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Pictures in the News | July 13, 2015
  • EPA

Pictures in the News | July 13, 2015

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | July 13, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Mexico, where Mexican officials inspect the tunnel that Mexican Drug lord Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman used to escape from high security prison. Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman, considered one of Mexico's most powerful drug lords, made his second escape from a high-security prison using a series of tunnels. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 6-12, 2015
  • Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | July 6-12, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | July 10, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The Week in Pictures begins in Spain, where a bull charges a participant during a bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists despite condemnation of the event from animal rights groups. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 8, 2015

Pictures in the News | July 8, 2015

Posted On: 10:33 a.m. | July 8, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the Nerws begins on the East Coast, where trading was temporarily halted Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange in response to an apparent technical issue. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 7, 2015
  • ANDER GILLENEA / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 7, 2015

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | July 7, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Spain, where a bull charges a participant during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. View Post»

Sphericam 2, a new 360º video camera for virtual reality
  • Jeffrey Martin

Sphericam 2, a new 360º video camera for virtual reality

Posted On: 12:20 p.m. | July 2, 2015

Panorama photographer Jeffrey Martin has entered the 360-degree video camera race with his Sphericam 2 and launched a Kickstarter campaign to help develop it. Many who shoot high-resolution 360-degree video have relied on a set of six GoPro cameras clustered in a cube. Martin's camera is a self-contained unit that he says overcomes many of the drawbacks of the GoPro setup. "Parallax will be... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 2, 2015
  • Adam Lau / Knoxville News Sentinel

Pictures in the News | July 2, 2015

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | July 2, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Tennessee, where a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire, prompting authorities to evacuate several thousand people. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | July 1, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, lightning strikes over the Queen Mary in Long Beach where wind, showers and lighting rolled through the area late Wednesday afternoon. All Los Angeles County beaches were closed due to lightning strikes, and a flex alert has been issued asking residents statewide to reduce their energy consumption between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday. A wave of triple-digit... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Posted On: 3:05 p.m. | June 30, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Santa Barbara County firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire that charred 300 acres near La Purisima Mission State Historic Park in Lompoc. Livingston, N.J.: New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie greets supporters after announcing his candidacy for president. San Fernando: Two men who claim to be descendants of the Knights Templar, leave... View Post»

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | June 29, 2015

Don't forget to include the pre-game photographs, shots of your local parade, setting up with flags and streamers and the barbecue at your home. This is great time to include snapshots of family members and friends. Remember to clean off those cards and recharge you camera batteries, nothing is worse than losing power during the final pyrotechnical display. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | June 29, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where tens of thousands of people turned out for San Francisco's 45th annual Pride Parade. View Post»

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats
  • Andreo Resurreccion Bongco

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | June 29, 2015

By Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times We teach the basics of ISO, shutter speed, aperture and depth of field -- and then put the fundamentals immediately to the test. Underexpose, compose and wait for the moment. Make the image in the camera now, not later with apps and filters. Make life’s colors pop. Participants in the South Pacific Photo Workshop 4.0 ranged in skill. Some were quite... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 22 – 28, 2015
  • MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | June 22 – 28, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | June 26, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Historic news this week as the Supreme Court declared that gay unions deserve equal respect and dignity under the law that same-sex couples have and a constitutional right to marry nationwide without regard to their state's laws. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2015
  • Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2015

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | June 26, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington DC, where balloons spell out the word "love" over the Supreme Court, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2015

Posted On: 8:43 a.m. | June 25, 2015

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire in Santa Clarita that briefly forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes. The Calgrove fire has burned 398 acres near the 5 Freeway and was 60% contained Thursday morning, Los Angeles County fire inspector David Dantic said. He said fresh firefighters were attacking the flames and have slowed the fire’s... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015
  • Christina House / For The Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015

Posted On: 4:04 p.m. | June 24, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, relatives of 19-year-old shooting victim Tavin Price hold a news conference at which Los Angeles police detectives announced multiple arrests. Price was buying a soda when two men approached him and asked him his gang affiliation based on the color of his red shoes. Price walked to a nearby car wash, where the men shot and killed him in front of his mother.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015
  • Arian Schuessler / Globe Gazette

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015

Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | June 23, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Iowa, where the Northern Lights create a spectacular backdrop for a fisherman. Forecasters said the Northern Lights may be able to be seen as far south as Iowa or Pennsylvania because of a severe solar storm that pushes auroras to places where more people can possibly see them. 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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  • Jeff Amlotte
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