Photographers Choice : Photos of the week

Eva B Divine in the Miss Ballarat Beat Pinup competition. PIC: KATE HEALY

Eva B Divine in the Miss Ballarat Beat Pinup competition. PIC: KATE HEALY

North Melbourne's Scott McMahon and Carlton's Bryce Gibbs playing in the NAB Cup  game at Eureka Stadium.. PIC: KATE HEALY

North Melbourne's Scott McMahon and Carlton's Bryce Gibbs playing in the NAB Cup game at Eureka Stadium.. PIC: KATE HEALY

Andy McCalman playing The Phantom, in Ballarat Lyric Theatre's Phantom of the Opera. PIC: KATE HEALY

Andy McCalman playing The Phantom, in Ballarat Lyric Theatre's Phantom of the Opera. PIC: KATE HEALY

Elsa Duffy, 3 enjoys reading. PIC: KATE HEALY

Elsa Duffy, 3 enjoys reading. PIC: KATE HEALY

Penny Ashby, 2 with Mister Whiskers and his dog Smiggy for a preview for the Begonia Festival. PIC: KATE HEALY

Penny Ashby, 2 with Mister Whiskers and his dog Smiggy for a preview for the Begonia Festival. PIC: KATE HEALY

Emmy Bryce performing at the Fundraiser for Aron Siermans at Ballarat Mechanics Institute. PIC: KATE HEALY

Emmy Bryce performing at the Fundraiser for Aron Siermans at Ballarat Mechanics Institute. PIC: KATE HEALY

Sydney Hotshots live on stage at the Miners Tavern. PIC: KATE HEALY

Sydney Hotshots live on stage at the Miners Tavern. PIC: KATE HEALY

Lauren Marino (Residential Advisor) and Chelsea McMahon (1st year student) enjoying the start of O- Week. PIC: KATE HEALY

Lauren Marino (Residential Advisor) and Chelsea McMahon (1st year student) enjoying the start of O- Week. PIC: KATE HEALY

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Fire fighters battle Tuesday's grass fire at Alfredton. Picture: Adam Trafford

Zoe Hives competing for number one ranking in the men's singles competition at Ballarat Regional Tennis Centre. Picture: Adam Trafford

Zoe Hives competing for number one ranking in the men's singles competition at Ballarat Regional Tennis Centre. Picture: Adam Trafford

Share Africa got the crowd going at Backyard Tasters concert. Picture: Adam Trafford

Share Africa got the crowd going at Backyard Tasters concert. Picture: Adam Trafford

Lead S/C Des Hudson of the Blue Light Disco and Rebekah Turner from the YMCA with young skaters Aiden Bell and Olivia Fry. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Lead S/C Des Hudson of the Blue Light Disco and Rebekah Turner from the YMCA with young skaters Aiden Bell and Olivia Fry. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

"Dorothy" the Border Collie with owner Jennifer Draffin. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

"Dorothy" the Border Collie with owner Jennifer Draffin. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Ballarat boy Dave McKenna does what he does best on the stunt bike at Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

This hot air balloon failed to take off from Victoria Park this week. It was supposed to help promote the Air Force. Picture: Justin Whitelock

This hot air balloon failed to take off from Victoria Park this week. It was supposed to help promote the Air Force. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Wendouree's Brandon Weatherson lunges backwards in an attempt to take a classic catch. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Wendouree's Brandon Weatherson lunges backwards in an attempt to take a classic catch. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Wendouree captain David Ellis launches his delivery stride. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Wendouree captain David Ellis launches his delivery stride. Picture: Justin Whitelock

All the car badges you could ever want at the Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Justin Whitelock

All the car badges you could ever want at the Ballarat Swap Meet. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Ethan Outen tries out Latin dancing during a workshop at Little Bendigo Primary School. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Ethan Outen tries out Latin dancing during a workshop at Little Bendigo Primary School. Picture: Justin Whitelock

American Basketball player Roy Booker has arrived  to play for The Miners. Picture: Lachlan Bence

American Basketball player Roy Booker has arrived to play for The Miners. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Loretto rowing Coaches Tilly Coutts and Gabi Howard. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Loretto rowing Coaches Tilly Coutts and Gabi Howard. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Australian Junior International Finals. Anthony Joe. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Australian Junior International Finals. Anthony Joe. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Tetsuro Izumitani with a 1940's Japanese Scuba Diving Helmet at the Swap Meet. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Tetsuro Izumitani with a 1940's Japanese Scuba Diving Helmet at the Swap Meet. Picture: Lachlan Bence

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