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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | December 22, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 22, 2014

Posted On: 9:17 a.m. | December 22, 2014

Today we bring you a Christmas themed Pictures in the News. Staring in downtown Los Angeles, where youngsters greet Santa Claus in front of the Fred Jordan Mission, where thousands of impoverished inner city boys and girls received new toys. Just a couple of blocks away, David Santamaria, dressed as Santa Claus, gets into the holiday spirit while riding down Broadway with son David, 5, in tow. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 14 – 21, 2014

The Week in Pictures | December 14 – 21, 2014

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 20, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragic news out of Pakistan this week, where Taliban militants stormed an army-run school, killing 132 children and nine staff members, many of whom were shot in the head. Hundreds of teachers and students were held hostage during an hours-long gun battle with security forces. View Post»

Review: Polaroid Cube

Review: Polaroid Cube

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | December 20, 2014

Polaroid, the company which is famous for instant printing cameras, has ventured into the action camera market. It’s no surprise since it seems to be one of more popular camera purchases today, spurred on by the success of the GoPro cameras. The Polaroid line features the Polaroid XS100i Wi-Fi Waterproof Action Camera which is a more standard style POV (point-of-view camera) but the one that... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 19, 2014
  • Majdi Mohammed / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 19, 2014

Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | December 19, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Middle East, where Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian protester following a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet minister Ziad Abu Ain, who collapsed shortly after a protest in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya, as they clash with the troops. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 18, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 18, 2014

Posted On: 11:52 a.m. | December 18, 2014

For Thursday's Pictures in the News, we catch up with Santa Claus less than a week before the big day. In SoCal, Michael Pless, aka 'Surfing Santa,' catches a wave at the Seal Beach pier in his specially-fitted Santa wetsuit and further south, a man dressed as Santa Claus descends the Sugar Loaf mountain on a zip-line after riding atop the cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ho, ho, ho. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 16, 2014
  • Mohammad Sajjad / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 16, 2014

Posted On: 10:29 a.m. | December 16, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Pakistan, where Taliban militants stormed an army-run school, killing 132 children and nine staff members, many of whom were shot in the head. Hundreds of teachers and students were held hostage during an hours-long gun battle with security forces. View Post»

Christmas 2014: Check out these gift ideas for photographers

Christmas 2014: Check out these gift ideas for photographers

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | December 12, 2014

Black Friday was a good day to score some bargains, but did you find that something special for the photographer in your life? I’m not one who plans that far ahead. I like to wait until it’s a little closer Christmas to get my shopping done. There are plenty of of nice holiday photography gift possibilities. The camera manufactures have to keep innovating and updating their products to... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 8 – 14, 2014

The Week in Pictures | December 8 – 14, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | December 12, 2014

Each week, we bring you the best in visual journalism. The powerful storm that hit Southern California on Friday caused mudslides that left 10 homes uninhabitable, led to the rescue of two people from the rain-swollen Los Angeles River, felled trees and knocked out power for tens of thousands. More photos Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activists leave one sign as they clear out their Admiralty... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 12, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 12, 2014

Posted On: 11:41 a.m. | December 12, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where dozens of Southern California residents in burn areas in Camarillo Springs, Glendora and Azusa saw that treacherous scenario play out Friday as communities previously scorched by wildfire were hammered by a powerful storm. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014
  • MIGUEL A. LOPES / EPA

Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in SoCal, where more than 20 members of a federal team that handles arson investigations will “spare no expense” in rooting out the cause of Monday’s massive fire in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | December 10, 2014

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Kobe Bryant warms up before a game against the Kings while wearing a T-shirt saying "I can't breathe" in reference to the death of Eric Garner in New York, who died after police put him in a chokehold while he was being arrested for selling loose cigarettes. Los Angeles: A firetruck cruises along Temple Street in front of the Da Vinci Apartments, which... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 9, 2014
  • Noah Berger / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 9, 2014

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | December 9, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Berkeley, Calif., where Protesters rallying against police violence block both directions of Interstate 80. As many as 1,500 people demonstrated, and arrests rose to 159 as protests turned violent for a third night in a row. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 8, 2014

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | December 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, firefighters spray water on hot spots after a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early Monday engulfed an apartment tower under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed. Carson: Galaxy players celebrate with the MLS Cup after winning the championship game against the New England Revolution at StubHub Center in Carson. ... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 1 – 7, 2014

The Week in Pictures | December 1 – 7, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | December 5, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. There we more protest this week out of New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner carried mock coffins bearing the names of victims of fatal police encounters in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A grand jury cleared a white New York City... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 5, 2014
  • Jason DeCrow / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 5, 2014

Posted On: 9:11 a.m. | December 5, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner sing as they carry a collection of mock coffins bearing the names of victims of fatal police encounters in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the... View Post»

A 360-degree view from the cockpit of a fighter jet
  • Dominik Baumann / Blick

A 360-degree view from the cockpit of a fighter jet

Posted On: 2:38 p.m. | December 4, 2014

See what it’s like to ride in the cockpit of a F-5 fighter jet as the Swiss Air Force aerobatic team, Patrouille Suisse, flies in formation over the Alps in a series of 360° videos by panoramic photographer Dominik Baumann. Dominik Baumann in the Swiss Air Force F-5 fighter jet with the 360° video camera flying over... View Post»

Framework

Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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