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Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015
  • Thibault Camus / AP

Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015

Posted On: 2:02 p.m. | January 7, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, people gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris. Masked gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car. Chicago: Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hover around zero degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 6, 2015
  • VASSIL DONEV / EPA

Pictures in the News | January 6, 2015

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | January 6, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Bulgaria, where people perform the 'Horo' dance holding national flags during celebrations of the Epiphany day in the icy waters of the Tundzha river. Epiphany is a Christian feast that celebrates the arrival of the Three Wise Men with their gifts for the infant Jesus. View Post»

Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival
  • Fred Dufour / AFP/Getty Images

Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

Posted On: 9:06 a.m. | January 5, 2015

The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicks off today and runs until February 25th. The event, which is the world’s largest ice festival, features massive sculptures carved out of ice and ice-realted activities for visitors. The festival is a huge draw for tourists despite northern China's forbidding temperatures. View Post»

The road to Tambobo Bay: Teaching a photo workshop in the Philippines
  • Don Ray Rubioruperto

The road to Tambobo Bay: Teaching a photo workshop in the Philippines

Posted On: 8:33 a.m. | December 31, 2014

The road to Tambobo Bay stretched out like a ribbon of grey concrete, smoothing the way to a remote fishing village that now appears on the brink of development. It wasn’t like this just a year ago. Roads don’t happen by accident, and the new highway will bring more traffic and commerce. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 29, 2014

Pictures in the News | Dec. 29, 2014

Posted On: 12:14 p.m. | December 29, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, investigators recover a rifle found in the 6200 block of South Hoover Street just north of 62nd Place in South Los Angeles, near where two LAPD officers responding to a call received gunfire. Neither officer was injured, but several shell casings and other evidence were found in the street after the apparent ambush. South Los Angeles: Civil-rights leaders... View Post»

The Week in Pictures, December 22 – 28, 2014

The Week in Pictures, December 22 – 28, 2014

Posted On: 6:13 a.m. | December 27, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, countries in Asia are observing the 10th anniversary of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. On the morning of Dec. 26, 2004, a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia's western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 people across 14 countries as far apart as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Somalia. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 26, 2014
  • Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

Pictures in the News | December 26, 2014

Posted On: 9:54 a.m. | December 26, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where countries are observing the 10th anniversary of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. On the morning of December 26, 2004, a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia's western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 people across 14 countries as far apart as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Somalia. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2014
  • Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2014

Posted On: 8:18 a.m. | December 24, 2014

Ho, Ho, Ho, it's a Christmas eve edition of the Pictures in the News with a look at the holiday from around the world. Seoul, South Korea: Volunteers clad in Santa Claus costumes throw their hats in the air as they gather to deliver gifts for the poor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 23, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 23, 2014

Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | December 23, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Inland Empire, where a young girls with special needs tries out her new wheelchair delivered to her home by the Corona Police Department after her chair was stolen last week from the family's front porch View Post»

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»

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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