Photographers Choice: Photos of the week

Click on the image above to launch a photo gallery of The Courier's photographer's photos of the week.

The sky crane Malcolm battles a blaze near Alfredton last Friday. Picture: Adam Trafford

The sky crane Malcolm battles a blaze near Alfredton last Friday. Picture: Adam Trafford

Amy Johnson promoting the new street lighting. PIC: KATE HEALY

Amy Johnson promoting the new street lighting. PIC: KATE HEALY

Pompey Elliot statue.  PIC: KATE HEALY

Pompey Elliot statue. PIC: KATE HEALY

Ted  Lovett and Sir Tony Robbinson during filming in Ballarat for the latest series of Tour of Duty. PIC: KATE HEALY

Ted Lovett and Sir Tony Robbinson during filming in Ballarat for the latest series of Tour of Duty. PIC: KATE HEALY

Rebekah Robertson, Stefan Batstra, Renee Radulovic and Jess Sculley preview the Absolute Weddings expo. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Rebekah Robertson, Stefan Batstra, Renee Radulovic and Jess Sculley preview the Absolute Weddings expo. Picture: Justin Whitelock

Sir Tony Robbinson during filming in Ballarat for the latest series of Tour of Duty. PIC: KATE HEALY

Sir Tony Robbinson during filming in Ballarat for the latest series of Tour of Duty. PIC: KATE HEALY

Lake Wendouree. PIC: KATE HEALY

Lake Wendouree. PIC: KATE HEALY

David Doyle (FMP Integrated Supply Chain Manager). PIC: KATE HEALY

David Doyle (FMP Integrated Supply Chain Manager). PIC: KATE HEALY

Ballarat-Colac Road  voted as one of the worst roads in the Ballarat region. PIC: KATE HEALY

Ballarat-Colac Road voted as one of the worst roads in the Ballarat region. PIC: KATE HEALY

Joel Conroy, a teacher at The Dance Studio, cut off his waist-length hair for charity.  PIC: KATE HEALY

Joel Conroy, a teacher at The Dance Studio, cut off his waist-length hair for charity. PIC: KATE HEALY

McCallum Disability Service's co-ordinator Narelle Skewes with clients Matt and Jayden "Burst The Bubble". Picture: Jeremy Bannister

McCallum Disability Service's co-ordinator Narelle Skewes with clients Matt and Jayden "Burst The Bubble". Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Sweep Helen Dorning and the Dragons Abreast boat. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Sweep Helen Dorning and the Dragons Abreast boat. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Fr Bob Maguire visiting the Link Up Young Parents Program in Delacombe with the aim of making it a nationwide pilot program. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Fr Bob Maguire visiting the Link Up Young Parents Program in Delacombe with the aim of making it a nationwide pilot program. Picture: Jeremy Bannister

Sheilagh Kentish for Harvest Festival promo for in the kitchen . PIC: KATE HEALY

Sheilagh Kentish for Harvest Festival promo for in the kitchen . PIC: KATE HEALY

Glenn Manton and 11 year old Jeremy Broadbent. Pic: Lachlan Bence

Glenn Manton and 11 year old Jeremy Broadbent. Pic: Lachlan Bence

The sky crane Malcolm battles a blaze near Alfredton last Friday. Picture: Adam Trafford

The sky crane Malcolm battles a blaze near Alfredton last Friday. Picture: Adam Trafford