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Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013
  • NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA / LUSA

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | August 2, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: — A firefighter is silhouetted against the orange glow of flames while fighting a forest fire in  Moimenta da Beira, Portugal. — An Army team removes the remains of Army Spc. Nicholas Burley, 22, of Red Bluff, Calif., from a military transport at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Burley died July 30, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, when enemy forces... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | August 1, 2013

The X Games are getting underway Thursday in Los Angeles,  and they're expected to draw large crowds of extreme-sports fans to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. This year's event marks the end of an 11-year run for the games in Los Angeles; in 2014 they'll move to Austin, Texas. But before the games end Sunday, fans will be treated to sights such as Marcelo Bastos of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | July 31, 2013

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: — The Dodgers' Skip Schumaker and Andre Ethier celebrate Tuesday night after Ethier scored the winning run on Mark Ellis' single with two out in the bottom of the the ninth inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium. — Junior lifeguards sprint through the water at the start of the 34th annual Long Beach Junior... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2013
  • Lenny Ignelzi / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2013

Posted On: 10:28 a.m. | July 30, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — San Diego Padres' Chris Denorfia gets the victory bath from teammates while being interviewed by a television reporter, after his two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Padres a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game in San Diego on Monday. — Swimmer Missy Franklin glides beneath the water during the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2013

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | July 29, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Huntington Beach, where they are cleaning up after a fight broke out following the U.S. Open of Surfing, leading to a two-hour confrontation between police and unruly beachgoers. More photos All of this followed Brazilian surfer Alejo Muniz winning at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. More photos Also in the States, Team USA celebrates after winning the... View Post»

Focusing in on the Petzval lens and Panasonic FZ70

Focusing in on the Petzval lens and Panasonic FZ70

Posted On: 11:15 p.m. | July 27, 2013

Lomography has partnered with lens maker Zenit to manufacture the Petzval Lens which was invented in 1940. The lens with its unique sharpness and shallow depth-of-field along with producing swirling blurred background, will feature either a more current Canon EF or Nikon F mount. The portrait style lens has recently been announced as a Kickstarter project with great success. The project goal... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 22-28, 2013
  • Jason Alden

The Week in Pictures | July 22-28, 2013

Posted On: 4:59 p.m. | July 26, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The eyes of the world were on England this week as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge exited St. Mary's hospital with their newborn, Prince George of Cambridge. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 26, 2013
  • GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 26, 2013

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | July 26, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, DC, where a U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 25, 2013
  • AFP/Getty Images / AFP

Pictures in the News | July 25, 2013

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | July 25, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Taylor Clark of the United States has a moment to himself before competing in the junior men's quarterfinals during the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing on Wednesday in Huntington Beach. The biggest names in surfing, skateboarding and BMX will compete through Sunday. More photos — A firefighter carries an injured young girl following a train accident... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 24, 2013
  • Scott Heavey / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 24, 2013

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | July 24, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in England, where Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart St. Mary's Hospital in London with their newborn son. The baby, as yet unnamed, is third in line to the throne and becomes the Prince of Cambridge. More photosNew York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner faced reporters in New York. The former congressman... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 23, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 23, 2013

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | July 23, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: —A team in a virtual studio at Digital Domain in Playa Vista demonstrates the use of a virtual camera to record action that will be used to create video games. Local visual effects companies are enjoying a surge in business from video game makers looking for better visual effects to make their games more realistic. Read more —Spectators on... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 22, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 22, 2013

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | July 22, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego with the seventh annual Zombie Walk at Comic-Con boasting more than 500 zombies infiltrating thousands of the living in the Gaslamp Quarter. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 15-21, 2013
  • YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | July 15-21, 2013

Posted On: 4:22 p.m. | July 19, 2013

Thousands of firefighters continue to battle the 22,800 acre Mountain Fire in the San Jacinto mountains. A not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin sparked protest around the nation. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 19, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 19, 2013

Posted On: 10:14 a.m. | July 19, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the San Jacinto mountains , where firefighters are battling the 22,800 acre Mountain Fire. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 18, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 18, 2013

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | July 18, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Evacuation orders affecting about 6,000 people remained in force as the Mountain fire near Idyllwild and Fern Valley continued to rage, authorities said. More photos — A character actor in an Iron Man costume works the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Hollywood on Wednesday as an LAPD officer briefs reporters. Marauding bands... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 17, 2013
  • Peter Morrison / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 17, 2013

Posted On: 9:09 a.m. | July 17, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where protesters took to Los Angeles streets for the fourth night in a row, waving signs and chanting slogans to denounce the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. 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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