these images of Nadina. Being selected for the Miss Earth pageant the forest loccation was well chosen.

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