Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | February 23, 2014
The Sochi Games ended much like they began, with a colorful homage to Russia's rich cultural history. Just as it had two weeks ago, the ceremony featured spectacular dancing, tributes to great writers and stirring classical music piped throughout Fisht Olympic Stadium. View Post»
Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | February 22, 2014
The most important feature is the small light form factor, this is going to be a camera I carry around when I am hiking and shooting nature photos and it must have an eye-level viewfinder. View Post»
Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | February 21, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, a peace deal was signed Friday between embattled President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders calling for early presidential elections later in the year, the formation of a coalition government and the ceding of some presidential powers to parliament. The arrangement is aimed at defusing the worst political crisis... View Post»
Posted On: 8:23 a.m. | February 21, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Hollywood with the 86th Oscars Governors Ball Press Preview held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center. The Governors Ball, which is the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which immediately follows the 86th Oscars ceremony, will host 1,500 invited guests including Oscar winners and nominees. View Post»
Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | February 20, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Pope Francis is unfazed as the wind blows his collar up into the air during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Krasnaya Polyana, Russia: Members of Germany's Nordic combined ski team jump for joy after winning silver at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kiev, Ukraine: Protesters behind burning barricades catch fire during clashes with... View Post»
Posted On: 11:18 a.m. | February 19, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News beging in the Ukraine, where on-going anti-government protests in downtown Kiev have left 25 people killed and 351 injured during violent clashes, which began in November after Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych backed away from a trade agreement with the EU in favor of a 15-billion-dollar loan from Russia. View Post»
Posted On: 3:08 p.m. | February 18, 2014
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Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | February 18, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with a flying finish to the snowboard cross final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Pierre Vaultier of France took the gold medal. View Post»
Posted On: 10:55 a.m. | February 17, 2014
In Monday's Pictures in the News, skiers fly through the air in qualification for men's aerials at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Geneva: Police evacuate passengers from an Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome, which was hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, where a hijacking suspect has been arrested. There were no immediate reports of... View Post»
Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | February 17, 2014
Photo essay | Afghan refugee children in Pakistan View Post»
Posted On: 4:03 p.m. | February 14, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism from around the world in The Week in Pictures.
Sochi: U.S. skier Julia Mancuso reacts at the end of the women's Alpine skiing super combined at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Winter Olympics. Mancuso won a bronze medal in the event.
Burbank: Jay Leno chats with comic Billy Crystal during a commercial break in Leno's final... View Post»
Posted On: 2:29 p.m. | February 14, 2014
The results from the 2014 World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The World Press Photo of the Year is a picture by American photographer John Stanmeyer, who is a founding member of the VII photo agency. See more of the winners here. View Post»
Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | February 14, 2014
In Friday's Pictures in the News, preparations are underway at the site of the Wilshire Grand Project in downtown Los Angeles, where foundation pouring will begin on Saturday. If successful, the pour will set a Guinness World Record for the largest continuous pour ever. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-tall Wilshire Grand Project will be the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River, its... View Post»
Posted On: 1:38 p.m. | February 13, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the afternoon sun casts shadows on the sand as a volleyball player takes advantage of Los Angeles' sunny skies and warm temperatures to practice at USC.
Prachinburi province, Thailand: A bride and groom are a flutter of white cloth as they soar in a swinging harness during their wedding ceremony on the day before St. Valentine's Day.
Bowling Green, Ky.:... View Post»
Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | February 12, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Mississippi, where forecasters said two to three inches of snow were possible along with a quarter in of sleet and a up to a tenth of an inch of ice. Ice and snow are also expected in the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia is expected to make travel treacherous and cut electricity to thousands of customers. View Post»
Posted On: 8:12 a.m. | February 12, 2014
At the beginning of every year, I naturally think “back to the basics.” In the gym, at work, with family and friends -- revisiting the foundations in various aspects of my life seems to be a common theme.
As I sorted through January’s Southern California Moments, I remembered that creating imagery is no different.
What makes for a provocative photograph? We’ve all learned the... View Post»