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Kings fans celebrate with a replica of the Stanley Cup after the Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils, 6-1, to take the NHL Championship for the first time in team history on Monday, June 11, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Inmates share a cell on the 3000 level of the Men's Central Jail, which is where many of the most dangerous and violent detainees are housed. Sheriff Lee Baca held a press conference at the jail on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2012, to address the findings of a Citizen's Commission report on violence against inmates by deputies working at the downtown facility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A Mexican cowboy known as a Charro leads a riderless horse during the funeral for Amelio Franco, the owner of two popular Los Angeles clubs and the Rancho Farallon riding stables. Franco also was well known as an actor who played supporting roles in movies about the Mexican drug trade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The parched carcass of a tilapia is half buried in the dried bones and scales of millions of other tilapia that have died and washed ashore at the Salton Sea State Recreation Area over the last decade. The stagnant lake is prone to algal blooms that consume the lake's oxygen and result in massive fish die-offs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The victory sign and the Kalashnikov have become powerful symbols of the Libyan rebellion against dictator Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

San Fernando Valley residents line Laurel Canyon Boulevard and wave flags as they wait for a motorcade with President Obama, who attended a fundraiser at the Studio City home of actor George Clooney .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The scene outside Lure, a cavernous new dance club in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

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World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

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Egyptian protest targets military prior to elections

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2011

A colorful tribute to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and other victims of the attempted assassination in Tucson spreads across the lawns in front of the University Medical...   View Post»

   

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Santa Fe Springs oil well fires

September 16, 1928: A George F. Getty Inc. well exploded at the Santa Fe Springs oil fields, igniting a fire that burned for almost two months. According to a Los Angeles Times...   View Post»

Photographer’s tip sheet: Get close

If you shoot with a wide-angle lens, you simply must get close to your subjects. If not, the spatial relationships between those subjects tend to be awkward and the dead space between you and them vast. Visual impact is all about filling the frame. So unless you can hear your subjects breathe, you might want to get closer. Words to remember: “Tight is right.”

Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

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