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125 years of still magic | National Geographic photography exhibit comes to Annenberg Space for Photography
  • Jim Richardson / National Geographic Creative

125 years of still magic | National Geographic photography exhibit comes to Annenberg Space for Photography

Posted On: 10:09 a.m. | October 20, 2013

"The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years," an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the magazine, begins Oct. 26 and runs through April 27, 2014, at the Annenberg Space for Photography with more than 500 images. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 14 – 20, 2013
  • KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | October 14 – 20, 2013

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | October 18, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Saudi Arabia, Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers, calling on Muslims to unite. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 18, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 18, 2013

Posted On: 4:54 p.m. | October 18, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and other facilities begin to reopen as the 16-day government shutdown ended. In Echo Park, firefighters rescue students with simulated injuries  during an earthquake drill that was part of the Great California ShakeOut, an annual program that urges people to prepare for earthquakes. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013
  • JORGE GUERRERO / AFP

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013

Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | October 17, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, new students at the University of Granada medical school in Spain are pelted with food by older students during a traditional fall hazing ritual. Tokyo: Japanese businessmen contend with strong wind and rain as deadly Typhoon Wipha, the strongest storm in a decade, passed close to Tokyo. Sydney, Australia: Smoke and ash from wildfires burning across the... View Post»

Photo essay | Gaza tunnels
  • Hatem Moussa / Associated Press

Photo essay | Gaza tunnels

Posted On: 4:39 p.m. | October 16, 2013

From Associated Press RAFAH, Gaza Strip  — Gaza's tunnel smugglers along the border with Egypt are mostly idle these days. Some rest on cots in the dank underground pathways, stretching out for a smoke. Others pass the time cleaning the small carts on wheels that are normally pulled through the tunnels carrying cement or consumer goods from Egypt. Since the summer, Egypt's military... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2013

Posted On: 9:12 a.m. | October 16, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where a Dodger fan in an Elvis outfit strikes a kingly pose before the Dodgers played the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers lost, 4-2, and trail three games to one in the best-of-seven series. More photos Anaheim: A worshiper arrives at Angel Stadium in Anaheim  to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 15, 2013
  • Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images AsiaPac

Pictures in the News | Oct. 15, 2013

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | October 15, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Cebu City in central Philippines and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church. The tremor collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the church Tuesday morning, causing multiple deaths across the central region and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes. West Bengal state,... View Post»

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji
  • David Guttenfelder / Associated Press

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji

Posted On: 1:59 p.m. | October 14, 2013

By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon. Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's most iconic landmark, is a group activity: Seldom is it climbed in solitude. The recent recognition of the 12,388-foot peak as a UNESCO... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013
  • Amr Nabil / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013

Posted On: 7:56 a.m. | October 14, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers, calling on Muslims to unite. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013
  • George Sifuentes

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | October 13, 2013

Whenever I go through a month's photos, I look for themes. Something that draws the images together, something that seems to fit. This month, the word that popped into my head was noir. Not just because of George Sifuentes' portrait of a fedora-wearing, pipe-smoking patron at downtown L.A.'s speakeasy the Varnish, though it makes an excellent start to the set. There's also Jay Thornton's... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013
  • PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

Posted On: 5:01 p.m. | October 11, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The shutdown of the U.S. government topped the news this week, as White House negotiators continued to wrangle with House Republican negotiators and separate discussions with GOP senators appeared to be picking up steam after a meeting with President Obama. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Posted On: 9:13 a.m. | October 11, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where USC tailback Javorius Allen leaps into the end zone for the Trojans' fourth touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Wildcats at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was the first game for USC after the firing of Lane Kiffin. The Trojans improved to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in Pac-12 Conference play heading into their next game at Notre... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2013
  • Andrew Milligan / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2013

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | October 10, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, John Lennon fans gather at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday. Los Angeles: Members of the USC band, cheer squad and student body participate in a pep rally in the heart of campus Wednesday as the football team prepares to take on the Arizona Wildcats in its first game under the Trojans' interim coach, Ed Orgeron. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 9, 2013
  • Win McNamee / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | October 9, 2013

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | October 9, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) arriving at the U.S. Capitol as a government shutdown enters its ninth day amid continued congressional gridlock over the federal budget and debt. Los Angeles: A firefighter works to extinguish a blaze Tuesday at the Crouch Memorial Church of God in Christ in South L.A. Three firefighters... View Post»

Photo essay | Syria ruins
  • Associated Press

Photo essay | Syria ruins

Posted On: 7:01 p.m. | October 8, 2013

KAFER ROUMA, Syria (AP) — Looking weary and malnourished, the baby girl could hardly open her eyes. Fatima was born just a month ago amid the ancient ruins outside Kafer Rouma, a village in northern Syria that has come under shelling by government forces during the country's civil war. Her family fled their home in the village to the giant stone blocks and centuries-old walls so that... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 8, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 8, 2013

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | October 8, 2013

Tuesday's Pictures in the news starts with Katherine Diane Lipp, Elyssia Hadi Widjaja and Elizabeth Katie Woolf sharing the joy after being named as three of the seven members of the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court at the Tournament House in Pasadena. Los Angeles: Dodgers hero Juan Uribe hits a two-run home run in the eighth inning at Dodgers Stadium to lift the Dodgers to a 4-3 victory... 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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